Legislation

Listed below is relevant New Legislation since 2008. Legislation pre dating this will be found in the Bibliography

2011
Defra Guidance is available here
The Scottish Exemption Order under RSA93 is effective from 1 October 2011.
2010
The Environmental Permitting Regulations (EPR) 2010 (6th April 2010).  SRP and the EA organised three workshops that year. The report, Q and As and Presentations are available here.

2009
The Radioactive Contaminated Land (Scotland) Amendment Regulations 2009 OPSI site (26th June 2009)
Executive note pdf OPSI site

2008
Health and Social Care Act 2008 OPSI site. Section 129 amends the Public Health (Control of Disease) Act 1984 and refers to radiation
Explanatory notes OPSI site. Revises the mode of trial and maximum penalties applicable to certain offences relating to health and safety. Makes imprisonment available for most health and safety offences
The Transfrontier Shipment of Radioactive Waste and Spent Fuel Regulations 2008 (S.I. 2008 No. 3087) OPSI site. These Regulations revoke and replace the Transfrontier Shipment of Radioactive Waste Regulations 1993
Explanatory memorandum pdf 45KB OPSI site. These regulations remove the requirements for maintained and non-maintained special schools to obtain prior approval from the Secretary of State in order to use low level radioactive materials and certain other hazardous equipment for the purposes of instruction; and for independent schools approved by the Secretary of State under section 347 of the Education Act 1996 as suitable for the admission of children with statements of special educational needs to notify the Secretary of State before doing the same. The requirements are contained in regulation 7 of the Education (Schools and Further and Higher Education) Regulations 1989 (S.I. No. 1989/351) and paragraph 7 of Schedule 1 to the Education (Special Educational Needs) (Approval of Independent Schools) Regulations 1994 (S.I. No. 1994/651) respectively.

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