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The Ionising Radiations Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2017

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4.—(1) Any duty imposed by these Regulations on an employer in respect of the exposure to ionising radiation of persons other than that employer's employees is imposed only in so far as the exposure of those persons to ionising radiation arises from work with ionising radiation undertaken by that employer.

(2) Duties under these Regulations imposed upon the employer shall also be imposed upon any person who is—

(a)a mine operator; or

(b)the operator of a quarry,

in so far as those duties relate to the mine or part of the mine of which that person is the mine operator or the quarry of which that person is the operator and to matters within that person's control.

(3) Subject to regulations 5(1)(c), 6(2)(c) and (d) and 7(1)(h), duties under these Regulations imposed upon the employer shall be imposed on the holder of a nuclear site licence under the Nuclear Installations Act 1965 F1 in so far as those duties relate to the licensed site.

(4) In this regulation—

(a)mine operator” has the meaning given by regulation 2(1) of the Mines Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016 F2;

(b)operator”, in relation to the operator of a quarry, has the meaning given by regulation 2(1) of the Quarries Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006 F3.

F11965 c.57; sections 1, 3 and 5 were amended by paragraphs 16 to 18 and 20 of Schedule 12 to the Energy Act 2013 (c. 32). There are other amendments not relevant to these Regulations

F3S.R. 2006 No. 205, to which there are amendments not relevant to these Regulations

F4Formerly 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

F5See Article 2(2) of S.I. 1978/1039 (N.I. 9)

F6S.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

F8Article 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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