This is a guide on How to apply for a Radiation Premises Licence in Kenya. An Act of Parliament to provide for the protection of the public and radiation workers from the dangers arising from the use of devices or material capable of producing ionizing radiation and for connected purposes.
How to apply for a Radiation Premises Licence in Kenya Procedure
Resolution Criteria: Recommendations of an inspection report by radiation protection officers
On receiving an application for a licence, the Board will, on payment of the prescribed fee, issue to the applicant the appropriate licence.
An applicant may appeal against refusal to grant a licence within one month of a notice given to him to that effect.
Name of owner
Name of Unit/Dept and Location of facility
Name, contacts and Licence Reg. No of person responsible for radiation safety
Type of facility
Classification of facility
Type of installation
Enclose architectural drawing of premises.
Declaration by owner
Need for the Document
In order to protect the public, radiation workers and the environment from dangers arising from use of ionising radiation, the Radiation Protection Board requires that anybody who intends to set up a new radiation facility apply for a premises licence.
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The licence issued may:
(a) be amended at any time on written notice to the holder by the Board, if in its opinion, the amendment is necessary for the purposes of public safety;
(b) be suspended or revoked by the Board if the holder fails to comply with the conditions contained in the licence or laid down in the Radiation Protection Act or in any regulations made thereunder; and where a licence is suspended or revoked the holder shall take such steps as may be recommended by the Board to ensure that no radiation hazards occur.
The Radiation Protection Board is a statutory body established under the Act of parliament, the Radiation Protection Act, Cap 243, Laws of Kenya as the national competent authority with the responsibility for protecting the health and safety of people and the environment from the harmful effects of ionizing radiation. It regulates the use of ionizing radiation, exportation, importation, distribution and possession of radiation sources.
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