Radiological Protection (Amendment) Act, 2002


1.—(1) In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires—

“applicant” means a person who applies for a grant and cognate words shall be construed accordingly;

“contractor” means a person who carries out remediation works to a house whether pursuant to an agreement made by or on behalf of an applicant or otherwise;

“grant” means a payment of moneys for remediation works that are carried out in accordance with this Act;

“grant scheme” shall be construed in accordance with section 5 (1);

“house” means any building or part of a building that is used as a place of residence;

“inspection”, in relation to remediation works, means an inspection for the purposes of ascertaining that the remediation works that are the subject of an application are required to be, and as the case may be, have been, carried out;

“remediation works” means works that may cause the level of radon gas in a house to be reduced;

“remediation works inspector” means a person appointed under section 5 (6);

“prescribed” means prescribed by regulations made by the Minister;

“Principal Act” means the Radiological Protection Act, 1991 .

(2) In this Act a reference to any other enactment shall be construed as a reference to that enactment as amended, extended or adapted by or under any subsequent enactment including this Act.