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25 Pa. Code § 216.1. Purpose and scope.

§ 216.1. Purpose and scope.

 (a)  This chapter establishes requirements for the registration of radiation-producing machines and radiation-producing machine service providers. A person who possesses a radiation-producing machine or provides services described in this chapter shall comply with this chapter.

 (b)  A person possessing an accelerator as defined in §  228.2 (relating to definitions) or a person performing electronic brachytherapy as defined in §  221.2 (relating to definitions) is exempt from the requirements of §  216.2 (relating to registration of radiation-producing machines).

   (1)  Accelerators are licensed under Chapter 228 (relating to radiation safety requirements for particle accelerators).

   (2)  Electronic brachytherapy operations are licensed under Chapter 221 (relating to X-rays in the healing arts) and must comply with § §  221.71—221.76 (relating to therapeutic X-ray systems with energies less than 1 MeV).

 (c)  License fees are specified in §  218.11(d) (relating to registration, renewal of registration and license fees).


   The provisions of this §  216.1 amended under sections 301 and 302 of the Radiation Protection Act (35 P.S. § §  7110.301 and 7110.302); and section 1920-A of The Administrative Code of 1929 (71 P.S. §  510-20).


   The provisions of this §  216.1 adopted December 18, 1987, effective December 19, 1987, 17 Pa.B. 5235; amended July 16, 2004, effective July 17, 2004, 34 Pa.B. 3823; amended October 26, 2018, effective January 24, 2019, 48 Pa.B. 6791. Immediately preceding text appears at serial pages (304417) to (304418).

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