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Radioactive Substances Act, 1960

Great Britain. Ministry of Housing and Local Government.

Radioactive Substances Act, 1960

An explanatory memorandum.

by Great Britain. Ministry of Housing and Local Government.

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Published by H.M.S.O .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Pagination26p.,ill.,22cm
Number of Pages26
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL19217446M

The Hazardous Substances Labeling Act was passed in (the word "Labeling" was deleted by the amendments the act). The law authorized the Secretary of the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare (HEW) to require warning labels for household substances. Abstract. IRI is authorised to work with radioactive substances for the purposes of chemical and biological research under the Radioactive Substances Act, , administered in Scotland by the Scottish Development : I. P. Sword, A. W. Waddell.

Use of radioactive substances in medical applications, research centers, operation of nuclear plants, and recycling of used fuel produces radioactive waste which contains radionuclides with average-to-high half-life often formed through recycling used fuels. Some of these substances are highly soluble in water and may enter the human body. The Radioactive Substances Act ("RSA") provides for oversight of activities relating to radioactive substances. The Secretary for State for the Environment (for England) and the Secretaries for Wales and Scotland are respectively responsible for all permissions by way of "registrations" or "authorisations" under the Act.

RADIOACTIVE SUBSTANCES ACT AND REGULATIONS, N.S.W. RADIOACTIVE SUBSTANCES ACT AND REGULATIONS, N.S.W. This volumeâ contains the proceedings of the conference held in Syracuse, New â York in , and deals with recent physiological advances in reproductive endocrinology with occasional clinical material. Mainly written for research1 students and . This book is a practical guide to the international, EC, and UK law applying to the various uses of nuclear energy and radioactive substances. The first edition - published by Sweet and Maxwell in - was very well received.


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Radioactive Substances Act, 1960 by Great Britain. Ministry of Housing and Local Government. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Particular emphasis is given to the Atomic Energy Authority Act and the Radioactive Substances Act which set the framework 1960 book control that has lasted to the present day. The reader will gain a clear understanding of the factors that have shaped the regulatory framework for radioactive waste and the matters that must be considered in making changes for the by: 1.

Ann Occup Hyg. Jan; THE RADIOACTIVE SUBSTANCES ACT BAINES ND. PMID: [PubMed - indexed for MEDLINE] MeSH Terms.

EnglandAuthor: N. Baines. Part V: Amendment of the Radioactive Substances Act ; Part VI: Genetically Modified Organisms; Part VII: Nature Conservation in Great Britain and Countryside Matters in Wales; Part VIII: Miscellaneous; Part IX: General; Schedule Authorisations for processes: supplementary provisions; Part I: Grant of Authorisations; Part II: Variation of Authorisations.

Radioactive waste policy and legislation: 50 years on from the Act Article Literature Review in Journal of Radiological Protection 31(3) September with 21 Reads. An Act to regulate the keeping and use of radioactive material, and to make provision as to the disposal and accumulation of radioactive waste; and for purposes connected with the matters aforesaid.

An Act to Control and Regulate the Possession, Sale, Transport and Use of Radioactive Substances and the Possession and Use of Certain Apparatus capable of producing Radiation [Assented to 7 May ] 1.

(1) Short title. This Act may be cited as "The Radioactive Substances Act of " (2) Commencement of Act. Act No: of (9 Eliz. II No. 13) Assent Date: 6 Oct As passed Assent Date Suffix Download; Radioactive Substances Act Amendment Act The Federal Hazardous Substances Labeling Act of required labels for toxic and dangerous substances, and chemistry set makers removed the alcohol lamps and acids from their : Sarah Zielinski.

The Radioactive Substances Actwhich regulated the dumping of waste did not come into force until The story covers the entire length of British nuclear development history. Of course given the nature or radioactive contamination it will still pose a threat to future generations, long after those who buried the nuclear secrets of WW2.

The Radioactive Substances Act (RSA93) deals with the control of radioactive material and disposal of radioactive waste in the United Kingdom. On 6 April the Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) Regulations came into force.

These new regulations repeal, amend and replace much of Radioactive Substances Act in England and title: An Act to consolidate certain enactments.

List of mentions of the Radioactive Substances Act in Parliament in the period to Search Help HANSARD – → Acts (R). Title: Radioactive Substances Act. General Description: The Act: No person shall, except in accordance with any authorisation granted and provisions specified in the Act, dispose of any radioactive waste or cause or permit any radioactive waste to be disposed of, if he has reasonable grounds to believe it is radioactive.

The Radioactive Substances Act which comes into effect on 1 December requires persons who keep and use radioactive material to be registered with the Ministry of Housing and Local Government, and to obtain authorization for the ac, cumulation and or disposal of radioactive : N. Baines. Great Britain.

-- Radioactive Substances Act Radioactive substances -- Law and legislation -- Great Britain. Radioactive Pollutants. Radioactive substances -- Law and legislation. Great Britain. In the Curies and Becquerel were awarded the Nobel Prize in physics for their work on radioactivity.

In Marie published her thesis, Radioactive Substances. After the death of Pierre on ApCurie succeeded her husband as professor of general physics at the Sorbonne, becoming the first woman faculty member in 5/5(3).

(C) Any radioactive substance, if, with respect to such substance as used in a particular class of article or as packaged, the Commission determines by regulation that the substance is sufficiently hazardous to requirelabeling in accordance with this Act in order to protect the public Size: KB.

RSA consolidates earlier enactments relating to radioactive substances, including RSA (now repealed) and makes certain changes. Any Order or Regulations made, and any certificates granted under RSAcontinue in force as if made or granted under RSA 6.

Radioactive Substances Act —implementation The Act resulting from the recommendations in Cmnd went onto the statute book in June It provided for a system of regulatory permissions: registration for keeping and use of radioactive materials and authorisation for the accumulation and disposal of radioactive wastes.

The first comprehensive regulatory framework for radioactive waste was established in the UK through the Radioactive Substances Act This built on some earlier developments. The first requirement for authorisation of radioactive disposal began six years earlier, in The Independent Books Mr Fox telling him the UK authorities had confirmed that the site "was granted an authorisation under the Radioactive Substances Act to use radioactive material".

Radioactive waste disposal in all its aspects is now the concern of a single Act (Radioactive Substances Act, ), the Public Health Acts not being relevant in this connection.

In addition there is the important Code of Practice for the National Health Service, which is Author: D.G. Arnott. Over the past 50 years a comprehensive regulatory framework for radioactive substances in the UK has been progressively introduced, important initial milestones being the white paper Cmnd and the Radioactive Substances Act Cited by: Radioactive substances and their concentrations are usually assumed to be homogeneously distributed within the sample, and also to some degree in the environment.

Sample protocols have been developed with geo-statistical methods in order to gain a representative sample for further analysis and, from the sample results, the activity concentrations are calculated and extrapolations of the.