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The Specified Risk Material Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1997

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25.—(1) A person shall not transport specified risk material to premises referred to in regulation 12(a) unless the specified risk material is in a container marked with—

(a)the words “specified risk material”;

(b)its place of destination; and

(c)the name of the person to whom it is being sent.

(2) Any person delivering specified risk material to premises referred to in regulation 12(a) shall state in writing to the consignee the place from which the specified risk material was collected for delivery.

(3) The consignee shall make a consignment record on the arrival of specified risk material at the premises and shall keep that record for two years from the date of arrival.

(4) The consignee shall not dispose of or otherwise consign specified risk material delivered to the premises except to other premises referred to in regulation 12(a) or to premises referred to in regulation 21, in which case he shall keep a consignment record for two years.

(5) When any specified risk material is no longer needed for the purposes for which it was delivered in accordance with this regulation, the consignee shall—

(a)ensure that it is destroyed on the premises to which it was delivered by incineration or is consigned to premises specified in regulation 21 for destruction;

(b)ensure (where specified risk material is consigned for destruction in accordance with sub-paragraph (a)) that the specified risk material is stained blue before consignment; and

(c)keep a record for two years of the place and method of destruction.

(6) For the purposes of this regulation, the “consignee” is the occupier of premises specified in regulation 12(a) to which specified risk material is delivered.

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