Ordinance To The Law On The Use Of X-Rays, Etc.

Original Language Title: Bekendtgørelse af lov om brugen af røntgenstråler m.v.

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Ordinance to the law on the use of x-rays, etc.

Hereby promulgated Act No. 147 of 15. April 1930 on the use of x-rays, etc. with the changes brought about by Act No. 213 of 4. June 1965, law No. 368 of 6. June 1991 and law No. 369 of 6. June 1991.

§ 1. The Minister of health is empowered to draw up regulations for foreclosure and operation of installations for the production of x-rays, which can lay down rules for: (a) the obligation for notification of the National Board of health) of the entry into force of this law by existing installations of new plant and equipment and of changes of older plants as well as the obligation to give the National Board of health or his authorised access to examine the facilities and premises for the in which the installations are installed.

b) Security measures will be to observe at such fixed foreclosure and operation.

c) Examination and supervision of the facilities. The cost will be borne by the owners of the installations after hereby detailed by the Minister for health and prevention rules laid down.

§ 2. As regards the use of radium and high-frequency currents of doctor scientific purposes is hereby authorised the Minister for health and prevention also to draw up rules of procedure taking into account the specific characteristics of these areas makes itself felt.

§ 3. Monitoring of compliance with the provisions given in this law and the regulations issued pursuant to the same shall be the responsibility of the health protection agency.

(2). To assist the Board of health with the above-mentioned supervision can there by the Minister for health and prevention three appointed one or more experts as well as adequate assistance for these.

(3). The experts shall be appointed by the Minister or for health and prevention for a period of up to 6 years at a time and receive a remuneration to be determined at the annual finance laws.

§ 4. The Minister for health and prevention may lay down rules on training requirements for persons, who will perform works by x-ray facility.

§ 5. All works composed by the first drafting of the rules of procedure pursuant to § § 1 and 2, shall be submitted within one year after the issuance of the rules relating to them be brought in accordance with its rules.

(2). A derogation from this provision, as well as a derogation from the rules laid down in the regulations may be issued by the Minister for health and prevention after obtained the statement from the health protection agency. On certain special areas listed, the Minister for health and prevention can give Health Agency exemption authority.

§ 6. If you encounter any discrepancy between the supervision pursuant to section 3 and the owner, can further appeal the case to the Minister for health and prevention.

§ 7. Violation of the provisions of this law and pursuant to sections 1 and 2 and of the regulations issued under section 5 provisions adopted are punished with fines.

§ 8. The law may, by Royal Decree be put into force for Greenland of the variances, as the special Greenlandic conditions warrant.

The Ministry of health and prevention, 29. November 2011 Astrid Krag/Mette Øhlenschlæger