Atomic Energy Act 1945

  • This version was reprinted on 13 October 2015 to make a correction to section 13(3) under section 25(1)(j)(iv) of the Legislation Act 2012.
14 Restriction on trading in fissionable substances

No person shall, without the prior written consent of the Minister of Research, Science, and Technology, export or sell or otherwise dispose of any isotope of uranium, or any plutonium or other substance from which atomic energy may be more readily obtained than from uranium of natural isotope composition, except to the Crown.

Section 14: amended, on 1 July 1992, by section 46(1) of the Crown Research Institutes Act 1992 (1992 No 47).