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Document ID (ISN)101178
CIS number 03-47
ISSN - Serial title Al-Jarīda Al-Rasmīya Al-Imārāt al (Arabīyah al-Muttahidah
Year 2002
Convention or series no.
Title Federal Law No.1/2002 regarding the regulation and control of the use of radiation sources and protection against their hazards [United Arab Emirates]
Original title Qānūn ittiḥādī raqm (1) li-sana 2002 fī ša'n tanṯīm wa raqāba istiẖdām al-maṣādir al-muši((a wa al-wiqāya min aẖṭāriha [in Arabic]
Bibliographic information 2002, No.376, p.13-17. Internet versions: Arabic (7p.), English (4p.)
Internet access http://www.uae.gov.ae/moew/Arabic/a_federallaw.htm [in Arabic]
03-0047ar.pdf [in Arabic]
03-0047en.pdf [in English]
http://www.uae.gov.ae/moew/English/e_federallaw.htm [in English]
Abstract This Law covers all uses of ionizing radiation, including occupational, medical and environmental settings. Contents: definitions; establishment of Competent Directorate and of a Radiation Protection Committee (RPC), responsible for the regulation, inspection and control of the uses of radiation sources, the preparation of emergency plans to respond to radiation emergencies and the provision of technical advice; requirement of approvals and licenses for all operations involving ionizing radiation sources; obligations of licencees for the protection of workers and the general public against the hazards of ionizing radiation.
Descriptors (primary) ionizing radiation; United Arab Emirates; radiation protection
Descriptors (secondary) emergency organization; permits-to-work; law
Document type A - Laws, regulations, directives
Country / State or ProvinceUnited Arab Emirates
Subject(s) Laws
Broad subject area(s) Physical hazards
Browse category(ies) Ionizing radiation