||Atomic Energy Act 1973 (Cap. 143).
||Protection against particular hazards
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||Legislation on-line FAOLEX (Food and Agricultural Organization of the United Nations) PDF of December 2000 Consolidation (consulted on 2011-10-17)
||This Act establishes the Atomic Energy Control Board, the Radioisotope Advisory Committee and the Radiation Protection Service and in general provides with respect to safety in relation with nuclear energy. The Board shall make recommendations to the Minister on encouragement and promotion of the use of atomic energy and protection of health and the environment. The Committee shall advise the Board on matters referred to it by the Board. The Act requires a licence to use radioactive material to be obtained from the Board and defines the responsibility of a licence holder. The Radiation Protection Service shall establish standards for and carry out control of exposure to radiation.