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The Justification of Practices Involving Ionising Radiation Regulations 2004

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18.  (1)  Before making a justification decision, a determination under regulation 12 or serving a contravention notice under regulation 22, the Justifying Authority or Secretary of State (as the case may be)—

(a)shall consult—

(i)the Health and Safety Executive(1);

(ii)the Food Standards Agency(2);

(iii)the National Radiological Protection Board(3); and

(iv)where the class or type of practice involves a radioactive substance, the Environment Agency(4), the Scottish Environment Protection Agency(5) and the Department of the Environment for Northern Ireland;

(b)may consult any other person whom he considers it appropriate to consult;

(c)shall take such steps as he considers appropriate to bring the proposed decision, determination or contravention notice to the attention of any person likely to be affected by it.

(2) Before exercising any function under Part 3 or under regulation 16, 17, 22, 26 or 27, the person proposing to exercise the function shall consult the other persons listed in regulation 6(1).

(1)

See section 10 of the Health and Safety at Work etc Act 1974 c. 37.

(2)

See section 1 of the Food Standards Act 1999 c. 28.

(3)

See section 1 of the Radiological Protection Act 1970 c. 46.

(4)

See section 1 of the Environment Act 1995 c. 25.

(5)

See section 20 of the Environment Act 1995.

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