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RADIATION CONTROL REGULATION 2013

- Made under the Radiation Control Act 1990
- As at 8 June 2017
- Reg 52 of 2013

TABLE OF PROVISIONS

   PART 1 - PRELIMINARY

   1.      Name of Regulation
   2.      Commencement
   3.      Definitions
   4.      Definition of “radioactive ore”
   5.      Definition of “radioactive substance”
   6.      Definition of “security enhanced source”
   7.      Regulation to be read in conjunction with the Work Health and Safety Act 2011

   PART 2 - LICENSING AND ACCREDITATION

   8.      Exemptions from radiation management licensing requirements for certain radioactive substances and ionising radiation apparatus
   9.      Exemptions from radiation user licensing requirements for certain radioactive substances and ionising radiation apparatus
   10.     Exemptions from radiation user licensing requirements for certain persons
   11.     Exemptions from radiation user licensing requirements for dental profession in relation to use of certain radiation apparatus
   12.     Consulting radiation experts
   13.     Radiation security assessors
   14.     Fees

   PART 3 - SECURITY OF RADIOACTIVE SOURCES

           Division 1 - Security plans

   15.     Security plans generally: additional matters and review
   16.     Source security plans: additional matters
   17.     Source transport security plans: additional matters
   18.     Amendments to security plans that do not require review

           Division 2 - Security measures

   19.     Definitions
   20.     Security measures for category 1 security enhanced sources
   21.     Security measures for category 2 security enhanced sources
   22.     Security measures for category 3 security enhanced sources
   23.     Duty to report breach of a security measure

           Division 3 - Identity checking

   24.     Prescribed security enhanced sources for identity checking
   25.     Identity checking

   PART 4 - RADIATION SAFETY AND PUBLIC HEALTH

           Division 1 - Radiation safety in the workplace

   26.     Duty to comply with dose limits
   27.     Duty to inform occupationally exposed persons
   28.     Radiation management plan

           Division 2 - Radiation monitoring

   29.     Personal monitoring devices
   30.     Personal radiation exposure record
   31.     Area monitoring devices
   32.     Maintenance of monitoring devices

           Division 3 - Voluntary exposure to radiation for scientific or research purposes

   33.     Voluntary exposure to radiation for scientific or research purposes

           Division 4 - Disposal and transport of radioactive substances and radiation apparatus

   34.     Disposal of regulated material
   35.     Records to be kept of disposal of regulated material
   36.     Transport of radioactive substances

           Division 5 - Radiation accidents

   37.     Certain occurrences are taken to be radiation accidents
   38.     Duty to report and investigate apparent radiation accidents
   39.     Record of accidents
   40.     Faults or defects

           Division 6 - Prohibitions to protect public health

   41.     Prohibition on commercial cosmetic tanning services
   42.     Duty to protect public from exposure to radiation

           Division 7 - Miscellaneous

   43.     Appointment of radiation safety officers and committees
   44.     Loss or theft of regulated material
   45.     Loss or theft of security enhanced source
   46.     Warning signs

   PART 5 - MISCELLANEOUS

   47.     Exercise of certain functions by Secretary of Department of Planning and Environment
   48.     Actions by incorrect public body
   49.     Appropriate regulatory authority may continue to exercise functions
   50.     Destruction or disposal of records
   51.     Contamination of premises by radioactivity: section 21
   52.     Penalty notice offences
   53.     Forfeiture of property: sections 26 and 27
   54.     Operation of provisions about tanning salons after their repeal
   55.     Repeal
           SCHEDULE 1
           SCHEDULE 2
           SCHEDULE 3
           SCHEDULE 4
           SCHEDULE 5
           SCHEDULE 6
           SCHEDULE 7
           Schedule 8 (Repealed)


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