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Radiation Health - Licencing information for non-health related practices - Cabinet x-ray practices

This page provides advice on how to apply for a licence to possess cabinet radiation apparatus sources. A user licence is not required to use a cabinet radiation apparatus.

Possession licence application kit

A possession licence, issued under the Radiation Safety Act 1999, is required to be held to possess a cabinet radiation apparatus.

To apply for a possession licence, the following steps should be followed:

Step 1

Download and complete the applicable application form.

Step 2

Develop a radiation safety and protection plan which details the radiation protection measures that will be conducted by your practice. Information to assist in the development of such a plan is available, as follows:

Step 3

Submit the completed application form, with a signed and dated radiation safety and protection plan, to Radiation Health. The prescribed fee must accompany the application.

Information sheets

The following links provide some background information on the legislated requirements applicable to possession licence applicants:

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Last updated: 11 December 2014