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The Ionising Radiations Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2017

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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

2017 No. 229

Health And Safety

The Ionising Radiations Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2017

Made

5th December 2017

Coming into operation

1st January 2018

The Department for the Economy(1), being the Department concerned(2), makes the following Regulations in exercise of the powers conferred by Articles 2(5), 17(1), (2), (3), (4), (5) and (6), 40(2) and (4), 54(1) and 55(2) of, and paragraphs 1(1) and (2), 2 to 10, 12, 13, 14(1), 15, 19 and 20(a) and (b) of Schedule 3 to the Health and Safety at Work (Northern Ireland) Order 1978 (“the 1978 Order”)(3).

The Regulations give effect without modifications to proposals submitted to the Department by the Health and Safety Executive for Northern Ireland under Article 13(1A)(4) of the 1978 Order after the Executive had carried out consultations in accordance with Article 46(3)(5).

It appears to the Department that—

(a)

the modifications referred to in paragraphs 1, 2, 7 and 8 of Schedule 9 are expedient as set out in Article 54(1) of the 1978 Order; and

(b)

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

(1)

Formerly the Department of Enterprise, Trade and Investment; see 2016 c.5, section 1(3); that Department was formerly the Department of Economic Development; see S.I. 1999/283 (N.I. 1), Article 3(5); that Department was formerly the Department of Manpower Services, see S.I. 1982/846 (N.I. 11), Article 3

(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), Articles 3(1) and 4(1). Article 55(2) was amended by S.I. 1998/2795 (N.I. 18), Article 6(1) and Schedule 1, paragraph 19

(4)

Article 13(1) was substituted by S.I. 1998/2795 (N.I. 18), Article 4

(5)

Article 46(3) was amended by S.I. 1998/2795 (N.I. 18), Article 6(1) and Schedule 1, paragraphs 8 and 18

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