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The Ionising Radiation (Basic Safety Standards) (Miscellaneous Provisions) Regulations 2018

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Provision of information concerning public exposures from radioactive contaminated land

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5.—(1) In this regulation, “designated site” means—

(a)land which has been designated by a local authority as a special site under section 78C of the Environmental Protection Act 1990(1) as applied with modifications by the Radioactive Contaminated Land (Modification of Enactments) (England) Regulations 2006(2) in relation to land in England and as applied with modifications by the Radioactive Contaminated Land (Modification of Enactments) (Wales) Regulations 2006(3) in relation to land in Wales;

(b)land which has been designated by the Scottish Environment Protection Agency as a special site under section 78BC of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 as applied with modifications by the Radioactive Contaminated Land (Scotland) Regulations 2007(4);

(c)land which has been identified by the Chief Inspector in accordance with regulation 3(2) of the Radioactive Contaminated Land Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2006(5).

(2) The appropriate minister must ensure that information on the following matters is provided to members of the public exposed to ionising radiation from a designated site—

(a)the potential health risks of their exposure; and

(b)the available means for reducing their exposure.

(3) The appropriate minister must, for each designated site, publish guidance concerning the management of exposure to ionising radiation from that site.

(1)

1990 c.43. Sections 78A to 78YC were inserted by section 57 of the Environment Act 1995. There are amendments to these sections not relevant to these Regulations.

(2)

S.I. 2006/1379 as amended by S.I. 2007/3245, S.I. 2008/520 and S.I. 2010/2147. S.I. 2016/562 also makes amendments which are not yet in force.

(3)

S.I. 2006/2988, as amended by S.I. 2007/3250, S.I. 2008/521 and S.I. 2010/2146. S.I. 2016/562 and S.I. 2018/429 also make amendments which are not yet in force. There are other amendments which are not relevant to these Regulations.

(4)

S.S.I. 2007/179, as amended by S.I. 2007/3240, S.S.I. 2009/202 and S.I. 2010/2153. S.I. 2016/562 also makes amendments which are not yet in force. S.S.I. 2007/179 modifies the Act by inserting section 78BC.

(5)

S.R. (N.I.) 2006 No.345 as amended by S.R. (N.I.) 2007 No. 3236 and S.R. (N.I.) 2010 No. 2145.

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