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Radioactive Substances Act 1960 (repealed 27.8.1993)

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1. General provisions for registration of users of radioactive material.

  3. 2. Exemptions from registration under s. 1.

  4. 3. Registration of mobile radioactive apparatus.

  5. 4. Exemptions from registration under s. 3.

  6. 5. Cancellation and variation of registration.

  7. 6. Disposal of radioactive waste.

  8. 7. Accumulation of radioactive waste.

  9. 8. Supplementary provisions as to authorisation of disposal and accumulation of radioactive waste.

  10. 8A. Retention and production of site or disposal records.

  11. 9. Provisions as to functions of public and local authorities.

  12. 10. Additional facilities and powers for disposal and accumulation of radioactive waste.

  13. 11. Procedure in connection with registrations and authorisations.

  14. 11A. Appointment of inspectors and chief inspector.

  15. 11B. Enforcement notices.

  16. 11C. Prohibition notices.

  17. 11D. Registrations, authorisations and notices: appeals from decisions of chief inspector.

  18. 11E. Enforcement and prohibition notices by the Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food: representations.

  19. 12. Rights of entry and inspection.

  20. 12A. Power of Secretary of State to give directions to chief inspector.

  21. 12B. Power of Secretary of State to require certain applications to be determined by him.

  22. 13. Offences.

  23. 13A. Public access to local authority records relating to documents issued under this Act.

  24. 14. Application of Act to Crown.

  25. 15. Regulations and orders.

  26. 15A. Fees and charges.

  27. 16. Financial provisions.

  28. 17. Repeals and transitional provisions.

  29. 18. Meaning of “radioactive material”, “radioactive waste” and “mobile radioactive apparatus”.

  30. 19. General interpretation provisions.

  31. 20. Application to Scotland.

  32. 21. Northern Ireland.

  33. 22. Short title.

  34. SCHEDULES

    1. FIRST SCHEDULE

      Enactments, other than Local Enactments, to which s. 9(1) applies

      1. Part I England and Wales

        1. 1.Section two of the Sea Fisheries Regulation Act 1888.

        2. 2.Sections eight and fifty-nine of the Salmon and Freshwater Fisheries...

        3. 3.The following provisions of the Public Health Act 1936, that...

        4. 4. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        5. 5.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        6. 6.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        7. 7.Sections two, five and seven of the Rivers (Prevention of...

        8. 8.Sections ten . . . of the Clean Air Act...

        9. 8A. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        10. 8AA.The Planning (Hazardous Substances) Act 1990

        11. 8B.Sections 43 and 44 of the Control of Pollution Act...

        12. 8C.The Control of Pollution (Special Waste) Regulations 1980.

        13. 8D.Section 59 of the Building Act 1984.

        14. 8E.The following provisions of the Control of Pollution Act 1974,...

        15. 8F.. . . . . . . . . ....

        16. 8G.Sections 104, 106, 107, 110, 113, 115 and 117 to...

        17. 9.Part III of the Environmental Protection Act 1990.

        18. 9AA.Sections 72, 111 and 113(6) and Chapter III of Part...

        19. 9AB.Sections 82, 84, 85, 86, 87(1), 88(2), 92, 93, 99,...

        20. 9AC.Section 18 of the Water Act 1945 so far as...

      2. Part II Scotland

        1. 9. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        2. 9A.The Control of Pollution (Special Waste) Regulations 1980.

        3. 9B.The following provisions of the Control of Pollution Act 1974,...

        4. 10. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        5. 11. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        6. 12. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        7. 13.The following provisions of the Public Health (Scotland) Act 1897,...

        8. 14.Sections 70, 71 and 75of the Water (Scotland) Act 1980...

        9. 15.Sections twenty-two, twenty-five and twenty-eight of the Rivers Prevention of...

        10. 16.Sections ten and sixteen of the Clean Air Act 1956....

        11. 17.The Sewerage (Scotland) Act 1968

        12. 17A.Section 201 of the Local Government (Scotland) Act 1973.

        13. 17B.Section 124 of the Civic Government (Scotland) Act 1982.

        14. 17A.Sections 56A to 56N and 97B of the Town and...

      3. Part III Northern Ireland

        1. 17. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        2. 18. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        3. 19. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        4. 20. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        5. 21.The following provisions of the Public Health (Ireland) Act 1878,...

        6. 22.Section twenty-six of the Public Health Acts Amendment Act 1890....

        7. 23. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        8. 24.Sections thirty-five, forty-six, forty-nine and fifty-one of the Public Health...

        9. 25. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

        10. 26.Any enactment which may be passed by the Parliament of...

        11. 27.Sections 26, 47 and 124 of the Fisheries Act (Northern...

        12. 27.The Pollution Control (Special Waste) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1981.

        13. 29.Article 34 of the Water and Sewerage Services (Northern Ireland)...

    2. SECOND SCHEDULE

      Exercise of Rights of Entry and Inspection

      1. 1.A person entering upon any premises in the exercise of...

      2. 2.Where it is shown to the satisfaction of a justice...

      3. 3.A justice of the peace shall not grant a warrant...

      4. 4.Every warrant granted under this Schedule shall continue in force...

      5. 5.Any person who, in the exercise of a power conferred...

      6. 6.Before a person carries out any test on any premises,...

      7. 7.Any power of entry conferred by this Act shall, if...

      8. 8.Any power of entry, or of carrying out tests or...

      9. 9.In this Schedule any reference to a case of emergency...

    3. THIRD SCHEDULE

      Specified elements

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