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


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8.—(1) Any person guilty of an offence under Article 7(5) shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 3 on the standard scale.

(2) Any person guilty of any other offence under this Order shall be liable—

(a)on conviction on indictment, to a fine or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years or to both;

(b)on summary conviction, to a fine not exceeding the statutory maximum or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two months or to both.

(3) The court by or before which any person is convicted of an offence under Article 4(4) or 5(8) in respect of any radioactive material may order the material to be destroyed or disposed of and any expenses reasonably incurred in connection with the destruction or disposal to be defrayed by that person.

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