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SR 2000 No. 330 Regulations as made
These Regulations amend the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Regulations 1999.
Administered by: Health
General Comments: This instrument was backcaptured in accordance with Section 36 of the Legislative Instruments Act 2003
Registered 01 Jan 2005
Tabling HistoryDate
Tabled HR06-Feb-2001
Tabled Senate06-Feb-2001
Gazetted 08 Dec 2000
Date of repeal 19 Mar 2014
Repealed by Health (Spent and Redundant Instruments) Repeal Regulation 2014

Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Amendment Regulations 2000 (No. 2)1

Statutory Rules 2000 No. 3302

I, WILLIAM PATRICK DEANE, Governor-General of the Commonwealth of Australia, acting with the advice of the Federal Executive Council, make the following Regulations under the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act 1998.

Dated 1 December 2000

WILLIAM DEANE

Governor-General

By His Excellency’s Command

GRANT TAMBLING


1              Name of Regulations

                These Regulations are the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Amendment Regulations 2000 (No. 2).

2              Commencement

                These Regulations commence on 5 February 2001.

3              Amendment of Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Regulations 1999

                Schedule 1 amends the Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Regulations 1999.


Schedule 1        Amendments

  

(regulation 3)

[1]         Subregulation 36 (1)

omit everything before paragraph (a), insert

         (1)   If a Committee prepares a draft publication for the amendment of a code of practice mentioned in subregulation (2), the draft publication must be:

[2]         Subregulation 36 (2)

substitute

         (2)   For subregulation (1), the codes of practice are as follows:

                (a)    the Code of Practice on the Management of Radioactive Wastes from the Mining and Milling of Radioactive Ores;

               (b)    the Code of Practice on Radiation Protection in the Mining and Milling of Radioactive Ores;

                (c)    the Code of Practice for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Substances.

[3]         Part 5, heading, and regulations 56 and 57

substitute

Part 5                 Practices to be followed

Division 5.1           General

56            Application of Part 5

                This Part applies only to the extent that:

                (a)    a holder of a licence, or a person covered by a licence, can comply with the licence without taking action that would constitute unlawful discrimination under the Sex Discrimination Act 1984; or

               (b)    a holder of a licence, or a person covered by a licence, who cannot comply with the licence without taking action that would constitute unlawful discrimination under the Sex Discrimination Act 1984 is exempted, under section 44 of that Act, from its operation.

Division 5.2           Dose limits

57            Purpose of Division 5.2

                For paragraph 85 (2) (a) of the Act, this Division prescribes practices and procedures to be followed, and measures to be taken, in relation to dose limits by controlled persons in relation to activities relating to controlled facilities, and in relation to dealings with controlled apparatus or controlled material.

[4]         After regulation 62

insert

Division 5.3           Codes of practice

62A         Codes of practice to be followed

         (1)   For paragraph 85 (2) (a) of the Act, the practices and procedures described in the codes of practice mentioned in subregulation (2) must, to the extent that they are relevant, be followed by controlled persons in relation to activities relating to controlled facilities, and in relation to dealings with controlled apparatus or controlled material.

         (2)   For subregulation (1), the codes of practice are as follows:

                (a)    the Code of Practice on the Management of Radioactive Wastes from the Mining and Milling of Radioactive Ores;

               (b)    the Code of Practice on Radiation Protection in the Mining and Milling of Radioactive Ores;

                (c)    the Code of Practice for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Substances.

[5]         Dictionary, after definition of Code of Practice for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Substances

insert

Code of Practice on Radiation Protection in the Mining and Milling of Radioactive Ores means the document of that title published in 1987, as approved under subsection 9 (1) of the Environment Protection (Nuclear Codes) Act 1978, and as in force on 18 March 1999.

Code of Practice on the Management of Radioactive Wastes from the Mining and Milling of Radioactive Ores means the document of that title published in 1982, as approved under subsection 9 (1) of the Environment Protection (Nuclear Codes) Act 1978, and as in force on 18 March 1999.


Notes

1.       These Regulations amend Statutory Rules 1999 No. 37, as amended by 1999 No. 97; 2000 No. 306.

2.       Notified in the Commonwealth of Australia Gazette on 8 December 2000.