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RADIATION CONTROL ACT 1990

- As at 8 June 2017
- Act 13 of 1990

TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART 1 - PRELIMINARY

   1.      Name of Act
   2.      Commencement
   3.      Objects of Act
   4.      Definitions
   5.      Fit and proper persons
   5A.     Certain persons and public bodies may exercise certain functions of Authority

   PART 2 - LICENCES AND ACCREDITATIONS

   6.      Radiation management licences
   7.      Radiation user licence
   8.      Accreditation of radiation experts and security assessors
   9.      Applications with respect to licences and accreditations
   10.     Variation of licences and accreditations
   11.     Term of licences and accreditations
   12.     Surrender of licences and accreditation
   13.     Cancellation and suspension of licences and accreditations
   13A.    Conditions of suspension, cancellation or surrender
   13B.    Conditions generally
   13C.    Public register of licences

   PART 2A - SECURITY OF RADIOACTIVE SOURCES

   14.     Preparation of security plans
   14A.    Implementation of security measures
   14B.    Identification and security checking

   PART 3 - ENFORCEMENT

   15.     Application of Chapter 7 of Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997
   16.     Powers of entry
   17.     (Repealed)
   18.     Notices to avoid or remedy contraventions
   19.     Powers to deal with dangerous situations
   20.     Special inquiries
   21.     Decontamination and acquisition of premises
   22.     Offence by employee-liability of employer
   23.     Offences by corporations
   23A.    Orders regarding monetary benefits
   23B.    Additional orders
   24.     Increased penalty for offence causing serious harm
   24A.    Enforcement of undertakings
   25.     Proceedings for offences
   25A.    Penalty notices
   25B.    Remedy or restraint of breaches of this Act or regulations
   26.     Forfeiture
   27.     Retention and disposal of seized property
   28.     Recovery of costs

   PART 3A - FINANCIAL ASSURANCES

   28A.    Purpose of this Part
   28B.    Definition of “conditions” of licence
   28C.    Requiring financial assurances
   28D.    Restriction on requiring financial assurance
   28E.    Amount of financial assurances
   28F.    Guidelines about financial assurances
   28G.    Carrying out of work or program when licensee fails to do so
   28H.    Claim on or realising of financial assurance
   28I.    Lapsing of financial assurance
   28J.    Liability of Authority, State and others
   28K.    Financial assurance not to affect other action

   PART 4 - RADIATION ADVISORY COUNCIL

   29.     Radiation Advisory Council
   30.     Functions of the Council
   31.     Committees of Council
   32.     (Repealed)
   33.     Annual report of Council to Parliament

   PART 5 - GENERAL

   33A.    Abandoning radioactive substance
   34.     Act binds Crown
   35.     Service of documents
   36.     Evidentiary matters
   36A.    Appeals to Land and Environment Court
   36B.    Provision of false or misleading information
   37.     Adoption of documents forming part of National Directory
   38.     Consultation and co-operation between Ministers
   38A.    Exemptions by Authority in emergencies and other situations
   39.     Exemptions
   39A.    Personal liability
   39B.    Review of Act
   40.     Regulations
           41-43. (Repealed)
   44.     Savings and transitional provisions
           SCHEDULE 1
           SCHEDULE 2


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