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The Radioactive Material (Road Transport) (Northern Ireland) Order 1992


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2.—(1) The Interpretation Act (Northern Ireland) 1954(1) shall apply to Article 1 and the following provisions of this Order as it applies to a Measure of the Northern Ireland Assembly.

(2) In this Order

“the Department” means the Department of the Environment;

“inspector” means—


an inspector appointed under Article 9; or


a person appointed by the Department as an inspector of vehicles for the purposes of Article 57 of the Road Traffi;c (Northern Ireland) Order 1981(2);

“packaging”, in relation to radioactive material which has been consigned for transport, means an assembly of packaging components which encloses the material completely;

“packaging components” means components intended for use as part of the packaging of such material, and includes—


receptacles, absorbent materials, spacing structures and radiation shielding; and


devices for cooling, for absorbing mechanical shocks and for thermal insulation;

“radioactive material” has the meaning given in Article 3;

“radioactive package” means a package comprising radioactive material which has been consigned for transport and its packaging;

“transport” means transport by road.

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