As used in this act, unless the context indicates another or different meaning or intent:
(a) "Commission" means the Commission on Radiation Protection created pursuant to this act;
(b) "Department" means the Department of Environmental Protection;
(c) "Unnecessary radiation" means the use or presence of electromagnetic radiation including microwave, infrared, visible, ultraviolet, X-ray, and gammaray; sonic, infrasonic, or ultrasonic waves; and particle radiation including alphas, betas, high energy electrons, neutrons, protons and other atomic or nuclear particles in such manner as to be or tend to be injurious or dangerous to the health of the people or the industrial or agriculture potential of the State, or to the ecology of the State and its wildlife.
L.1958, c. 116, p. 592, s. 2. Amended by L.1971, c. 372, s. 1, eff. Dec. 30, 1971; L.1981, c. 296, s. 1, eff. Oct. 9, 1981.