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Article 4

SCHEDULE 1Tables of radionuclides and descriptions of radioactive material and radioactive waste

Table 1

Radionuclides: values of quantities and concentrations

RadionuclidesMaximum quantity (Bq) on any premisesMaximum concentration (Bq/g)
1.

“The Table 1 column 2 summation rule” means the sum of the quotient A/B where—

(a)

“A” means the quantity of each radionuclide listed in column 1 of Table 1 that is present in the material and waste; and

(b)

“B” means the quantity of that radionuclide specified in column 2 of Table 1.

2.

“The Table 1 column 3 summation rule” means the sum of the quotient C/D where—

(a)

“C” means the concentration of each radionuclide listed in column 1 of Table 1 that is present in the material and waste; and

(b)

“D” means the concentration of that radionuclide specified in column 3 of Table 1.

H-3109106
Be-7107103
C-14107104
O-15109102
F-1810610
Na-2210610
Na-2410510
Si-31106103
P-32105103
P-33108105
S-35108105
Cl-36106104
Cl-3810510
Ar-37108106
Ar-41109102
K-42106102
K-4310610
Ca-45107104
Ca-4710610
Sc-4610610
Sc-47106102
Sc-4810510
V-4810510
Cr-51107103
Mn-5110510
Mn-5210510
Mn-52m10510
Mn-53109104
Mn-5410610
Mn-5610510
Fe-5210610
Fe-55106104
Fe-5910610
Co-5510610
Co-5610510
Co-57106102
Co-5810610
Co-58m107104
Co-6010510
Co-60m106103
Co-61106102
Co-62m10510
Ni-59108104
Ni-63108105
Ni-6510610
Cu-64106102
Zn-6510610
Zn-69106104
Zn-69m106102
Ga-7210510
Ge-71108104
As-73107103
As-7410610
As-76105102
As-77106103
Se-75106102
Br-8210610
Kr-74109102
Kr-76109102
Kr-77109102
Kr-79105103
Kr-81107104
Kr-83m1012105
Kr-85104105
Kr-85m1010103
Kr-87109102
Kr-88109102
Rb-86105102
Sr-85106102
Sr-85m107102
Sr-87m106102
Sr-89106103
Sr-90+104102
Sr-9110510
Sr-9210610
Y-90105103
Y-91106103
Y-91m106102
Y-92105102
Y-93105102
Zr-93+107103
Zr-9510610
Zr-97+10510
Nb-93m107104
Nb-9410610
Nb-9510610
Nb-9710610
Nb-9810510
Mo-9010610
Mo-93108103
Mo-99106102
Mo-10110610
Tc-9610610
Tc-96m107103
Tc-97108103
Tc-97m107103
Tc-99107104
Tc-99m107102
Ru-97107102
Ru-103106102
Ru-10510610
Ru-106+105102
Rh-103m108104
Rh-105107102
Pd-103108103
Pd-109106103
Ag-105106102
Ag-108m+10610
Ag-110m10610
Ag-111106103
Cd-109106104
Cd-115106102
Cd-115m106103
In-111106102
In-113m106102
In-114m106102
In-115m106102
Sn-113107103
Sn-125105102
Sb-122104102
Sb-12410610
Sb-125106102
Te-123m107102
Te-125m107103
Te-127106103
Te-127m107103
Te-129106102
Te-129m106103
Te-131105102
Te-131m10610
Te-132107102
Te-13310510
Te-133m10510
Te-13410610
I-123107102
I-125106103
I-126106102
I-129105102
I-13010610
I-131106102
I-13210510
I-13310610
I-13410510
I-13510610
Xe-131m104104
Xe-133104103
Xe-1351010103
Cs-129105102
Cs-131106103
Cs-13210510
Cs-134m105103
Cs-13410410
Cs-135107104
Cs-13610510
Cs-137+10410
Cs-13810410
Ba-131106102
Ba-140+10510
La-14010510
Ce-139106102
Ce-141107102
Ce-143106102
Ce-144+105102
Pr-142105102
Pr-143106104
Nd-147106102
Nd-149106102
Pm-147107104
Pm-149106103
Sm-151108104
Sm-153106102
Eu-15210610
Eu-152m106102
Eu-15410610
Eu-155107102
Gd-153107102
Gd-159106103
Tb-16010610
Dy-165106103
Dy-166106103
Ho-166105103
Er-169107104
Er-171106102
Tm-170106103
Tm-171108104
Yb-175107103
Lu-177107103
Hf-18110610
Ta-18210410
W-181107103
W-185107104
W-187106102
Re-186106103
Re-188105102
Os-18510610
Os-191107102
Os-191m107103
Os-193106102
Ir-19010610
Ir-19210410
Ir-194105102
Pt-191106102
Pt-193m107103
Pt-197106103
Pt-197m106102
Au-198106102
Au-199106102
Hg-197107102
Hg-197m106102
Hg-203105102
Tl-20010610
Tl-201106102
Tl-202106102
Tl-204104104
Pb-203106102
Pb-210+10410
Pb-212+10510
Bi-20610510
Bi-20710610
Bi-210106103
Bi-212+10510
Po-20310610
Po-20510610
Po-20710610
Po-21010410
At-211107103
Rn-220+107104
Rn-222+10810
Ra-223+105102
Ra-224+10510
Ra-225105102
Ra-226+10410
Ra-227106102
Ra-228+10510
Ac-22810610
Th-226+107103
Th-22710410
Th-228+1041
Th-229+1031
Th-2301041
Th-231107103
Th-232 sec1031
Th-234+105103
Pa-23010610
Pa-2311031
Pa-233107102
U-230+10510
U-231107102
U-232+1031
U-23310410
U-23410410
U-235+10410
U-23610410
U-237106102
U-238+10410
U-238 sec1031
U-239106102
U-240107103
U-240+10610
Np-237+1031
Np-239107102
Np-24010610
Pu-234107102
Pu-235107102
Pu-23610410
Pu-237107103
Pu-2381041
Pu-2391041
Pu-2401031
Pu-241105102
Pu-2421041
Pu-243107103
Pu-2441041
Am-2411041
Am-242106103
Am-242m+1041
Am-243+1031
Cm-242105102
Cm-2431041
Cm-24410410
Cm-2451031
Cm-2461031
Cm-2471041
Cm-2481031
Bk-249106103
Cf-246106103
Cf-24810410
Cf-2491031
Cf-25010410
Cf-2511031
Cf-25210410
Cf-253105102
Cf-2541031
Es-253105102
Es-25410410
Es-254m106102
Fm-254107104
Fm-255106103

Any other radionuclide that is:

(a)

not of natural terrestrial or cosmic origin; or

(b)

listed in Table 2 of Schedule 1A to the Act.

103, or the quantity given in respect of that radionuclide in the Health Protection Agency’s publication ‘Exempt Concentrations and Quantities for Radionuclides not Included in the European Basic Safety Standards Directive’(1).1, or the concentration given in respect of that radionuclide in the document referenced in column 2.

Table 2

Radioactive material and accumulated radioactive waste: values of maximum quantities

Substance or articleMaximum quantity of radionuclides for each substance or article

Maximum quantity of radionuclides:

- on any premises in items which satisfy the limit in column 2; or

-in mobile radioactive apparatus held by a person

A sealed source of a type not described in any other row of this table.4 x 106 Bq2 x 108 Bq
A Class A gaseous tritium light device.2 x 1010 Bq5 x 1012 Bq
A Class B gaseous tritium light device.1 x 1012 Bq3 x 1013 Bq
A Class C gaseous tritium light device.1 x 1012 BqNo limit.
Any sealed source which is solely radioactive material or radioactive waste because it contains tritium.2 x 1010 Bq5 x 1012 Bq
A tritium foil source.2 x 1010 Bq5 x 1012 Bq
A smoke detector affixed to premises.4 x 106 BqNo limit.
An electrodeposited source.

6 x 108 Bq Ni-63 or

2 x 108 Bq Fe-55

6 x 1011 Bq
A luminised article.

8 x 107 Bq Pm-147 or

4 x 109 Bq H-3

4 x 1010 Bq Pm-147

or

2 x 1011 Bq H-3

A Ba-137m eluting source.4 x 104 Bq Cs-137+4 x 105 Bq Cs-137+
A substance or article which is or contains magnesium alloy or thoriated tungsten in which the thorium concentration does not exceed 4% by mass.No limit.No limit.
A uranium or thorium compound.Up to a total of 5 kg of uranium and thorium.Up to a total of 5 kg of uranium and thorium.
A substance or article (other than a sealed source) which is intended for use for medical or veterinary diagnosis or treatment or clinical or veterinary trials.

1 x 109 Bq Tc-99m

and

in respect of the total for all other radionuclides—

(i)

1 x 108 Bq if the substance or article is radioactive material; or

(ii)

2 x 108 Bq if the substance or article is radioactive waste.

1 x 109 Bq Tc-99m

and

2 x 108 Bq of all other radionuclides, (no more than 1 x 108 Bq of which is contained in radioactive material).

Table 3

Radioactive waste: values of quantities and concentrations

Radioactive wasteMaximum concentration of radionuclidesMaximum quantity of waste to be disposed of in the period stated
Solid radioactive waste, with no single item > 4 x 104 Bq.4 x 105 Bq for the sum of all radionuclides per 0.1m3.2 x 108 Bq/year
Solid radioactive waste containing tritium and C-14 only, with no single item > 4 x 105 Bq.4 x 106 Bq of tritium and C-14 per 0.1m3.2 x 109 Bq/year
Individual sealed sources.2 x 105 Bq for the sum of all radionuclides per 0.1m3.1 x 107 Bq/year
Individual sealed sources which are radioactive waste solely because they contain tritium.2 x 1010 Bq of tritium per 0.1m3.1 x 1013 Bq/year
Luminised articles with no single item containing > 8 x 107 Bq of Pm-147 or > 4 x 109 of tritium.

8 x 107 Bq per 0.1m3 of Pm-147

or 4 x 109 Bq per 0.1m3 for tritium.

2 x 109 Bq/year of Pm-147

or 1 x 1011 Bq/year of tritium.

Solid radioactive waste which consists of magnesium alloy, thoriated tungsten or dross from hardener alloy in which the thorium concentration does not exceed 4% by mass.No limit.No limit.
Solid uranium or thorium compound.No limit.0.5 kg of uranium or thorium per week.

Aqueous liquid uranium or thorium compound.

No limit.0.5 kg of uranium or thorium per year.
Radioactive waste in aqueous solution being human excreta.No limit.

1 x 1010 Bq/year of Tc-99m

and

5 x 109 Bq/year for the sum of all other radionuclides.

Table 4

Aqueous radioactive waste values

RadionuclideConcentration in Bq/litreMaximum annual quantity of radionuclides to a relevant sewer (Bq/year)Maximum annual quantity of radionuclides directly to a relevant river or the sea (Bq/year)
1.

“The Table 4 column 2 summation rule” means the sum of the quotients A/B where—

(a)

“A” means the quantity in Bq/litre of each radionuclide listed in column 1 of Table 4 that is present in the aqueous waste which is not described in a row in column 1 of Table 3; and

(b)

“B” means the concentration of that radionuclide specified in column 2 of Table 4.

2.

“The Table 4 column 3 summation rule” means the sum of the quotients C/D where—

(a)

“C” means the quantity in Bq of each radionuclide listed in column 1 of Table 4 that is present in the aqueous waste which is not described in a row of column 1 of Table 3 which is disposed of in the year; and

(b)

“D” means the quantity of that radionuclide specified in column 3 of Table 4.

3.

“The Table 4 column 4 summation rule” means the sum of the quotients C/E where—

(a)

“C” means the quantity in Bq of each radionuclide listed in column 1 of Table 4 that is present in the aqueous waste which is not described in a row in column 1 of Table 3 which is disposed of in the year; and

(b)

“E” means the quantity of that radionuclide specified in column 4 of Table 4.

H-310310101010
Be-71107107
C-140.1106106
F-180.1106106
Na-221106107
Na-241107107
Si-3110108108
P-320.001104104
P-330.001104104
S-35103 x 107108
Cl-3610107108
Cl-380.1106106
K-420.01105105
K-430.01105105
Ca-451107107
Ca-470.1106106
Sc-460.001104104
Sc-470.01105105
Sc-480.001104104
V-481107107
Cr-5110108108
Mn-510.001104104
Mn-520.001104104
Mn-52m0.001104104
Mn-531107107
Mn-540.01105105
Mn-560.001104104
Fe-520.01105105
Fe-551107107
Fe-590.01105105
Co-550.001104104
Co-560.001104104
Co-570.1106106
Co-580.1106106
Co-58m1107107
Co-600.01105105
Co-60m1107107
Co-610.1106106
Co-62m0.001104104
Ni-591107107
Ni-63102109109
Ni-650.01105105
Cu-640.1106106
Zn-650.13 x 105106
Zn-6910108108
Zn-69m0.1106106
Ga-670.1106106
Ga-720.001104104
Ge-711107107
As-7310108108
As-741107107
As-761107107
As-771107107
Se-750.13 x 105106
Br-820.1106106
Rb-860.1106106
Sr-850.1106106
Sr-85m0.1106106
Sr-87m0.1106106
Sr-891107107
Sr-90+0.13 x 105106
Sr-910.01105105
Sr-920.01105105
Y-901107107
Y-911107107
Y-91m0.01105105
Y-920.1106106
Y-930.1106106
Zr-9310108108
Zr-95+0.001104104
Zr-970.01105105
Nb-93m10108108
Nb-940.1106106
Nb-951107107
Nb-971107107
Nb-980.1106106
Mo-900.1106106
Mo-931107107
Mo-990.1106106
Mo-1010.01105105
Tc-961107107
Tc-96m102109109
Tc-97102109109
Tc-97m10108108
Tc-9910107108
Tc-99m103 x 107108
Ru-970.01105105
Ru-1030.01105105
Ru-1050.01105105
Ru-106+0.1106106
Rh-103m10108108
Rh-1051107107
Pd-1030.1106106
Pd-1090.1106106
Ag-1051107107
Ag-108m0.1106106
Ag-110m0.1106106
Ag-11110108108
Cd-1091107107
Cd-1150.1106106
Cd-115m1107107
In-1110.01105105
In-113m0.01105105
In-114m0.01105105
In-115m0.01105105
Sn-1130.1106106
Sn-1250.01105105
Sb-1220.1106106
Sb-1240.1106106
Sb-1251107107
Te-123m1107107
Te-125m1107107
Te-12710108108
Te-127m1107107
Te-12910108108
Te-129m1107107
Te-1311107107
Te-131m1107107
Te-1320.1106106
Te-1331107107
Te-133m1107107
Te-1341107107
I-1231107107
I-1251107107
I-1260.1106106
I-1290.1106106
I-1300.1106106
I-1310.1106106
I-1320.1106106
I-1330.1106106
I-1340.1106106
I-1350.1106106
Cs-1290.01105105
Cs-1310.1106106
Cs-1320.01105105
Cs-1340.01105105
Cs-134m0.1106106
Cs-1350.1106106
Cs-1360.001104104
Cs-137+0.01105105
Cs-1380.001104104
Ba-1310.1106106
Ba-1400.1106106
La-1400.001104104
Ce-1390.1106106
Ce-1410.1106106
Ce-1430.01105105
Ce-1440.1106106
Pr-1420.1106106
Pr-14310108108
Nd-1470.01105105
Nd-1490.01105105
Pm-14710108108
Pm-1491107107
Sm-151102109109
Sm-1530.1106106
Eu-1520.01105105
Eu-152m0.01105105
Eu-1540.01105105
Eu-1550.1106106
Gd-1530.1106106
Gd-1590.1106106
Tb-1600.01105105
Dy-1650.1106106
Dy-1660.1106106
Ho-1660.1106106
Er-16910108108
Er-1710.01105105
Tm-1701107107
Tm-17110108108
Yb-1750.1106106
Lu-1770.1106106
Hf-1810.01105105
Ta-1820.001104104
W-1810.1106106
W-1851107107
W-1870.01105105
Re-1861107107
Re-1881107107
Os-1850.01105105
Os-1910.1106106
Os-191m1107107
Os-1930.1106106
Ir-1900.001104104
Ir-1920.01105105
Ir-1940.1106106
Pt-1910.01105105
Pt-193m1107107
Pt-1970.1106106
Pt-197m0.1106106
Au-1981107107
Au-1991107107
Hg-1971107107
Hg-197m0.1106106
Hg-2030.1106106
Tl-2000.01105105
Tl-2010.1106106
Tl-2020.01105105
Tl-2040.1106106
Pb-2030.01105105
Pb-2100.001104104
Pb-2120.1106106
Bi-2060.01105105
Bi-2070.1106106
Bi-21010108108
Bi-2121107107
Po-2030.001104104
Po-2050.001104104
Po-2070.001104104
Po-2100.001104104
At-2111107107
Ra-2230.01105105
Ra-224+0.01105105
Ra-2250.01105105
Ra-226+0.01105105
Ra-2271107107
Ra-2280.01105105
Ac-2270.1106106
Ac-2280.001104104
Th-2260.1106106
Th-2270.01105105
Th-2281107107
Th-2290.01105105
Th-2301107107
Th-2310.1106106
Th-2321106107
Th-2340.1106106
Pa-2300.01105105
Pa-2310.01105105
Pa-2330.1106106
U-2300.1106106
U-23110108108
U-2320.1106106
U-2330.1106106
U-2340.1106106
U-235+0.1106106
U-2360.1106106
U-23710108108
U-238+0.1106106
U-23910108108
U-24010108108
Np-2370.1106106
Np-2391107107
Np-2400.1106106
Pu-2340.01105105
Pu-2350.01105105
Pu-2361107107
Pu-2370.1106106
Pu-2380.1106106
Pu-2390.1106106
Pu-2400.1106106
Pu-24110108108
Pu-2420.1106106
Pu-2430.1106106
Pu-2440.1106106
Am-2410.1106106
Am-2420.1106106
Am-242m0.1106106
Am-2430.1106106
Cm-2421107107
Cm-2430.1106106
Cm-2440.1106106
Cm-2450.01105105
Cm-2460.1106106
Cm-2470.01105105
Cm-2480.1106106
Bk-249102109109
Cf-2461107107
Cf-2481107107
Cf-2490.01105105
Cf-2500.1106106
Cf-2510.01105105
Cf-2520.1106106
Cf-25310108108
Cf-2540.0001103103
Es-2531107107
Es-2540.1106106
Es-254m0.01105105
Fm-2541107107
Fm-2550.1106106
Any other radionuclide that is not of natural terrestrial or cosmic origin.0.0001, or that concentration which gives rise to a dosage of 10 µSv/year calculated in accordance with the methodology used to calculate other concentrations in this table(2).103, or that quantity which corresponds to 3000m3 of aqueous radioactive waste up to the appropriate concentration as calculated in accordance with column 2.103, or that quantity which corresponds to 10000m3 of aqueous radioactive waste up to the appropriate concentration as calculated in accordance with column 2.

Table 5

Radionuclides in secular equilibrium

Parent radionuclideDaughter radionuclides
Sr-90+Y-90
Zr-93+Nb-93m
Zr-95+Nb-95
Zr-97+Nb-97
Ru-106+Rh-106
Ag-108m+Ag-108
Cs-137+Ba-137m
Ba-140+La-140
Ce-144+Pr-144
Pb-210+Bi-210, Po-210
Pb-212+Bi-212, Tl-208, Po-212
Bi-212+Tl-208, Po-212
Rn-220+Po-216
Rn-222+Po-218, Pb-214, Bi-214, Po-214
Ra-223+Rn-219, Po-215, Pb-211, Bi-211, Tl-207
Ra-224+Where Ra-224+ is referred to in table 1: Rn-220, Po-216, Pb-212, Bi-212, Tl-208, Po-212
Where Ra-224+ is referred to in table 4: Pb-212
Ra-226+Where Ra-226+ is referred to in table 1: Rn-222, Po-218, Pb-214, Bi-214, Pb-210, Bi-210, Po-210, Po-214
Where Ra-226+ is referred to in table 4: Rn-222, Po-218, Pb-214, Bi-214, Po-214
Ra-228+Ac-228
Th-226+Ra-222, Rn-218, Po-214
Th-228+Ra-224, Rn-220, Po-216, Pb-212, Bi-212, Po-212, Tl-208
Th-229+Ra-225, Ac-225, Fr-221, At-217, Bi-213, Po-213, Pb-209
Th-232 secRa-228, Ac-228, Th-228, Ra-224, Rn-220, Po-216, Pb-212, Bi-212, Po-212, Tl-208
Th-234+Pa-234m
U-230+Th-226, Ra-222, Rn-218, Po-214
U-232+Th-228, Ra-224, Rn-220, Po-216, Pb-212, Bi-212, Tl-208, Po-212
U-235+Th-231
U-238+Th-234, Pa-234m, Pa-234
U-238 secTh-234, Pa-234m, U-234, Th-230, Ra-226, Rn-222, Po-218, Pb-214, Bi-214, Pb-210, Bi-210, Po-210, Po-214
U-240+Np-240
Np-237+Pa-233
Am-242m+Am-242
Am-243+Np-239

Article 4

SCHEDULE 2Relevant standard conditions under Parts 2 and 3 of this Order

Introduction

1.  In this Schedule, “radioactive substances” means radioactive material, mobile radioactive apparatus and radioactive waste, and “exempt radioactive substances” means such radioactive substances in respect of which an exemption in Part 2 or 3 of this Order applies.

Relevant standard conditions

2.—(1) In respect of a person (“A”) to whom—

(a)article 5(1)(a) applies, the relevant standard conditions are those contained in paragraphs 3 and 4;

(b)article 6(1)(a)(ii) or (b) or 9(1)(b) applies, the relevant standard conditions are those contained in paragraphs 3, 4 and 6;

(c)article 10(1)(a) applies, the relevant standard conditions are those contained in—

(i)paragraph 3 (except sub-paragraphs (e)(ii) and (f)); and

(ii)paragraph 5.

(2) In respect of an article referred to in sub-paragraph (1), A is not required to comply with a condition in this Part unless that condition is a relevant standard condition for the purposes of that article.

General conditions

3.  A must—

(a)keep an adequate record of any exempt radioactive substances which A holds, and—

(i)in respect of exempt radioactive substances which are mobile radioactive apparatus, the locations at which they are kept or used;

(ii)in respect of other exempt radioactive substances, the location within the premises where A holds them;

(b)ensure that where practicable exempt radioactive substances or the container of such radioactive substances, is marked or labelled as radioactive;

(c)in respect of exempt radioactive substances which are sealed sources, electrodeposited sources or tritium foil sources, not modify or mutilate those sources or cause a loss of containment such that radioactive material or radioactive waste may be released outside the source;

(d)allow SEPA access to such records or such premises as SEPA may request in order to determine that all of the conditions in respect of the relevant exemption are complied with;

(e)hold the exempt radioactive substances safely and securely to prevent, so far as practicable—

(i)accidental removal, loss or theft from the premises where they are held; or

(ii)loss of containment; and

(f)in respect of exempt radioactive substances in a container—

(i)not modify or mutilate that container; and

(ii)prevent any uncontrolled or unintended release of radioactive material or radioactive waste from the container.

Loss or theft conditions

4.—(1) A must, subject to sub-paragraph (2), in respect of an incident of loss or theft (or suspected loss or theft) of exempt radioactive substances (except mobile radioactive apparatus) from the premises where they are held—

(a)notify the incident to SEPA as soon as practicable; and

(b)include in that notification the details of any other incidents of loss or theft (or suspected loss or theft) of any radioactive substances from those premises over the 12 months preceding the incident being notified.

(2) In respect of an incident described in sub-paragraph (1), a notification to SEPA is only necessary where in respect of the aggregated total amount of exempt radioactive substances (excluding mobile radioactive apparatus) lost or stolen (or suspected to have been lost or stolen) from the premises in the incident and in all other such incidents in the 12 months preceding it, the quantity of radioactivity exceeds the value that is ten times the value in column 2 of Table 1.

Loss or theft conditions: mobile radioactive apparatus

5.—(1) A must, subject to sub-paragraph (2), in respect of an incident of loss or theft (or suspected loss or theft) of mobile radioactive apparatus from A—

(a)notify the incident to SEPA as soon as practicable; and

(b)include in that notification the details of any other incidents of loss or theft (or suspected loss or theft) of any mobile radioactive apparatus from A over the 12 months preceding the incident being notified.

(2) In respect of an incident described in sub-paragraph (1), a notification to SEPA is only necessary where in respect of the aggregated total amount of mobile radioactive apparatus lost or stolen (or suspected to have been lost or stolen) from A in the incident and in all other such incidents in the 12 months preceding it, the quantity of radioactivity exceeds the value that is ten times the value in column 2 of Table 1.

Condition to dispose of accumulated waste

6.  A must dispose of radioactive waste in respect of which the exemption in article 6(1)(a)(ii) or (b) or 9(1)(b) (as appropriate) applies as soon as practicable after it has become waste, and additionally in the case of such waste where it is a sealed source, a tritium foil source or an electrodeposited source, in any event within 26 weeks of that time unless SEPA advises in writing that a longer period of accumulation may take place.

Article 25

SCHEDULE 3Revocations

Orders revokedReferences
The Radioactive Substances (Lead) Exemption (Scotland) Order 1962S.I. 1962/2762 (S.122)
The Radioactive Substances (Storage in Transit) Exemption (Scotland) Order 1962S.I. 1962/2765 (S.125)
The Radioactive Substances (Uranium and Thorium) Exemption (Scotland) Order 1962S.I. 1962/2766 (S.126)
The Radioactive Substances (Exhibitions) Exemption (Scotland) Order 1962S.I. 1962/2768 (S.128)
The Radioactive Substances (Phosphatic Substances, Rare Earths etc.) Exemption (Scotland) Order 1962S.I. 1962/2769 (S.129)
The Radioactive Substances (Geological Specimens) Exemption (Scotland) Order 1962S.I. 1962/2771 (S.131)
The Radioactive Substances (Prepared Uranium and Thorium Compounds) Exemption (Scotland) Order 1962S.I. 1962/2772 (S.132)
The Radioactive Substances (Waste Closed Sources) Exemption (Scotland) Order 1963S.I. 1963/1877 (S.94)
The Radioactive Substances (Schools etc.) Exemption (Scotland) Order 1963S.I. 1963/1878 (S.95)
The Radioactive Substances (Precipitated Phosphate) Exemption (Scotland) Order 1963S.I. 1963/1882 (S.99)
The Radioactive Substances (Electronic Valves) Exemption (Scotland) Order 1967S.I. 1967/1803 (S.166)
The Radioactive Substances (Smoke Detectors) Exemption (Scotland) Order 1980S.I. 1980/1599
The Radioactive Substances (Gaseous Tritium Light Devices) Exemption Order 1985S.I. 1985/1047
The Radioactive Substances (Luminous Articles) Exemption Order 1985S.I. 1985/1048
The Radioactive Substances (Testing Instruments) Exemption Order 1985S.I. 1985/1049
The Radioactive Substances (Substances of Low Activity) Exemption Order 1986S.I. 1986/1002
The Radioactive Substances (Hospitals) Exemption Order 1990S.I. 1990/2512
The Radioactive Substances (Smoke Detectors) Exemption (Scotland) Amendment Order 1991S.I. 1991/563
The Radioactive Substances (Substances of Low Activity) Exemption (Amendment) Order 1992S.I. 1992/647
The Radioactive Substances (Hospitals) Exemption (Amendment) Order 1995S.I. 1995/2395
The Radioactive Substances (Natural Gas) Exemption Order 2002S.I. 2002/1177
(1)

NRPB- R306 - Exempt Concentrations and Quantities for Radionuclides not Included in the European Basic Safety Standards Directive (April 1999), ISBN 0-85951-429-3.

(2)

The concentrations in this table were calculated using methods adopted by the Health Protection Agency in their document HPA-CRCE-005 - Derivation of Liquid Exclusion or Exemption Levels to Support the RSA93 Exemption Order Review, published in August 2010 (ISBN 0-978-85951-673-0).

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