7. Inspectors:


(1) The Commission may designate any person as an Inspector for the purposes of this Ordinance.


(2) An Inspector may be-


(a) enter, inspect and search any installation, place, vehicle or premises to verify that the regulations and the terms and conditions of a License issued thereunder are being compiled with;


(b) examine records, carry out tests and investigations and other information for safety evaluation; and


(c) direct such actions to be taken to protect the health and safety of public and the environment as may be specified in the regulations from tune to time.


(3) If in the opinion of an Inspector a violation of the conditions of a License has taken place in any premises, he may with the approval of the Commission order work to be stopped in the said premises until he is satisfied that the risks to public and the operator holding the License is not greater than that when the License was granted

 
8. Power to make regulations: The Commission may, by notification in the official Gazette make regulations-


(a) for controlling, licensing and supervising the use and application of atomic energy and the activities referred to in section 5,


(b) for prescribing the procedure to be followed for the issuance, amendment, renewal, suspension and revocation of a License and the terms and conditions that may be attached to a License,


(c) for the general protection of the public and the environment from hazards associated with the activities referred to in section 5;


(d) for providing for the protection of persons who, because of the work or professional activity, may come into contact with, or may be exposed to, nuclear substances, radioactive materials or other prescribed substances,


(e) for establishing safety standards and codes;


(f) for prescribing special precautions to be taken to protect nuclear substances, radioactive materials and other prescribed substances from being lost, stolen or destroyed or failing into the possession of unauthorized person,


(g) for prescribing the manner in which nuclear substances, radioactive materials and other prescribed substances are to be stored packaged, handled and prepared for transportation.


(h) for prescribing nuclear installations or classes of persons which or who are exempted from the application of section 5,


(i) for prescribing the procedure to be followed for the distribution of compensation to victims of nuclear damage, and


(j) generally for carrying out of the purposes of this Ordinance.

 
9. Offences, penalties, and procedure:


(1) Any person who contravenes or fails to comply with, any provision of section 5 of the regulations or the conditions of a License shall he punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to seven years, or with fine which may extend to one hundred thousand rupees, or with both.


(2) No Court shall take cognizance of an offence punishable under this Ordinance except upon complaint in writing made by a person authorized in writing in this behalf by the Commission.

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