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Atomic Energy Act 1946

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. General Functions of Minister of Supply

    1. 1. General duty of Minister of Supply.

    2. 2. General powers of Minister.

    3. 3.. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

  3. Powers to obtain information and to inspect

    1. 4. Power to obtain information of materials, plant and processes.

    2. 5. Power of entry and inspection.

  4. Power to search for and work minerals and acquire property

    1. 6. Power to do work for purpose of discovering minerals.

    2. 7. Compulsory acquisition of rights to work minerals.

    3. 8. Compulsory acquisition of prescribed substances, stocks of minerals and plant.

    4. 9. Compulsory acquisition of rights under contract.

  5. Control of production and use of atomic energy and publication of information

    1. 10. Control of production and use of atomic energy.

    2. 11. Restriction on disclosure of information relating to plant.

  6. Special provisions as to inventions

    1. 12. Special provisions as to inventions.

  7. General Provisions

    1. 13. Disclosure of information obtained under Act.

    2. 14. Offences and penalties.

    3. 15. Provisions as to orders.

    4. 16. Expenses.

    5. 17. Service of notices.

    6. 18. Definitions.

    7. 19. Application to Scotland.

    8. 20. Application to Northern Ireland.

    9. 21. Short title.

  8. SCHEDULES

    1. FIRST SCHEDULE

      Compensation for Work done in Searching for Minerals

      1. 1.Where compensation is payable under section six of this Act,...

      2. 2.The Minister may at any time serve a notice in...

      3. 3.Where, by virtue of the serving of a notice under...

      4. 4.Where compensation is payable under the last foregoing paragraph in...

      5. 5.Any such compensation shall carry interest, as from the time...

      6. 6.Where the Minister serves a notice under paragraph 2 hereof,...

      7. 7.In assessing any compensation payable under paragraph 1 of this...

      8. 8.In this Schedule the expression “annual value” means, in relation...

      9. 9.Where any dispute arises under this Schedule as to whether...

    2. SECOND SCHEDULE

      Compulsory Acquisition of Certain Property

      1. Part I Procedure For Acquisition

        1. 1.Where the Minister proposes to acquire any articles under section...

        2. 2.Upon the service of a notice of acquisition under the...

        3. 3.If it appears to the Minister in consequence of any...

        4. 4.A notice of acquisition shall contain a statement to the...

        5. 5.If any such objection is duly made, the Minister shall,...

        6. 6.Any article with respect to which a notice of acquisition...

      2. Part II Compensation

        1. 1.Where compensation is payable under section eight of this Act...

        2. 2.Any dispute as to whether any compensation is payable as...

        3. 3.Any compensation payable as aforesaid shall carry interest, as from...

        4. 4.Where, immediately before the service of the notice of acquisition...

        5. 5.Where any compensation is paid to a mortgagee under the...

        6. 6.In this Schedule the expression “hire purchase agreement” has the...

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