Preliminary regulatory impact statements by ARPANSA for RPS3

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Dear Department of the Prime Minister and Cabinet,

In 2016, Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency (ARPANSA) amended Schedule 5 of the 'Radiation Protection Standard for Maximum Exposure Levels to Radiofrequency Fields - 3 kHz to 300 GHz (2002)'

Prior to this they consulted the Office of Best Practice Regulation regarding whether or not they needed a regulatory impact statement (RIS).

Please provide an electronic copy of any RIS preliminary assessment/s (or similar if known by a different name) sent to you by ARPANSA regarding the standard: RPS3 or Radiation Protection Series 3

Please also provide the outcome/advice from the preliminary assessment and correspondence to or from ARPANSA relating to that assessment be it via email or letter.

Yours faithfully,

charlie:faulk

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Dear Mr Fauk

 

Thank you for your email dated 5 April 2019 to the Department of the Prime
Minister and Cabinet (the Department), in which you made a request to the
Department under the Freedom of Information Act 1982 (the FOI Act) in the
following terms:

 

In 2016, Australian Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Agency
(ARPANSA) amended Schedule 5 of the 'Radiation Protection Standard for
Maximum Exposure Levels to Radiofrequency Fields - 3 kHz to 300 GHz
(2002)'

 

Prior to this they consulted the Office of Best Practice Regulation
regarding whether or not they needed a regulatory impact statement (RIS).

 

Please provide an electronic copy of any RIS preliminary assessment/s (or
similar if known by a different name) sent to you by ARPANSA regarding the
standard: RPS3 or Radiation Protection Series 3

 

Please also provide the outcome/advice from the preliminary assessment and
correspondence to or from ARPANSA relating to that assessment be it via
email or letter.

 

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