Updated to 11 April 2019 (Act No. 10 of 2019 and S.I. No. 154 of 2019)

Contents

Commencement

SectionCommencement DateCommencement Information
Whole Act 11 May 1991 Commenced on enactment

Amendments and other effects

How AffectedAffecting Provision
Whole Act other than function under s. 31(2)(c), certain functions under Radiological Protection Acts transferred 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 23, 16(a), 17-19
Applied S.I. No. 651 of 2010, reg. 4(1)(c) & sch. 2, par. 1
  S.I. No. 701 of 2003, reg. 4(1)(c) & sch. 2, par. 1
References construed 20/2014, ss. 1(3), 4, 6(2)
Certain references to "Sanitary Authority" construed as references to "Irish Water" 50/2013, ss. 1(3), 7(4)
Exempt. 10/1996, ss. 1(2), 3(1)(e)
Restricted S.I. No. 477 of 2011, regs. 1(3), 42(22), sch. 2 (col. cit.)
Trans. of cert. functns. under S.I. No. 418 of 2011, arts. 1(2), 3 & sch. 1
  S.I. No. 303 of 2002, arts. 1(2), 4(1)(b) (col. cit.)
S. 2 amended 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 3
  20/2014, ss. 1(3), 4, 35(a)-(c), 44, schedule
S. 3 appl. 3/2002, ss. 8(3), 12(3)
Ss. 5 - 6 rep. 20/2014, ss. 1(3), 3(a), (b)
S. 5 establishment day appointed S.I. No. 48 of 1992, art. 2
S. 7(1)(d) amended 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 4(a)(i)
S. 7(1)(f) amended 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 4(a)(ii)
S. 7(1)(h) amended 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 4(a)(iii)
S. 7(2) amended 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 4(b)
S. 7(2) substit. 35/1995, s. 26
S. 7(4) amended 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 4(c)
S. 7(4)-(7) subsec. ins. 20/2014, ss. 1(3), 45
S. 7(5) substituted 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 4(d)
S. 7(6) amended 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 4(e)
S. 8(a) substit. 20/2014, ss. 1(3), 36
S. 8(f) amended 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 5(a)
  20/2014, ss. 1(3), 16
S. 8(f) saver 20/2014, ss. 1(3), 4, 15(6)
S. 8(g) amended 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 5(b)
S. 8(j) substituted 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 5(c)
S. 8(k) substituted 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 5(d)
S. 8(l) amended 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 5(e)
S. 8(m) amended 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 5(f)
S. 9(1)(a) amended 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 6(a)
  20/2014, ss. 1(3), 17(a)
S. 9(2)(a) amended 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 6(b)(i)
S. 9(2)(b) amended 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 6(b)(ii)
S. 9(3) substituted 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 6(c)
S. 9(6) ins. 20/2014, ss. 1(3), 17(b)
S. 10 rep. with saver 20/2014, ss. 1(3), 3(a)-(b), 4, 15(8)
Ss. 11 - 16 rep. 20/2014, ss. 1(3), 3(a), (b)
S. 16(2) appl. 3/2002, ss. 9(3), 12(3)
Ss. 17 - 26 rep. 20/2014, ss. 1(3), 3(a), (b)
S. 27(1)(c) substit. 20/2014, ss. 1(3), 37
S. 28 saver 20/2014, ss. 1(3), 4, 15(9)(a)(i)
S. 28 application extended S.I. No. 311 of 1997, reg. 10(3)(c)
S. 28(1) am. 29/1998, ss. 3, 65(a)
S. 28(3) transfer of functions 8/2006, s. 44, 45
S. 28(6), appl. with mods. 3/2002, ss. 5(6), 12(3)
S. 29 appl. S.I. No. 297 of 2000, reg. 15(4)
S. 29(1)(a) amended 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 7(a)(i)
S. 29(1)(b) amended 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 7(a)(ii)
S. 29(1)(e) amended 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 7(a)(iii)
S. 29(2) amended 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 7(b)(i)
S. 29(2)(b) amended 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 7(b)(ii)
S. 29(2)(c) amended 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 7(b)(iii)
S. 29(3)(b) substit. 20/2014, ss. 1(3), 38
S. 29 appl. ext. with mods. S.I. No. 390 of 2011, arts. 2, 7
S. 29(3) (4) (5) (6) (7) (8), appl. with mods. 3/2002, ss. 5(6), 12(3)
S. 29A inserted 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 8
S. 29B inserted 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 9
S. 30 licences and applications under continued in force 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 10(2)(b)
S. 30 saver 20/2014, ss. 1(3), 4, 15(1)(a), (2)
S. 30 authorisation or consent regarded as licence under s. 30 order S.I. No. 86 of 2009, arts. 1(2), 3(5)
S. 30 costs of proceedings 20/2011, ss. 1(5), 3, 4, 6, 7
S. 30, provn. for regs. to allow exempt. for funcnts. performed under. 35/2003, ss. 1(2), 13(1) (2) (3)
S. 30(1) substituted 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 10(1)(a)
S. 30(2) substituted 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 10(1)(b)
S. 30(2A) inserted 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 10(1)(c)
S. 30(2B) inserted 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 10(1)(d)
S. 30(3) substituted 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 10(1)(e)
S. 30(3A) inserted 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 10(1)(f)
S. 30(4) substituted 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 10(1)(g)
S. 30(4) am. 20/2014, ss. 1(3), 39(a)
  3/2002, ss. 2(a), 12(3)
S. 30(4A), subsec. ins. 3/2002, ss. 2(b), 12(3)
S. 30(4A) substituted 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 10(1)(h)
S. 30(4B)-(4E) subsecs ins. 20/2014, ss. 1(3), 39(b)
S. 30(5) substituted 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 10(1)(i)
S. 30(5) am. 3/2002, ss. 2(c), 12(3)
S. 30(5) licence expiry on expiry date unless revocation under S.I. No. 654 of 2007, regs. 1(2), 3(8)
S. 30(6) substituted 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 10(1)(j)
S. 30(7) substituted 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 10(1)(k)
S. 30(7), subsec. substit. 3/2002, ss. 2(d), 12(3)
S. 30(7A) (7B) (7C) subsecs. ins. 3/2002, ss. 2(e), tbl., 12(3)
S. 30(8) deleted 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 10(1)(l)
S. 31 references construed 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 21(1)
S. 31(1) amended 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 11(a)
  29/1998, ss. 3, 65(b)
S. 31(2)(c) amended 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 11(b)
S. 32 am. 29/1998, ss. 3, 65(c)
S. 32(1), (2) obligation to consult before Regulations made under 8/2006, s. 44(3)
S. 32(1)(c) amended 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 12(a)(i)
S. 32(1)(d) amended 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 12(a)(ii)
S. 32(2)(b) amended 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 12(b)
S. 33(1) am. 29/1998, ss. 3, 65(d)
S. 33(2) am. 29/1998, ss. 3, 65(e)
S. 33(3) transfer of functions 8/2006, s. 44, 45
S. 33(3) am. 29/1998, ss. 3, 65(f)
S. 33(4) am. 29/1998, ss. 3, 65(g)
S. 34(1) amended 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 13
Ss. 34A, 34B ins. 20/2014, ss. 1(3), 40
S. 35(1), countries designated S.I. No. 326 of 2005, arts. 2, 3, schedule
  S.I. No. 373 of 1991, art. 2, schedule
S. 36(1)(b), (c)(ii) am. 20/2014, ss. 1(3), 18(a), (b)
S. 36(1)(d) del. 20/2014, ss. 1(3), 18(c)
S. 36(1)(d), saver from disclosure. 30/2014, ss. 1(2), (3), 41, sch. 3
  13/1997, ss. 1(2), (3), 32, sch. 3
S. 36(1A), (1B) ins. 20/2014, ss. 1(3), 41(a)
S. 36(2) substit. 20/2014, ss. 1(3), 41(b)
S. 36(3) am. 20/2014, ss. 1(3), 41(c)
S. 38(1) substit. 20/2014, ss. 1(3), 42(a)
S. 38(8) am. 20/2014, ss. 1(3), 42(b)
S. 40(1) amended 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 14(a)
S. 40(1A) amended 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 14(b)
S. 40(1A) (1B) subsecs. ins. 3/2002, ss. 3, 12(3)
S. 40(1B) amended 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 14(c)
S. 40(2) non applic. of. S.I. No. 297 of 2000, reg. 20(2)
S. 40(2)(b), (c) am. 20/2014, ss. 1(3), 43(a), (b)
S. 40(2)(d) amended 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 14(d)
S. 41(1) amended 8/2018, ss. 1(3), 15
S. 41(1), (2), (3), (4), (5) am. 3/2002, ss. 4(a)-(e), 12(3)
S. 41(6) am. 29/1998, ss. 3, 65(h)
  3/2002, ss. 4(f), 12(3)
S. 41(8), subsec. ins. 3/2002, ss. 4(g), 12(3)
  3/2002, ss. 4, 12(3)
S. 41(7), subsec. ins. 29/1998, ss. 3, 65(i)
S. 47, rep. with conds. 2/1999, s. 197, sch. 6, col. 3

SIs made under the Act

SectionSIs made under the Act
S. 5 Radiological Protection Act, 1991 (Establishment Day) Order 1992 (S.I. No. 48 of 1992)
S. 7 Radiological Protection Act 1991 (Licensing Application and Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 2011 (S.I. No. 391 of 2011)
S. 9(1) European Communities (Supervision and Control of Certain Shipments of Radioactive Waste and Spent Fuel) Order 2009 (S.I. No. 86 of 2009)
S. 30 Radiological Protection Act 1991 (Nuclear Safety) Order 2011 (S.I. No. 390 of 2011)
  European Communities (Supervision and Control of Certain Shipments of Radioactive Waste and Spent Fuel) Order 2009 (S.I. No. 86 of 2009)
  Radiological Protection Act 1991 (General Control of Radioactive Substances, Nuclear Devices and Irradiating Apparatus) Order 1993 (S.I. No. 151 of 1993)
S. 30(1) Radiological Protection Act 1991 (Ionising Radiation) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 30 of 2019)
  Radiological Protection Act 1991 (Responsible and Safe Management of Radioactive Waste) Order 2013 (S.I. No. 320 of 2013)
  Radiological Protection Act 1991 (Ionising Radiation) Order 2000 (S.I. No. 125 of 2000)
S. 30(2) Radiological Protection Act 1991 (Ionising Radiation) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 30 of 2019)
  Radiological Protection Act 1991 (Responsible and Safe Management of Radioactive Waste) Order 2013 (S.I. No. 320 of 2013)
  Radiological Protection Act 1991 (Control of High-Activity Sealed Radioactive Sources) Order 2005 (S.I. No. 875 of 2005)
  Radiological Protection Act 1991 (Ionising Radiation) Order 2000 (S.I. No. 125 of 2000)
S. 30(7) Radiological Protection Act 1991 (Authorisation Application And Fees) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 34 of 2019)
  Radiological Protection Act, 1991 (Licensing Application and Fees) Regulations 2007 (S.I. No. 654 of 2007)
S. 30(8) Radiological Protection Act 1991 (Responsible and Safe Management of Radioactive Waste) Order 2013 (S.I. No. 320 of 2013)
  Radiological Protection Act 1991 (Ionising Radiation) Order 2000 (Revocation) Order 2007 (S.I. No. 653 of 2007)
S. 35 Radiological Protection Act 1991 (Designation of Convention Countries) Order 1991 (S.I. No. 373 of 1991)
S. 35(1) Radiological Protection Act 1991 (Designation of Convention Countries) Order 2005 (S.I. No 326 of 2005)
S. 44 Radiological Protection Act 1991 (General Control of Radioactive Substances, Nuclear Devices and Irradiating Apparatus) Order 1993 (S.I. No. 151 of 1993)