Radiological Protection Act, 1991

Charges for services.

10.—(1) Subject to the provisions of this section, the Institute may make such charges as it considers appropriate in consideration of the performance by it of its functions, the provision by it of services and the carrying on by it of activities other than those performed, provided or carried on for the Minister.

(2) The determination of the amounts of charges by the Institute shall be subject to the approval of the Minister and the Minister for Finance.

(3) Charges, prices and payments under subsection (1) of this section in respect of functions performed, services provided or activities carried on, shall not, save with the approval of the Minister, be less than the cost of the performance of the function, the provision of the service or the carrying on of the activity, as the case may be.

(4) The Institute may recover, as a simple contract debt in any court of competent jurisdiction, from the person by whom it is payable any amount due and owing to it under subsection (1) of this section.