International Atomic Energy Agency IAEA 6 Health and Safety Series - Australian Government


You may be required to comply with this safety series if you transport radioactive material.

The series sets the maximum level of nuclear contamination allowable under an air carrier's liability insurance policy. If it is exceeded, the policy becomes void. The series reflects international consensus on what constitutes a high level of safety for protecting people and the environment from harmful effects of ionising radiation.

Service type

Code of Practice

A code of practice is a set of rules which details how people in a certain industry should behave. A code of practice can be defined as a result of legislation or by industry regulators and bodies.

Act(s) name

Civil Aviation (Carriers' Liability) Act 1959 Australian Government

Regulation(s) name

Civil Aviation (Carriers' Liability) Regulations 2019 Australian Government

Administering agency

Department of Infrastructure, Transport, Regional Development, Communications and the Arts

Aviation and Airports

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