699. The applicable law.

The carriage of dangerous goods by road is governed by the European Agreement Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road ('ADR')1 and the carriage of dangerous goods by rail is governed by the Regulation Concerning the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail ('RID')2. An EU Directive sets out a framework for the application of ADR and RID to both national and international carriage within the EU