Legislation Guidance

A set of articles and guidance on radiation protection legislation in the UK

  • IRR17 (1) - Citation and commencement

    Published: Sep 29, 2021

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  • IRR17 (2) - Interpretation

    Published: Sep 29, 2021

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  • IRR17 (3) - Application

    Published: Sep 29, 2021

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  • IRR17 (4) - Duties under the regulations

    Published: Sep 29, 2021

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  • IRR17 (5) - Notification of certain work

    Published: Sep 29, 2021

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  • IRR17 (6) – Registration of certain practices

    Published: Sep 29, 2021

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The definition of 'safe' is not strictly an engineering term; it's a societal term. Does it mean absolutely no loss of life? Does it mean absolutely no contamination with radiation? What exactly does 'safe' mean?

– Henry Petroski -