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Name: Act on peaceful utilization of nuclear energy and ionising radiation and on amendments to related acts (No. 18/1997 Coll.).
Country: Czechia
Subject(s): Protection against particular hazards
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1997-01-24
Entry into force:
Published on: Unofficial English translation, 39 p.
ISN: CZE-1997-L-59850
Bibliography: Unofficial English translation, 39 p.
Abstract/Citation: Deals with various aspects of peaceful utilisation of nuclear energy and ionising radiation. Provides for conditions for utilising nuclear energy and ionising radiation; system for protection of people and the environment; obligations during preparation for and implementation of programmmes designed to reduce exposure to natural sources and exposure due to radiation accidents; requirements for civil liability in case of nuclear damage; disposal of radioactive waste; and for state supervision over nuclear energy utilization.

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