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The Radiation (Emergency Preparedness and Public Information) Regulations 2001

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation and commencement

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. 3.Application

  5. 4.Hazard identification and risk evaluation

  6. 5.Review of hazard identification and risk evaluation

  7. 6.Reports of assessment

  8. 7.Operator’s emergency plan

  9. 8.Carrier’s emergency plan

  10. 9.Off-site emergency plan

  11. 10.Review and testing of emergency plans

  12. 11.Consultation and co-operation

  13. 12.Charge for preparation, review and testing of emergency plans

  14. 13.Implementation of emergency plans

  15. 14.Emergency exposures

  16. 15.Disapplication of dose limits

  17. 16.Prior information to the public

  18. 17.Duty of local authority to supply information to the public in the event of a radiation emergency

  19. 18.Modifications relating to the Ministry of Defence etc.

  20. 19.Enforcement and offences

  21. 20.Transitional provisions

  22. 21.Amendment of Regulations

  23. 22.Revocation and saving

  24. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      DOSES OF IONISING RADIATION WITHIN THE MEANING OF “RADIATION EMERGENCY”

      1. 1.An effective dose of 5 mSv in the period of...

      2. 2.Without prejudice to paragraph 1— (a) an equivalent dose for...

      3. 3.In this Schedule— (a) any reference to an effective dose...

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      SPECIFIED QUANTITIES OF RADIONUCLIDES ON PREMISES

      1. PART I

      2. PART II Quantity ratios for more than one radionuclide

        1. 1.For the purpose of regulation 3(2), the quantity ratio for...

        2. 2.In any case where the isotopic composition of a radioactive...

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      MASSES OF FISSILE MATERIAL

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      SPECIFIED QUANTITIES FOR THE TRANSPORT OF RADIONUCLIDES

      1. PART I

      2. PART II Quantity ratios for more than one radionuclide

        1. 1.For the purpose of regulation 3(3), the quantity ratio for...

        2. 2.In any case where the isotopic composition of a radioactive...

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      PARTICULARS TO BE INCLUDED IN AN ASSESSMENT REPORT

    6. SCHEDULE 6

      FURTHER PARTICULARS THAT THE EXECUTIVE MAY REQUIRE

    7. SCHEDULE 7

      INFORMATION TO BE INCLUDED IN EMERGENCY PLANS

      1. PART I Information to be included in an operator’s emergency plan

      2. PART II Information to be included in a carrier’s emergency plan

      3. PART III Information to be included in an off-site emergency plan

    8. SCHEDULE 8

      PRINCIPLES AND PURPOSES OF INTERVENTION

      1. PART I Principles to which emergency plans shall have regard

      2. PART II Purposes of intervention

    9. SCHEDULE 9

      PRIOR INFORMATION TO BE SUPPLIED AND MADE PUBLICLY AVAILABLE

      1. 1.Basic facts about radioactivity and its effects on persons and...

      2. 2.The various types of radiation emergency covered and their consequences...

      3. 3.Emergency measures envisaged to alert, protect and assist the general...

      4. 4.Appropriate information on action to be taken by the general...

      5. 5.The authority or authorities responsible for implementing the emergency measures...

    10. SCHEDULE 10

      INFORMATION TO BE SUPPLIED IN THE EVENT OF A RADIATION EMERGENCY

      1. 1.Information on the type of emergency which has occurred, and,...

      2. 2.Advice on health protection measures, which, depending on the type...

      3. 3.Any announcements recommending co-operation with instructions or requests by the...

      4. 4.Where an occurrence which is likely to give rise to...

      5. 5.If time permits, information setting out the basic facts about...

    11. SCHEDULE 11

      AMENDMENT OF REGULATIONS

      1. The Fire Certificates (Special Premises) Regulations 1976

        1. 1.Paragraph 14 of Schedule 1 to the Fire Certificates (Special...

      2. The Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999

        1. 2.The 1999 Regulations shall be amended in accordance with paragraphs...

        2. 3.In regulation 21(3)(i), the word “to” shall be inserted before...

        3. 4.In regulation 35(1), after the words “these Regulations” there shall...

        4. 5.After regulation 35, there shall be inserted the following regulation—...

        5. 6.Paragraph (7) of regulation 36 shall be deleted and the...

        6. 7.In paragraph 6 of Schedule 4, after “trainee” there shall...

        7. 8.In paragraph 19 of Schedule 4, in place of “pursuant...

        8. 9.In column 1 of Schedule 8, under the entry for...

      3. The Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and Dangerous Occurrences Regulations 1995

        1. 10.In Schedule 7 of the Reporting of Injuries, Diseases and...

  25. Explanatory Note

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