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Name: Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection Act, 2012 (Act No. 7 of 2012).
Country: Sierra Leone
Subject(s): Protection against particular hazards
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2012-08-23
Entry into force:
ISN: SLE-2012-L-96962
Bibliography: Legislation on-line Legislation on-line Sierra Leone Legal Information Institute (SierraLii), Sierra Leone PDF of Act PDF of Act (consulted on 2014-10-02)
Abstract/Citation: Being an Act to provide for the establishment of the Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection Authority to exercise regulatory and supervisory control for the beneficial and peaceful uses of radioactive substances and their applications, including licensing, inspection and enforcement throughout Sierra Leone; to provide adequate protection to the public, workers and the environment against the harmful effects of ionizing radiation; to provide for Sierra Leone to meet its obligations under relevant international treaties, in particular, the Treaty on Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons and the Agreement between Sierra Leone and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA) for the Application of Safeguards in Connection with the Non-Proliferation Treaty; to provide for the establishment of the Radiation Protection Board as the governing body of the Authority and for other related matters.
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