SCHEDULE 4Consequential amendments

Amendment of the Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017

3.—(1) The Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017(1) are amended as follows.

(2) In regulation 2(1) (interpretation)—

(a)omit the definition of “carers and comforters”;

(b)insert after the definition of “calendar year”—

“carers and comforters” means individuals knowingly and willingly incurring an exposure to ionising radiation by helping, other than as part of their occupation, in the support and comfort of individuals undergoing or having undergone a medical exposure (other than as a carer and comforter);;

(c)in the definition of “medical exposure”, after paragraph (d), insert—

(e)carers and comforters;.

(3) In regulation 3 (application)—

(a)in paragraph (2), omit “33”;

(b)omit paragraph (4).

(4) Omit regulation 33 (equipment used for medical exposure).

(5) In regulation 35(6) (duties of employees)—

(a)in sub-paragraph (a), after “overexposure;” insert “or”;

(b)in sub-paragraph (b), omit “or” the second time it appears;

(c)omit sub-paragraph (c).

(6) In regulation 38(2)(d) (exemption certificates)—

(a)before “25(2)” insert “and”;

(b)omit “and 33(1)”.