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Original name: Ydinenergialaki
Name: Nuclear Energy Act (990/1987).
Country: Finland
Subject(s): Protection against particular hazards
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 1987-12-11
Entry into force:
ISN: FIN-1987-L-85507
Bibliography: Act on-line in Finnish Act on-line in Finnish FINLEX, Ministry of Justice, Finland PDF PDF (consulted on 2010-12-07)
Act on-line in English Act on-line in English FINLEX, Ministry of Justice, Finland PDF PDF (consulted on 2010-12-07)
Abstract/Citation: Provides that the objectives of the use of nuclear energy is to be in the overall interest of society, and in particular to ensure that the use of nuclear energy us used in a manner that is safe for both humans and the environment and does not promote proliferation of nuclear weapons. Also provides for the general principles of nuclear waste management, implementation of nuclear energy, and authorization for the use and control of the competent authorities.
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