Information for licence holders

Strategies

Compliance & enforcement strategy

This strategy establishes ARPANSA’s approach to compliance and enforcement. It describes the promotion and monitoring of compliance and a graded response to non-compliance.

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Inspection strategy

The strategy and framework for ARPANSA’s inspection program is described on our inspections page. It outlines types of inspections and what inspectors look for, and describes the inspection process and outcomes.

Statement of regulatory intent

This Statement of Regulatory Intent establishes the high-level framework for ARPANSA's regulatory activities.

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Licence holder reporting

Reporting compliance

The purpose of this document is to assist licence holders identify the types of information that should be included in their quarterly, biannual or annual compliance report.

Regulatory Guidance: Reporting Compliance:
see Regulatory guides

Annual report form

This template is the 'approved form' that licence holders should use if their licence requires an annual report of compliance.

Annual Report Form:
see Regulatory forms

Biannual report form

This template is the 'approved form' that licence holders should use if their licence requires a biannual report of compliance.

Biannual Report Form:
see Regulatory forms

Quarterly report form

This template is the 'approved form' that licence holders should use if their licence requires a quarterly report of compliance.

Quarterly Report Form:
see Regulatory forms

Regulatory implications of making changes to the source inventory

The Regulatory Guide: Regulatory Implications of Making Changes to the Source Inventory provides guidance on how to manage changes to the source inventory in compliance with the ARPANS Act and Regulations.

See Regulatory guides.

Source inventory workbook

The Source Inventory Workbook (SIW) is the form approved by the CEO for applicants and licence holders to record details of all controlled material and controlled apparatus to be dealt with under an ARPANSA licence. An explanation of terms and required information is provided on the first worksheet.

Source Inventory Workbook:
see Regulatory Forms

Transfer and disposal of sources (section 65 of the Regulations)

Disposal of controlled apparatus and controlled material

REGULATORY GUIDE: Disposal of controlled apparatus and controlled material
see Regulatory guides

Disposal request form

This form is to be used to seek approval from the CEO of ARPANSA to destroy or otherwise dispose of controlled apparatus or controlled material. Disposal includes the transfer of controlled apparatus or controlled material to a person or organisation outside Commonwealth jurisdiction. Please refer to the Regulatory Guide for further information.

Disposal Request Form
see Regulatory forms

Transfer notice

This form is to be used to advise the CEO about the transfer of controlled apparatus or controlled material to another organisation within the Commonwealth. This form must be received within 7 days of the transfer. Transfer of sources outside Commonwealth jurisdiction is deemed disposal and requires the prior approval of the CEO.

Transfer Notice
see Regulatory forms

Transfer Request form for security enhanced source

This form is to be used by licence holders seeking approval to transfer security category 1, 2 or 3 sources to another Commonwealth licence holder. Such transfers require prior approval by the CEO of ARPANSA under the Code of Practice for the Security of Radioactive Sources (RPS11).

Transfer Request form for security enhanced source
see Regulatory forms

Regulatory guides

ARPANSA has developed regulatory guides to assist both applicants and licence holders achieve compliance with the ARPANS Act and Regulations. Regulatory guides can be found on our Regulatory guides webpage.

Exemptions

See Information for licence applicants for further information on exemption limits.


The CEO invites feedback on the usefulness of any of ARPANSA's regulatory documents. Comments may be made via email to licenceadminatarpansa.gov.au or mail to:

Chief Regulatory Officer
Regulatory Services
ARPANSA
PO Box 655
MIRANDA NSW 1490