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The Nuclear Security (Secretary of State Security Directions) Regulations 2018

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2.  In these Regulations—

“carrier” means a person undertaking the transport of nuclear material;

“developer” means a person who is lawfully entitled to carry out works on a site with a view to its becoming a nuclear site;

“enforcement officer” means a person appointed by the Secretary of State under regulation 8(1);

“further direction” means any direction given in accordance with regulation 3(4);

“hovercraft” has the meaning given in section 4(1) of the Hovercraft Act 1968(1);

“instrument of appointment” has the meaning given in regulation 8(2);

“nuclear site licence” has the same meaning as in section 1 of the Nuclear Installations Act 1965(2);

“protected information” has the meaning given in regulation 9(1);

“relevant power” means a power conferred by any of the relevant provisions contained in the Schedule on an enforcement officer if and so far as authorised;

“responsible person” means any person who—

(a)

holds a nuclear site licence;

(b)

uses or stores nuclear material or other radioactive material on premises that form part of a nuclear site (but does not hold the nuclear site licence for that site);

(c)

is a developer of a nuclear construction site;

(d)

is responsible for nuclear or other radioactive material used or stored on other nuclear premises;

(e)

is a carrier;

(f)

is in possession or control of sensitive nuclear information in the United Kingdom and who is involved in—

(i)

activities on or in relation to a nuclear site, nuclear construction site or other nuclear premises or who is proposing to become so involved;

(ii)

the enrichment of uranium (whether in the United Kingdom or elsewhere); or

(iii)

activities with a view to, or in connection with, the enrichment of uranium (whether in the United Kingdom or elsewhere);

(g)

is in possession or control of uranium enrichment equipment or uranium enrichment software in the United Kingdom and who is involved or proposing to become involved in the following activities (whether in the United Kingdom or elsewhere)—

(i)

the enrichment of uranium;

(ii)

activities with a view to, or in connection with, the enrichment of uranium; or

(iii)

the production, storage or transport of equipment or software on behalf of a person involved in the activities mentioned in sub-paragraph (i) or (ii);

“security direction” has the meaning given in regulation 3(1);

“transport” means transport by any means, but excludes transport within nuclear sites or within other nuclear premises or between adjoining nuclear sites or adjoining other nuclear premises;

“uranium enrichment equipment” means equipment capable of being used in or in connection with the enrichment of uranium;

“uranium enrichment software” means any software capable of being used in or in connection with the enrichment of uranium.

(2)

1965 c. 57; section 1 was replaced by the Energy Act 2013, Schedule 12, paragraph 17.

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