The Control of Pollution (Radioactive
Waste) Regulations 1989S.I. 1989 No. 1158The Secretary of State for the Environment, as respects England, and the Secretary of State for Wales,
in exercise of the powers conferred on them by section 123 of the Water Act 1989 and of all other
powers enabling them in that behalf, hereby make the following Regulations:-
Citation and commencement1. These Regulations may be cited as the Control of Pollution (Radioactive Waste) Regulations 1989
and shall come into force on 1st September 1989.
Interpretation2. In these Regulations--
|"the 1989 Act" means the Radioactive Substances Act 1960;|
|"the 1989 Act" means the Water Act 1989; and|
|"radioactive waste" has the same meaning as in the 1960 Act.|
Certain provisions of the 1989 Act to apply to radioactive waste
3. The provisions of Chapter I of Part III of the 1989 Act specified in the Schedule to these
Regulations shall have effect, without modification, in relation to any radioactive waste as they
have effect in relation to any effluent or other matter or substance which is not radioactive waste.
Modification of the 1960 Act
4. Section 9(1) of the 1960 Act (no account to be taken of radioactivity for the purposes of powers,
duties and enforcement of other enactments) shall apply in relation to the provisions specified in
the Schedule to these Regulations.____________________
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Book title: A Manual of Environmental Protection Law:The Pollution Control Functions of the Environment Agency and SEPA.
Contributors: Michael Fry - Author.
Publisher: Clarendon Press.
Place of publication: Oxford.
Publication year: 1997.
Page number: 545.
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