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Radioactive Substances Act 1993

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Section 49(1).

SCHEDULE 4E+W+S+N.I. Consequential amendments

The Continental Shelf Act 1964 (c. 29)E+W+S+N.I.

1In section 7 of the Continental Shelf Act 1964, for “Radioactive Substances Act 1960” there is substituted “ Radioactive Substances Act 1993 ”.E+W+S+N.I.

The Nuclear Installations Act 1965 (c. 57)E+W+S+N.I.

2In section 4(1)(d) of the Nuclear Installations Act 1965, for “sections 6 and 8 of the Radioactive Substances Act 1960” there is substituted “ sections 13 and 16 of the Radioactive Substances Act 1993 ”.E+W+S+N.I.

The Control of Pollution Act 1974 (c. 40)E+W+S+N.I.

3In section 56(6) of the Control of Pollution Act 1974, for “Radioactive Substances Act 1960” (in both places) there is substituted “ Radioactive Substances Act 1993 ”.E+W+S+N.I.

The Pollution Control and Local Government (Northern Ireland) Order 1978 (S.I. 1978/1049 (N.I. 19))N.I.

4In article 36(4) of the Pollution Control and Local Government (Northern Ireland) Order 1978—N.I.

(a)for “Radioactive Substances Act 1960” there is substituted “ Radioactive Substances Act 1993 ”, and

(b)in paragraph (b) for “1960” there is substituted “ 1993 ”.

The Atomic Energy (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1981 (c. 48)E+W+S+N.I.

5In section 4(1) of the Atomic Energy (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 1981, in the definition of “radioactive substance”, for “has the same meaning as in section 12 of the Radioactive Substances Act 1948” there is substituted “ means any substance which consists of or contains any radioactive chemical element, whether natural or artificial ”.E+W+S+N.I.

The Environmental Protection Act 1990 (c. 43)E+W+S+N.I.

6In section 28(2) of the Environmental Protection Act 1990, for “Radioactive Substances Act 1960” there is substituted “ Radioactive Substances Act 1993 ”.E+W+S+N.I.

7In section 78 of that Act, for “Radioactive Substances Act 1960” (in both places) there is substituted “ Radioactive Substances Act 1993 ”.E+W+S+N.I.

8In section 142(7) of that Act, for “the Radioactive Substances Act 1960” there is substituted “ the Radioactive Substances Act 1993 ”.E+W+S+N.I.

9In section 156 of that Act, for “Radioactive Substances Act 1960” there is substituted “ Radioactive Substances Act 1993 ”.E+W+S+N.I.

The Atomic Weapons Establishment Act 1991 (c. 46)E+W+S+N.I.

10After paragraph 10 of the Schedule to the Atomic Weapons Establishment Act 1991 there is inserted—E+W+S+N.I.

Radioactive Substances Act 1993E+W+S+N.I.

10A(1)For the purposes of the Radioactive Substances Act 1993, so far as relating to authorisations required under section 13(1) of that Act for the disposal of radioactive waste, a relevant site in designated premises shall be treated as a site in respect of which a nuclear site licence is for the time being in force.

(2)For the purposes of sub-paragraph (1) above, “relevant site” means a site used by a contractor for the purposes of any activity which would, if section 1 of the Nuclear Installations Act 1965 applied to the site, require a nuclear site licence.

The Water Resources Act 1991 (c. 57)E+W+S+N.I.

11In section 98 of the Water Resources Act 1991—E+W+S+N.I.

(a)in subsection (1), for “Radioactive Substances Act 1960” there is substituted “ Radioactive Substances Act 1993 ”, and

(b)in subsection (2)(b) for “1960” there is substituted “ 1993 ”.

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