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X177 Amendment of Radiological Protection Act 1970.E+W+S+N.I.

[F1(1)Section 1 of the Radiological Protection Act 1970 (establishment and functions of the National Radiological Protection Board) shall be amended in accordance with the following provisions of this subsection—

(a)after subsection (6) there shall be inserted as subsection (6A)—

(6A)In carrying out such of their functions as relate to matters to which functions of the Health and Safety Commission relate, the Board shall (without prejudice to subsection (7) below) act in consultation with the Commission and have regard to the Commission’s policies with respect to such matters.

(b)after subsection (7) there shall be inserted as subsections (7A) and (7B)—

(7A)Without prejudice to subsection (6) or (7) above, it shall be the duty of the Board, if so directed by the Health Ministers, to enter into an agreement with the Health and Safety Commission for the Board to carry out on behalf of the Commission such of the Commission’s functions relating to ionising or other radiations (including those which are not electo-magnetic) as may be determined by or in accordance with the direction ; and the Board shall have the power to carry out any agreement entered into in pursuance of a direction under this subsection.

(7B)The requirement as to consultation in subsection (7) above shall not apply to a direction under subsection (7A).

(c)in subsection (8), after the words “subsection (7)” there shall be inserted the words “ or (7A) ”.

(2)In section 2(6) of the Radiological Protection Act 1970 (persons by whom, as regards premises occupied by the said Board, sections 1 to 51 of the M1Offices, Shops and Railway Premises Act 1963 and regulations thereunder are enforceable) for the words from “inspectors appointed” to the end of the subsection there shall be substituted the words “ inpectors appointed by the Health and Safety Executive under section 19 of the Health and Safety at Work etc. Act 1974. ”]

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X1The text of ss. 75, 77, 78(1)–(3)(5)–(9), 83, Sch. 7, Sch. 9 para. 1, and Sch. 10 is in the form in which it was originally enacted: it was not reproduced in Statutes in Force and, except as specified, does not reflect any amendments or repeals which may have been made prior to 1.2.1991

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