§ 23-1.3-8. Notification of violation and order of abatement.
Whenever the administrator or his or her authorized representative finds upon inspection and examination of a radiation source as constructed, operated, or maintained or through any other authorized means that there has been a violation of any of the provisions of this chapter or any codes, rules, regulations promulgated under the provisions of this chapter, he or she shall notify any person found to be causing, allowing, or permitting the violation of the nature of that violation and order that prior to a time fixed by the administrator, which shall not be later than ten (10) days from the date of service of the notice, that the person shall cease and abate causing, allowing, or permitting the violation and take any action that may be necessary to comply with this chapter and codes, rules, or regulations promulgated under the provisions of this chapter. In any proceeding under this chapter for granting, suspending, revoking, or amending any license, or for determining compliance with or granting exemptions from rules and regulations of the agency, the agency shall afford an opportunity for a hearing on the record upon the request of any person whose interest may be affected by the proceeding, and shall admit any interested person as a party to the proceeding. Any person aggrieved by the finding or order of the agency may request a hearing before the director of health or his or her authorized representative, at any time within fifteen (15) days after notification, and the director of health may affirm the finding or order of the agency or reverse or modify the finding or order of the agency. Any person aggrieved by the finding or order of the director of health may bring a civil action in superior court at any time within thirty (30) days after being notified of the finding or order, and the court may proceed in a summary manner or otherwise, and may affirm the finding or order of the agency or director of health or reverse or modify the finding or order of the agency or director of health in whole or in part as the court shall deem just and reasonable.
(P.L. 1976, ch. 195, § 1.)