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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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