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RADIATION PROTECTION ACT 2005

- Act 48 of 2005
- Royal Assent 1 December 2005

TABLE OF PROVISIONS

           Long Title

   PART 1 - Preliminary

   1.      Short title
   2.      Commencement
   3.      Objects of Act
   4.      Interpretation
   5.      Meaning of "radiation"
   6.      Meaning of "radiation source"
   7.      Act binds Crown

   PART 2 - Duties relating to Radiation Sources and Dose Limits

   8.      Duty to ensure harm does not result from radiation source
   9.      Diagnostic or therapeutic procedures
   10.     Causing radiation exposure
   11.     Occupational exposure to radon-222
   12.     Notification of dangerous event

   PART 3 - Requirements for Radiation Sources and Radiation Places

           Division 1 - Requirement to hold licence for radiation source

   13.     Dealings with radiation source prohibited without licence

           Division 2 - Requirement to register place where radiation source
           used or stored

   14.     Requirement for certificate of registration for place where radiation
           source used or stored

           Division 3 - Requirement to be accredited to test radiation source,
           &c.

   15.     Accreditation to test radiation source
   16.     Accreditation to issue certificate of compliance

           Division 4 - Testing, inspections and certificates of compliance for
           radiation sources and radiation places

   17.     Issue of certificate of compliance
   18.     Result of test or inspection to be given to Director of Public
           Health

           Division 5 - Banned radiation sources

   19.     Certain dealings with banned radiation source prohibited

   PART 4 - Licensing, Registration and Accreditation Division 1 -
   Applications for, and issue of, authorities

   20.     Application
   21.     Determination of application
   22.     Issue of authority
   23.     Activities authorised by authority
   24.     Approval of radiation management plan
   25.     Duration

           Division 2 - Renewal of licences and certificates of accreditation

   26.     Renewal of licence or certificate of accreditation
   27.     Licence or certificate of accreditation continues until application
           for renewal decided

           Division 3 - Amendment of authorities

   28.     Amendment of authority on initiative of Director of Public Health
   29.     Amendment of authority on application by holder
   30.     Recording amendment of authority

           Division 4 - Suspension and cancellation of authorities

   31.     Grounds for suspending or cancelling authority
   32.     Show cause notice
   33.     Representations about show cause notices
   34.     Ending show cause process without further action
   35.     Suspension or cancellation
   36.     Return of suspended or cancelled authority
   37.     Immediate suspension of authority in urgent circumstances

           Division 5 - Miscellaneous provisions

   38.     Prohibition on abandoning radiation source
   39.     Procedure if radiation source abandoned
   40.     Surrender of authority
   41.     Replacement of authority
   42.     Failure to decide application
   43.     Contravention of condition
   44.     Transfer of authority prohibited
   45.     Holder of authority to give notice of prescribed change

   PART 5 - Administration Division 1 - Radiation Advisory Council

   46.     Establishment of Radiation Advisory Council
   47.     Constitution of Council
   48.     Function of Council
   49.     Powers of Council
   50.     Acting members of Council

           Division 2 - Director of Public Health

   51.     General functions and powers of Director of Public Health
   52.     Delegation by Director of Public Health

           Division 3 - Authorised officers

   53.     Appointment of authorised officers
   54.     Certificates of authorisation
   55.     Issuing certificates of compliance

           Division 4 - Other matters of administration

   56.     Guidelines
   57.     Codes of practice
   58.     Protection from liability
   59.     Confidentiality

   PART 6 - Enforcement Division 1 - Preliminary

   60.     Interpretation
   61.     When thing connected with an offence

           Division 2 - Inspection and seizure powers of authorised officers

   62.     Powers of authorised officers
   63.     Warrant to enter place
   64.     Emergency powers
   65.     Power to search person
   66.     Seizure of things
   67.     Retention of thing seized
   68.     Recovery of costs

           Division 3 - Other powers of authorised officers

   69.     Power to require name and address
   70.     Power to require information from certain persons
   70A.    Infringement notices

           Division 4 - General enforcement matters

   71.     False or misleading documents
   72.     False or misleading statements
   73.     Offences relating to authorised officer

   PART 7 - Reviews of Decisions

   74.     Reviews of decisions

   PART 8 - Legal Proceedings Division 1 - Evidentiary provisions

   75.     Signatures
   76.     Evidentiary certificates

           Division 2 - Criminal liability

   77.     Conduct of representatives
   78.     Liability of executive officers of body corporate
   79.     Liability of partners in partnership

           Division 3 - Proceedings generally

   80.     Time for making complaint
   81.     Additional court orders

   PART 9 - Miscellaneous Provisions

   82.     Register
   83.     Annual report
   84.     Service of documents
   85.     Exemptions
   86.     Regulations
   87.     Transitional and savings provisions
   88.     Administration of Act
   89.     Section 89
   90.     Legislation repealed
   91.     Legislation rescinded
           SCHEDULE 1
           SCHEDULE 2
           SCHEDULE 3
           SCHEDULE 4
           SCHEDULE 5
           SCHEDULE 6
           SCHEDULE 7

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