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Radiological Protection Act, 1991 (No. 9 of 1991).

Country/Territory
Ireland
Document type
Legislation
Date
1991
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to provide for the establishment of an institute to be called the Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland, to define its functions, to provide for the dissolution of An Bord Fuinnimh Núicléigh and the transfer of its functions to the Radiological Protection Institute Of Ireland, to authorise the making of regulations prescribing levels of activity and specifying matters to be done in the event of specified levels being exceeded and to give effect to the Convention On Early Notification Of A Nuclear Accident Done at Vienna on the 26th Day Of September, 1986, the Convention On Assistance in the Case of a Nuclear Accident Or Radiological Emergency Done At Vienna on The 26th Day of September, 1986, And The Convention On The Physical Protection of Nuclear Material Done at Vienna on The 26th Day Of October, 1979, And To Provide For Other Matters Connected With The Matters Aforesaid.
Subject
Livestock, Air & atmosphere, Food & nutrition, Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Radiation Emissions Environmental standards Food quality control/food safety Hygiene/sanitary procedures Toxicity/poisoning Inspection Animal health Animal production Slaughtering Hazardous substances Pollution control Hazardous waste
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

This Act establishes the Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland, which shall, among other things: monitor activity or ionising radiation levels in any thing in the State and in any waters, including international waters, surrounding the State; advise the Government, the Minister and other Ministers of the Government and the public, on measures for the protection of individuals in the State from radiological hazards; and assist in the planning and implementation of measures to deal with rad

Full text
English
Website
www.irishstatutebook.ie

References - Legislation

Implemented by

European Communities (Nuclear Safety) Regulations 2017 (No. 332 of 2017).

Legislation | Ireland | 2017

Keyword: Nuclear energy, Radiation, Disasters, Environmental security

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Radiological Protection Act, 1991 (General Control of Radioactive Substances, Nuclear Devices and Irradiating Apparatus) Order, 1993. (S.I. No. 151 of 1993).

Legislation | Ireland | 1993

Keyword: Radiation, Emissions, Monitoring, Environmental standards, Waste management, Waste disposal, Recycling/reuse, Transport/storage, Pollution control, Hazardous waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Meteorological Services, Radiological Protection and Nuclear Safety (Transfer of Departmental Administration and Ministerial Functions) Order 2002 (S.I. No. 303 of 2002).

Legislation | Ireland | 2002

Keyword: Radiation, Emissions, Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Radiological Protection Act 1991 (Responsible and Safe Management of Radioactive Waste) Order 2013 (S.I. No. 320 of 2013).

Legislation | Ireland | 2013

Keyword: Radiation, Nuclear energy, Pollution control, Hazardous waste, Waste disposal

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Radiological Protection Act, 1991 (Ionising Radiation) Order, 2000 (No. 125 of 2000).

Legislation | Ireland | 2000

Keyword: Radiation, Emissions, Monitoring, Environmental standards, Waste management, Waste disposal, Recycling/reuse, Transport/storage, Pollution control, Hazardous waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Radiological Protection Act 1991 (Control of High-Activity Sealed Radioactive Sources) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 875 of 2005).

Legislation | Ireland | 2005

Keyword: Radiation, Emissions, Hazardous substances, Packaging/labelling, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Radiological Protection Act, 1991 (Nuclear Safety) Order 2011 (No. 390 of 2011).

Legislation | Ireland | 2011 | Repealed

Keyword: Radiation, Emissions, Institution

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

European Communities (Radiological Emergency Warning to Public) Regulations, 1993 (S.I. No. 209 of 1993).

Legislation | Ireland | 1993

Keyword: Radiation, Emissions, Institution, Disasters, Early warning system/emergency intervention system, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Radiological Protection Act, 1991 (Licensing Application and Fees) Regulations, 2007 (S.I. No. 654 of 2007).

Legislation | Ireland | 2007

Keyword: Radiation, Emissions, Authorization/permit, Environmental fees/charges

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Other references

Implements treaty

Convention on Assistance in the Case of a Nuclear Accident or Radiological Emergency

Treaty | Multilateral | Vienna |

Keyword: Monitoring, International organization, Hazardous substances, Data collection/reporting, Nuclear energy, Dispute settlement, Hazardous waste, Liability/compensation, Early warning system/emergency intervention system, Radioactive waste, Resource/damage valuation

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-145405)

Implements treaty

Convention on Early Notification of a Nuclear Accident

Treaty | Multilateral | Vienna |

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000881)

Implements treaty

Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material

Treaty | Multilateral | Vienna |

Keyword: Jurisdictional competence, Nuclear energy, Radiation, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Standards, Dispute settlement, Offences/penalties, Radioactive waste, Transport/storage

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-000406)