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The Radioactive Substances (Modification of Enactments) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2018

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Statutory Rules of Northern Ireland

2018 No. 116

Radioactive Substances

Environmental Protection

The Radioactive Substances (Modification of Enactments) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2018

Made

10th May 2018

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1st June 2018

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs(1) has been designated(2) for the purposes of section 2(2) of the European Communities Act 1972(3) in relation to the safety measures in regard to radioactive substances and the emission of ionising radiation, and measures relating to basic safety standards for health protection of the general public and workers against the dangers of ionising radiation.

The Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs in exercise of powers conferred on it by that section and by sections 8(6), 8(7), 8(8), 15(2), 15(3), 45(1) and 45(2) of the Radioactive Substances Act 1993(4), which are now vested in it, hereby makes the following Regulations.

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The Department of the Environment was dissolved by section 1(9) of the Departments Act (Northern Ireland) 2016 and, by virtue of Article 8(1)(c) of the Departments (Transfer of Functions) Order (Northern Ireland) 2016, its functions for the purpose of these Regulations were transferred to the Department of Agriculture, Environment and Rural Affairs

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