A. If the director finds that the public health, safety or welfare imperatively requires emergency action and incorporates a finding to that effect in an order, the director may:

Terms Used In Arizona Laws 30-688

  • Action: includes any matter or proceeding in a court, civil or criminal. See Arizona Laws 1-215
  • Director: means the director of the department. See Arizona Laws 30-651
  • Injunction: An order of the court prohibiting (or compelling) the performance of a specific act to prevent irreparable damage or injury.
  • Person: means any individual, corporation, partnership, firm, association, trust, estate, public or private institution, group, agency or political subdivision of this state, or any other state or political subdivision or agency of such state, and any legal successor, representative, agent, or agency of the foregoing, other than the United States nuclear regulatory commission or any successor, and other than federal government agencies and any other entities licensed by the United States nuclear regulatory commission or any successor. See Arizona Laws 30-651
  • Radiation: means :

    (a) Ionizing radiation, including gamma rays, x-rays, alpha and beta particles, high speed electrons, neutrons, protons and other nuclear particles or rays. See Arizona Laws 30-651

  • Temporary restraining order: Prohibits a person from an action that is likely to cause irreparable harm. This differs from an injunction in that it may be granted immediately, without notice to the opposing party, and without a hearing. It is intended to last only until a hearing can be held.

1. Order the summary suspension of a license pending proceedings for revocation or another action. These proceedings shall be promptly instituted and determined.

2. Order the impoundment of sources of radiation in the possession of any person that is not equipped to comply with or that fails to comply with this chapter or any rule adopted pursuant to this chapter.

B. The director may apply to the superior court for an injunction to restrain a person from violating a provision of this chapter or a rule adopted pursuant to this chapter. The court shall grant a temporary restraining order, a preliminary injunction or a permanent injunction without bond.  The person may be served in any county of this state.  The action shall be brought on behalf of the director by the attorney general or the county attorney of the county in which the violation is occurring.