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ATOMIC ENERGY AND RADIOACTIVE SUBSTANCES, ENGLAND AND WALES
28th November 2006
Laid before Parliament
29th November 2006
Coming into force
30th November 2006
The Secretary of State, in exercise of the powers conferred upon him by section 15(2) of the Radioactive Substances Act 1993(1), makes the following Order:
1.—(1) This Order may be cited as the Radioactive Substances (Emergency Exemption) (England and Wales) Order 2006; it comes into force on 30th November 2006 and ceases to have effect on 26th May 2007.
(2) This Order extends to England and Wales.
2.—(1) Radioactive waste relating to the death of Alexander Litvinenko is excluded from the provisions of sections 13 and 14 of the Radioactive Substances Act 1993.
(2) All other provisions of that Act apply to any person who disposes of or accumulates radioactive waste covered by this Order as they apply to persons holding an authorisation under those sections.
Minister of State
Department of Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
28th November 2006
(This note is not part of the Order)
Under this Order radioactive waste relating to the death of Alexander Litvinenko is excluded from the provisions of sections 13 and 14 of the Radioactive Substances Act 1993 (c.12). Those sections require a person to obtain an authorisation from the Environment Agency concerning the disposal and accumulation of radioactive waste. This Order extends to England and Wales.
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