The HSRA has the responsibility for administering the Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection Act, 2015 and ensuing Regulations. The Act applies to: possession, acquisition, production, manufacture, processing, transfer, development, handling, storage, import, export or disposal of natural and artificial radioactive material, nuclear material, ionizing radiation apparatus and devices emitting ionizing radiation. The act also applies to construction of facilities that will use ionizing radiation. (click here to read Act)
The Authority’s mandate is focused primarily on the protection of people, property and the environment from the harmful effects of ionizing radiation. This includes notifying the public of accidents or incidents involving nuclear and radioactive materials. Its functions include:-
Welcome to the official website of the Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries.
The Ministry of Industry, Commerce, Agriculture and Fisheries (MICAF) has been charged with the responsibility of driving the integration of the production of primary agricultural produce along all the stages of the supply chain through to value added and facilitating full commercialization of outputs of the agriculture, manufacturing, and service sectors.
We have, therefore, placed much energy and enthusiasm into the development of this website to provide timely information on the Ministry, our agencies and programmes.
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Telephone: (876) 968-7116
Fax: (876) 960-7422
Hope Gardens, Kingston 6, Jamaica
Telephone: (876) 927-1731-50 / (876) 619-1731