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

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Regulation 16(2)

SCHEDULE 10Notification of Shipment to Competent Authority

The notification required by regulation 16(2) shall be delivered to the competent authority at least 7 days prior to the commencement of the shipment and shall include—

(a)sufficient information to identify the package, including all applicable approval certificate numbers and competent authority identification marks;

(b)details of the date of shipment, the expected date of arrival and proposed routing;

(c)the name of the radioactive material or nuclide;

(d)a description of the physical and chemical form of the radioactive material, or whether it is special form radioactive material; and

(e)the maximum activity of the radioactive contents during carriage expressed in units of Bq with the appropriate SI prefix, except in the case of fissile material, where the mass of fissile material in units of grammes (g), or multiples thereof, may be used in place of activity.

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