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The Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999

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4.—(1) Any duty imposed by these Regulations on an employer in respect of the exposure to ionising radiation of persons other than his employees shall be imposed only in so far as the exposure of those persons to ionising radiation arises from work with ionising radiation undertaken by that employer.

(2) Duties under these Regulations imposed upon the employer shall also be imposed upon—

(a)the manager of a mine (within the meaning of section 180 of the Mines and Quarries Act 1954(1)); and

(b)the operator of a quarry (within the meaning of the Quarries Regulations 1999(2)),

in so far as those duties relate to the mine or part of the mine of which he is the manager or the quarry of which he is the operator and to matters within his control.

(3) Subject to regulation 6(1)(b), duties under these Regulations imposed upon the employer shall also be imposed on the holder of a nuclear site licence under the Nuclear Installations Act 1965(3) in so far as those duties relate to the licensed site.

(1)

1954 c. 70; section 180 was amended by S.I. 1993/1897.

(3)

1965 c. 57; relevant amending instruments are S.I. 1974/2056 and S.I. 1990/1918.

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