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Energy Act 2013

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PART 2Examples of provision that may be made by nuclear regulations

Nuclear installations etc

4Imposing requirements with respect to the following, in relation to any nuclear installation or its site—

(a)design and construction;

(b)siting, installation and commissioning;

(c)operation;

(d)testing, maintenance and repair;

(e)inspection;

(f)alteration or adjustment;

(g)dismantling and decommissioning.

Research

5Requiring research to be carried out in connection with any activity mentioned in paragraph 4.

Import etc

6(1)Regulating or prohibiting the import of things of specified descriptions into the United Kingdom.

(2)For this purpose “import” includes landing and unloading.

(3)Where an act or omission could constitute an offence—

(a)under a provision of nuclear regulations made by virtue of sub-paragraph (1), and

(b)under a provision of the Customs and Excise Acts 1979,

specifying the provision under which the offence is to be punished.

Transport

7Imposing requirements about how any radioactive material may be transported, including requirements about construction, testing and marking of packages or containers.

Licences and approvals

8(1)Prohibiting any specified activity except—

(a)as permitted by virtue of a licence, or

(b)with the consent or approval of a specified authority.

(2)Providing for the grant, renewal, variation, transfer and revocation of licences (including the variation and revocation of conditions attached to licences).

Appointment of persons to carry out specified functions

9(1)Requiring, in specified circumstances, the appointment (whether in a specified capacity or not) of persons to perform specified functions.

(2)Imposing duties or conferring powers on persons appointed (whether in pursuance of the regulations or not) to perform specified functions.

(3)Imposing requirements with respect to the qualifications or experience, or both, of persons—

(a)appointed pursuant to a requirement imposed by virtue of sub-paragraph (1), or

(b)performing specified functions.

Restrictions on employment

10Regulating or prohibiting the employment in specified circumstances of—

(a)all persons, or

(b)persons of a specified description.

Instruction, training and supervision etc

11Imposing requirements with respect to the instruction, training and supervision of persons at work.

Registration, notification and records

12Requiring any person, premises or thing to be registered—

(a)in any specified circumstances, or

(b)as a condition of doing any specified activity.

13(1)Requiring, in specified circumstances, specified matters to be notified in a specified manner to specified persons.

(2)Specifying any power, to be exercisable by any inspector who may be authorised to exercise it by the instrument of appointment, in specified circumstances to require persons to provide information about measures they propose to take in order to comply with any of the relevant statutory provisions.

14Imposing requirements with respect to making and keeping of records and other documents, including plans and maps.

Accidents and other occurrences

15Securing that persons in premises of any specified description where persons work leave the premises in specified circumstances.

16Restricting, prohibiting or requiring any specified activity where any accident or other occurrence of a specified kind has occurred.

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