Search Legislation

Packaging, Labelling and Carriage of Radioactive Material by Rail Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1998

 Help about what version

What Version

  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As made)

More Resources


This is the original version (as it was originally made). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format.

Notification of shipment

16.—(1) A person shall not cause or permit to be made the first shipment of any package which requires the approval of any competent authority under these Regulations unless copies of each approval certificate required for the package design of that package have been submitted to the competent authority of each state through or into which the consignment is to be carried.

(2) Subject to paragraph (3), a person shall not cause or permit to be made any shipment—

(a)of a Type B(U) package containing radioactive material with an activity greater than—

(i)3×103 A1 or 3×103 A2, as appropriate, or

(ii)1000 TBq,

whichever is the lower;

(b)of a Type B(M) package; or

(c)of a shipment under special arrangement,

without giving notice in accordance with Schedule 10 to the competent authority of each state through or into which the shipment is to be transported.

(3) Separate notification to the Secretary of State is not required of the information specified in Schedule 10 where that information was included in the application for approval of shipment under regulation 11(2).

Back to top


Print Options


Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made): The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.


Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once


More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources