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Radioactive Substances Act 1993 (Amendment) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2011 (S.R. No. 290 of 2011).

Country/Territory
United Kingdom
Territorial subdivision
Northern Ireland
Document type
Regulation
Date
2011
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Subject
Air & atmosphere, Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Registration Radiation Pollution control Waste disposal Offences/penalties Hazardous waste Waste management
Geographical area
Atlantic Ocean Islands, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, North Atlantic, North Sea, North-East Atlantic, Northern Europe
Abstract

These Regulations amend the Radioactive Substances Act 1993 in provisions which make provision with respect to the control on the handling of radioactive substances and the disposal of radioactive waste. The principal objective is to further adjust the provisions of the Act to Council Directive 96/29/Euratom laying down basic safety standards for the protection of the health of workers and the general public against the dangers arising from ionizing radiation. New provisions define the substances and articles which are classified as “radioactive material” or “radioactive waste” under the Act, and which are subject to the controls under the Act. A new Schedule 1A (Tables of NORM industrial activities, radionuclides and summation rules) is introduced, Schedule 1 replaced and sections 8(4) and (5) and 15(1) repealed.

Full text
English
Website
www.opsi.gov.uk

References - Legislation

Implements

Council Directive 96/29/Euratom laying down basic safety standards for the protection of the health of workers and the general public against the dangers arising from ionizing radiation.

Legislation | European Union | 1996

Keyword: Radiation, Authorization/permit, Early warning system, Environmental audit, Inspection, Data collection/reporting, Pollution control, Recycling/reuse, Hazardous waste, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amends

Radioactive Substances Act 1993 (c. 12).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 1993

Keyword: Registration, Radiation, Pollution control, Waste disposal, Offences/penalties, Hazardous waste, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX