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

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38.—(1) The consignor of any radioactive material in a package or overpack and the operator of any freight container, tank container, tank wagon or wagon which is used for the carriage of any radioactive material shall retain any information in their possession derived from any measurements of contamination, taken with a view to ensuring that the duties imposed upon them in regulation 23 are complied with, for a period of 2 years from the date on which the carriage commenced.

(2) The designer, manufacturer and consignor of any package, packaging or special form radioactive material shall retain any information in their possession relating to the design, manufacture, testing and maintenance of that package, packaging or special form radioactive material, including (without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing) specifications, calculations, test results, quality assurance programmes and manufacturing records, for so long as the package, packaging or special form radioactive material is in use for the carriage of radioactive material.

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