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CIS 03-1041 Atomic Energy and Radioactive Substances - The Nuclear Industries Security Regulations 2003 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations provide for the regulation of the civil nuclear industry for security purposes, in line with the provisions of the Anti-terrorism, Crime and Security Act 2001. They prescribe certain types of radioactive materials as "nuclear material". In addition to providing for the security of nuclear premises, they regulate the safe transportation of nuclear material. In annex: classification of nuclear materials from the point of view of minimum quantities subject to regulation.
HSE Books, PO Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 2003. (Also: TSO Online Bookshop, 22p. Price: GBP 4.00. [in English]


CIS 03-1040 Health and Safety - The Packaging, Labelling and Carriage of Radioactive Material by Rail Regulations 2002 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations implement in Great Britain the provisions of Council Directive 96/49/EC (CIS 98-408) and Commission Directive 2001/6/EC. Contents: interpretation; determinations (radioactive materials, the transport index, the criticality safety index); duties (of consignors, train operators, consignees, operators of wagons and containers, and of designers of packages and manufacturers of packagings); approvals and notifications; quality assurance and training; security measures and emergency arrangements; keeping of information; exemption certificates. Annexes. S.I. 1996/2000 on the same subject (CIS 97-380) is revoked.
HSE Books, PO Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 6FS, United Kingdom, 2002. (Also: TSO Online Bookshop, 30p. Price: GBP 6.00. [in English]


CIS 03-1513 Health and Safety - The Genetically Modified Organisms (Contained Use) Regulations 2000 + Amendment (2002) [United Kingdom]
The purpose of these Regulations is the protection of persons from risks arising from activities involving the contained use of genetically modified organisms (in the case of genetically modified micro-organisms, the protection of the environment is also provided for). They implement in Great Britain Council Directive 90/219/EEC (CIS 93-1075), as modified subsequently. Any activity involving the genetic modification of organisms is prohibited unless an appropriate risk assessment has been carried out. The Regulations also provide for: notification and duties of the competent authority; obligation to respect safety principles; application of containment measures; preparation of emergency plans; notification of accidents to the competent authority; granting of exemptions. The Genetically Modified Organisms (Contained Use) Regulations 1992 (CIS 93-1072), together with their 1996 and 1998 amendments, are repealed. S.I. 2002 No.63 is a 2002 amendment that introduces confidentiality provisions in the interest of national security.
The Stationery Office Ltd (TSO), PO Box 29, Norwich NR3 1GN, United Kingdom, 2000, 2002. 43p. + 4p. (amendment). Price: GBP 6.50 + 1.75 (amendment). [in English] [in English]


CIS 00-617 Health and Safety - The Ionising Radiations Regulations 1999 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations supersede and consolidate the Ionising Radiations Regulations 1985 (CIS 89-1100; Regulation 26 on special hazard assessment continues in force) and the Ionising Radiations (Outside Workers) Regulations 1993 (CIS 94-19). They implement in part as respects Great Britain provisions of Council Directives 96/29/Euratom (CIS 96-1943), 90/641/Euratom (CIS 94-18) and 97/43/Euratom. The Regulations outline all aspects of radiation protection where ionizing radiation may be present. Contents: general principles and procedures (authorization of specific practices, notifications, prior risk assessment, restriction of exposure, personal protective equipment, maintenance, dose limitation, contingency plans); arrangements for the management of radiation protection (radiation protection advisers, information, instruction and training); designated areas; classification and monitoring of persons; arrangements for the control of radioactive substances, articles and equipment; duties of employees and miscellaneous. In schedules: work exempt from notification requirements; details of notifications; explanation of dose limits; particulars to be entered in the radiation passbook and the health record; list of threshold amounts for various radionuclides.
The Stationery Office, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1999. 68p. Price: GBP 7.30.


CIS 03-525 Radioactive Substances Act, 1993 [United Kingdom]
This Law is the principal piece of legislation in the United Kingdom (including Northern Ireland) regulating the use of radioactive substances. Contents: definitions; role of inspectors; registration related to the use of radioactive materials and mobile radioactive apparatus; authorization of disposal and accumulation of radioactive waste; further obligations relating to registration or authorization; enforcement and prohibition notices; administrative and enforcement matters. In annex: list of specified radioactive elements; exercise of rights of entry and inspection. The Radioactive Substances Acts of 1948 and 1960 are repealed.
HSE Books, P.O. Box 1999, Sudbury, Suffolk CO10 2WA, United Kingdom, 1993. Price: GBP 7.25. Also, Internet document: 59p. [in English]

CIS 94-19 Health and Safety - The Ionising Radiations (Outside Workers) Regulations 1993 [United Kingdom]
Regulations implementing in Great Britain Council Directive 90/641/Euratom (CIS 94-18) on the operational protection of outside workers (i.e. workers employed by an outside undertaking who undertakes activities in a controlled area) exposed to the risk of ionizing radiation during their activities in controlled areas. They supplement the provisions of the Ionising Radiation Regulations 1985 (CIS 89-1100). Main topics covered: duties of outside undertakings; radiation passbooks; duties of operators and of outside workers; enforcement; exemptions.
HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1993. 9p. Price: GBP 2.40.


CIS 93-1072 Environmental Protection - The Genetically Modified Organisms (Contained Use) Regulations 1992 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations give effect in Great Britain to Council Directive 90/219/EEC. Contents: interpretation and general; notification of and consent for activities involving genetic modification (prohibition of certain kinds of work with genetically modified organisms outside containment, risk assessment, notifications, consents); conduct of activities involving genetic modification; disclosure of information notified and publicity; additional duties of the Health and Safety Executive; exemptions, etc. In schedules: definition of genetic modification; criteria for the classification of organisms; parameters to be taken into account in risk assessments; information required for notifications; containment measures for micro-organisms of Group II (i.e. those not complying with guidelines set out in Part II of the schedule which gives effect to Commission Decision 91/448/EEC). The 1989 Genetic Manipulation Regulations (see CIS 89-1763) are revoked.
HMSO Books, P.O. Box 276, London SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1992. 23p. Price: GBP 4.00.


CIS 89-1100 Health and Safety - The Ionising Radiations Regulations 1985 [United Kingdom]
These Regulations implement in part the provisions of Council Directive 80/836/Euratom, as amended by C.D. 84/467/Euratom (see CIS 85-90). They impose duties on employers to protect their employees and other persons against ionising radiation arising from exposure at the workplace. Contents: interpretation; dose limitation; regulation of work with ionising radiation; dosimetry and medical surveillance; arrangements for the control of radioactive substances; monitoring of ionising radiation; assessment of notifications; safety of articles and equipment. In the annex: dose limits; extensive table of ca. 700 radionuclides (with radiation quantities corresponding to notifications, controlled areas and assessment reports); designation of control areas; other matters.
HMSO Publications Centre, P.O. Box 276, London, SW8 5DT, United Kingdom, 1985. 83p. Price: GBP 5.80.