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Original name: Valtioneuvoston asetus ydinjätteiden loppusijoituksen turvallisuudesta.
Name: Council of State Ordinance (736/2008) on the safety of disposal of nuclear waste.
Country: Finland
Subject(s): Protection against particular hazards
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 2008-11-27
Entry into force:
Published on: Suomen Säädöskokoelma, 2008-12-01, Vol. 124, No. 731-736, pp. 2293-2300 (INFORM)
ISN: FIN-2008-R-87325
Bibliography: Suomen Säädöskokoelma, 2008-12-01, Vol. 124, No. 731-736, pp. 2293-2300 (INFORM)
Unofficial English Translation Unofficial English Translation Ministry of Economic Affairs, Ministry of Economic Affairs, Finland, 6 pp. PDF PDF (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2011-07-19)
Ordinance online in Finnish Ordinance online in Finnish FINLEX, Ministry of Justice, Finland, pp. 2293-2300 PDF PDF (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2011-07-19)
Ordinance online in Swedish Ordinance online in Swedish FINLEX, Ministry of Justice, Finland, pp. 2293-2300 PDF PDF (DOC.NORMES) (consulted on 2011-07-19)
Abstract/Citation: Implements Act 990/1987 as amended by Act No. 342/2008. Contains 8 chapters and 23 sections:

Chapter 1: Scope of application and definitions
Chapter 2: Radiation safety
Chapter 3: Design requirements for a nuclear waste facility
Chapter 4: Long-term safety of disposal
Chapter 5: Demonstration of compliance with safety requirements
Chapter 6: Construction and operation of the nuclear waste facility
Chapter 7: Organization and personnel
Chapter 8: Miscellaneous provisions

The Ordinance repeals the Council of State Decision (398/1991) on the general regulations for the safety of a disposal facility for reactor waste and the Council of State Decision (478/1999) on the safety of disposal of spent nuclear fuel.
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