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Radioactive Substances Exemption (Northern Ireland) Order 2011 (S.R. No. 289 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
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

This Order revokes and replaces a series of exemption orders made under the Radioactive Substances Act 1993 and its predecessor (the Radioactive Substances Act 1960 in order to rationalize the current system of exemptions and align this more closely with the structure and terminology used in the Basic Safety Standards Directive. Particular provision is made in relation to the disposal of various kinds of radioactive waste, whether from natural sources or contamination.

Full text
English
Website
www.opsi.gov.uk

References - Legislation

Implements

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

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

Amended by

Radioactive Substances (Modification of Enactments) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2018 (S.R. No. 116 of 2018).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2018

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

Source: FAO, FAOLEX