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Virginia Administrative Code
Title 12. Health
Agency 5. Department of Health
Chapter 481. Virginia Radiation Protection Regulations
9/29/2020

12VAC5-481-380. Purpose and Scope.

Part III
Licensing of Radioactive Material

Article 1
Purpose and Scope

A. This part, and Parts V (12VAC5-481-1170 et seq.), VII (12VAC5-481-1660 et seq.), XI (12VAC5-481-2330 et seq.), XIII (12VAC5-481-2950 et seq.), XIV (12VAC5-481-3140 et seq.) and XVI (12VAC5-481-3460 et seq.) of this chapter, provide for the licensing of radioactive material. No person shall receive, possess, use, transfer, own, or acquire radioactive material except as authorized pursuant to this part or Parts V (12VAC5-481-1170 et seq.), VII (12VAC5-481-1660 et seq.), XI (12VAC5-481-2330 et seq.), XII (12VAC5-481-2660 et seq.), XIII (12VAC5-481-2950 et seq.), XIV (12VAC5-481-3140 et seq.) and XVI (12VAC5-481-3460 et seq.) of this chapter, or as otherwise provided in these parts.

B. In addition to the requirements of this part, all licensees are subject to the requirements of Parts I (12VAC5-481-10 et seq.), IV (12VAC5-481-600 et seq.), X (12VAC5-481-2250 et seq.), and XIII (12VAC5-481-2950 et seq.) of this chapter. Furthermore, licensees engaged in industrial radiographic operations are subject to the requirements of Part V (12VAC5-481-1170 et seq.) of this chapter, licensees using radionuclides in the healing arts are subject to the requirements of Part VII (12VAC5-481-1660 et seq.) of this chapter, licensees engaged in irradiator operations are subject to the requirements of Part XII (12VAC5-481-2660 et seq.) of this chapter, and licensees engaged in wireline and subsurface tracer studies are subject to the requirements of Part XIV (12VAC5-481-3140 et seq.) of this chapter.

Statutory Authority

§ 32.1-229 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from Volume 22, Issue 25, eff. September 20, 2006; amended, Virginia Register Volume 24, Issue 18, eff. June 12, 2008.

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