SR 2018/5.
16th January 2018
Good practice guide published
17th January 2018

SI 2018/42

The Nuclear Installations (Prescribed Sites and Transport) Regulations 2018.  Come into force 16th January. These Regulations prescribe the sites and transport for which lower liability limits apply under the Nuclear Installations Act 1965 (A1965 c.57).

The liability regime imposed by A1965 c.57 “the Act” on operators of nuclear sites and disposal sites taking nuclear waste sets the standard liability limit at €1200 million, but allows a lower limit to be set for sites and transport prescribed under section 16(1) of the Act. These Regulations do not apply to excepted matter, which is the subject of separate regulation, the Nuclear Installations (Excepted Matter) Regulations 2017 (SI 2017/920).