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Ionising Radiations Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2000

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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

2000 No. 375

HEALTH AND SAFETY

Ionising Radiations Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2000

Made

30th November 2000

Coming into operation—

All regulations except regulation 5

8th January 2001

Regulation 5

13th May 2001

Whereas it appears to the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment(1), being the Department concerned(2)—

(a)under Article 54(1) of the Health and Safety at Work (Northern Ireland) Order 1978(3) (“the 1978 Order”) that the modifications referred to in regulation 41(1) and paragraphs 1 and 2 of Schedule 10 are expedient in connection with the other provisions of these Regulations; and

(b)that it is not appropriate to consult bodies in accordance with Article 54(5) of the 1978 Order in respect of such modifications.

Now, therefore, that Department, being a Department designated(4) for the purpose of section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972(5) in relation to measures relating to the basic safety standards for the protection of the general public and workers against the dangers of ionising radiation, in exercise of the powers conferred on it by the said section 2(2) and in exercise of the powers conferred by Articles 2(5), 17(1), (2), (3), (4), (5) and (6)(6), 40(2) and (4), 54(1) and 55(2) of, and paragraphs 1(1) and (2), 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 12, 13, 14(1), 15, 19 and 20(a) and (b) of Schedule 3 to, the 1978 Order and of every other power enabling it in that behalf, after consultation in accordance with Article 46(1)(7) of the 1978 Order with the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland and such other bodies as appeared to the Department to be appropriate, hereby makes the following Regulations:

(1)

Formerly the Department of Economic Development; see S.I. 1999/288 (N.I. 9), Article 3(5)

(2)

See Article 2(2) of S.I. 1978/1039 (N.I. 9)

(3)

S.I. 1978/1039 (N.I. 9); the general purposes of Part II referred to in Article 17(1) were extended by S.I. 1992/1728 (N.I. 17), Article 3(1). Article 47A was inserted by Article 3, and Article 2 was amended by Articles 4 and 8, of S.I. 1997/1774 (N.I. 16)

(5)

1972 c. 68; the definition of the Treaties referred to in section 2(2) was extended by section 1 of the European Economic Area Act 1993 (c. 51)

(6)

Article 17 must be read with S.I. 1992/1728 (N.I. 17), Articles 3(2) and 4(2)

(7)

Article 46(1) was amended by S.I. 1998/2795 (N.I. 18), Article 6(1) and Schedule 1, paragraph 8

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