643. Enforcement and exemptions in regard to ionising radiation.

643.     Enforcement and exemptions in regard to ionising radiation.

Provision is made for the enforcement of the Ionising Radiations Regulations 20171 and for special defences applicable in proceedings for their contravention2.

The appropriate authority3 may, by a certificate in writing, exempt:

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    (1)     any person or class of persons;

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    (2)     any premises4 or class of premises; or

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    (3)     any equipment, apparatus or substance or class of equipment, apparatus or substance,

from any requirement or prohibition imposed by the relevant regulations5 and any such exemption may be granted subject to conditions and to a limit of time and may be revoked