Code of Practice for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material: Draft for consultation

Submissions on this consultation have now closed.

Published online: 
18 January 2019

This document sets out possible wording for a new code of practice to be issued under the Radiation Safety Act 2016 for the safe transport of radioactive material by road, rail, sea and air.

Section 86(2) of the Act requires that anyone likely to be affected by the code is consulted before it is issued. The purpose of this document is to provide suggestions to assist in that consultation process.

The Introduction, Definitions and Obligations sections set out the proposed wording for the new code. 

Consultation period is closed

Submissions closed at 12.00 pm, Friday 1 March 2019.

This consultation has now closed. Thanks for your interest.

Publishing information

  • Date of publication:
    18 January 2019
  • ISBN:
    978-1-98-856842-3 (online)
  • HP number:
    7020
  • Citation:
    Ministry of Health. 2019. Code of Practice for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Material: Draft for consultation. Wellington: Ministry of Health.
  • Ordering information:
    Only soft copy available to download
  • Copyright status:

    Owned by the Ministry of Health and licensed for reuse under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International Licence.

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