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

Group IV Hazardous Substances Regulations

Chapter 2 : For the Purposes of the Producing or Otherwise Acquiring of, or Disposing of, or the Importing, Exporting, being in Possession of, using or Conveying of Group IV Hazardous Substances

2. Application for Authority

 

 

1)
a) Application or written authority for any of or all of the activities mentioned in section 3A(1) of the Act in respect of any Group IV hazardous substance shall be made by an applicant to the Director-General on a form that may be obtained from the Director-General for that purpose.
b) Such application form shall make provision for--
i) Particulars of the applicant;
ii) the reason for the application;
iii) a description of the Group IV hazardous substance relevant to the application;
iv) the attachment to the form of--
aa) a brief explanation of any activity regarding such substance that is envisaged; and
bb) plans of the premise or premises to which such activities are relevant;
v) the name, address, occupation, qualifications and experience regarding Group IV hazardous substances of the person who is being considered for appointment to the post of radiation protection officer;
vi) the name, address, occupation, qualifications and experience regarding Group IV hazardous substances of the person who is being considered for appointment to the post of acting radiation protection officer;
vii) in the case where the authority concerned pertains to a Group IV hazardous substance for medical purposes, the name, address and qualifications of the medical physicist referred to in regulation 29(6) and of the medical physicist who will be acting in his place during his absence;
viii) the name and address of the proposed dosimetry service referred to in regulation 23; and
ix) additional particulars that the Director-General may deem necessary for the consideration of an application.

 

2) Before submitting an application for authority to the Director-General, an applicant shall affix to the application form uncancelled revenue stamps to the value of the amount stated in Annexure 1.

 

3) The Director-General shall not consider an application for authority unless--
a) the prescribed particulars appear in full and correctly on the application form concerned;
b) the prescribed revenue stamps are affixed to the application form concerned; and
c) any additional particulars that he is authorised to obtain in terms of the Act are in his possession, or any investigation he may cause to undertake concerning the application has been finalised.