The management licence holder must ensure the department is notified of the acquisition of a radiation source using the online form within:
- 24 hours for taking possession of high consequence sealed sources as defined by the Radiation Act 2005, and
- 14 days for taking possession of ionising radiation apparatus (e.g. X-ray units), and
- 14 days for other types of sealed sources, sealed-source apparatus or other types of radioactive material.
Note that the department does not require notification for the acquisition of unsealed radionuclides or radiopharmaceuticals.