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Radiological Protection (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2014 (No. 20 of 2014).

Country/Territory
Ireland
Document type
Legislation
Date
2014
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
An Act to provide for the dissolution of the Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland and the transfer of all its functions, assets, liabilities and staff to the Environmental Protection Agency; to give effect to the amendment to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material done at Vienna on 8 July 2005; to amend the Radiological Protection Act 1991, the Environmental Protection Agency Act 1992 and certain other enactments; and to provide for matters connected therewith.
Subject
Air & atmosphere, Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Radiation Emissions Monitoring Environmental standards Waste management Waste disposal Recycling/reuse Transport/storage Pollution control Hazardous waste
Geographical area
Europe, European Union Countries, Northern Europe
Abstract

This Act provides for the dissolution of the Radiological Protection Institute of Ireland (RPII) and the transfer of all of its functions, staff and assets to the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA). It also provides for the introduction of statutory measures necessary to enable Ireland to ratify the 2005 Amendment to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Materials (CPPNM). Finally, it includes a number of technical amendments in relation to RPII licensing; updates fines specifi

Full text
English
Website
www.irishstatutebook.ie

References - Legislation

Amends

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

Environmental Protection Agency Act, 1992.

Legislation | Ireland | 1992

Keyword: Basic legislation, Institution, Environmental planning, Pollution control, Freshwater quality/freshwater pollution, Effluent waste water/discharge, GMO, Access-to-information, EIA, Offences/penalties, Freshwater resources management, Water supply

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Other references

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)