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Hazardous Substances Act, 1973 (Act No. 15 of 1973)

Group IV Hazardous Substances Regulations

Chapter 3 : Conditions Relating to Activities with regard to Group IV Hazardous Substances

12. Storage places



1) A Group IV hazardous substance shall be stored in a storage place when it is not being used during the course of the activities of a holder of an authority of being transported.


a) A storage place referred to in subregulation (1) shall consist of a building or part thereof or other structure on a premises that has been zoned by a public authority for business purposes or on which a business may otherwise legally be operated.
b) Such storage place shall be constructed so that ionising radiation measured directly against the outside thereof does not exceed the applicable dose limits determined in Annexure 2 and shall be safeguarded further against burglary and be equipped at every entrance door with a warning notice referred to in regulation 8(2).


3) No activity other than the delivery and removal of a Group IV hazardous substance shall take place in a storage place referred to in subregulation (1), and all entrances shall remain locked, except during such delivery and removal.