Codes of practice

Codes of practice are issued by the Director for Radiation Safety to set out details that must be complied with in order to satisfy the fundamental requirements (section 9 to 12) in the Radiation Safety Act 2016.

The following codes have been issued by the Director.

Upcoming consultations

The following code is being drafted and will be published for consultation in June 2019.

  • Code of Practice for the Security of Radioactive Material - Draft for consultation

Upcoming publication of codes of practice

The following additional codes are being drafted and scheduled to be published in 2019.

  • ORS C3:  Code of Practice for Radiation Therapy
  • ORS C8:  Code of Practice for Non-medical Irradiators
  • ORS C9:  Code of Practice for Veterinary Use
  • ORS C10: Code of Practice for Non-medical Sealed Radioactive Material
  • ORS C11: Code of Practice for Non-medical Unsealed Radioactive Material
  • ORS C12: Code of Practice for Non-medical Irradiating Apparatus

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Public consultation

The following codes have been consulted before the publication. To view the consultation papers for each code, please click on the name of the code (s) below.

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