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Name: Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection (Treatment of Food by Ionizing Radiation) Regulations, 1996.
Country: Pakistan
Subject(s): Protection against particular hazards
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1996-03-05
Entry into force:
ISN: PAK-1996-L-84580
Bibliography: Unofficial English Translation Unofficial English Translation Faolex, Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations PDF PDF (consulted on 2010-09-02)
Abstract/Citation: The purpose of these Regulations is to control and regulate the treatment of food by ionizing radiation.
In order to treat by ionizing radiation any of the food specified in the Schedule to these Regulations, a licence shall be obtained from the Directorate of Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection. The Regulations also provide for the types of ionizing to be used, hygiene procedures, technological conditions to be fulfilled for the treatment of food, packing and labelling requirements, etc. Provisions on the issuance of certificates for the import or export of irradiated food are also given in the text.
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