Subpart 3—Register of controlled radiation sources and records

30 Director must keep register of controlled radiation sources


The Director must keep a register of all controlled radiation sources.


In this Act, a controlled radiation source means—


any irradiating apparatus:


any sealed radioactive material:


any nuclear material (whether sealed or unsealed):


any unsealed radioactive material of a kind that regulations require to be registered.


The purpose of the register is—


to help the Director to ascertain and monitor the location of controlled radiation sources; and


to facilitate the exercise of the compliance, assessment, and enforcement functions and powers of the Director; and


to support emergency preparedness and responses.