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Council Directive 2013/59/Euratom laying down basic safety standards for protection against the dangers arising from exposure to ionising radiation, and repealing Directives 89/618/Euratom, 90/641/Euratom, 96/29/Euratom, 97/43/Euratom and 2003/122/Euratom.

Country/Territory
European Union
Document type
Legislation
Date
2013
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Official Journal of the European Union L 13, 17 January 2013, pp. 1-73.
Subject
Energy, Environment gen., Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Radiation Authorization/permit Early warning system Environmental audit Inspection Public health Pollution control Hazardous waste Waste management
Geographical area
European Union Countries
Abstract

This Directive sets forth uniform basic safety standards for the protection of the health of individuals subject to occupational, medical and public exposures against the dangers arising from ionizing radiation. These provisions apply to any planned, existing or emergency exposure situation which involves a risk from exposure to ionizing radiation which cannot be disregarded from a radiation protection point of view or with regard to the environment in view of long-term human health protection. The application scope cover in particular the following: (a) the manufacture, production, processing, handling, disposal, use, storage, holding, transport, import to, and export from the European Union of radioactive material; (b) the manufacture and the operation of electrical equipment emitting ionizing radiation; (c) the preparedness for, the planning of response to and the management of emergency exposure situations that are deemed to warrant measures to protect the health of members of the public or workers.

Full text
English
Website
europa.eu

References - Legislation

Repeals

Council Directive 96/29/Euratom laying down basic safety standards for the protection of the health of workers and the general public against the dangers arising from ionizing radiation.

Legislation | European Union | 1996

Keyword: Radiation, Authorization/permit, Early warning system, Environmental audit, Inspection, Data collection/reporting, Pollution control, Recycling/reuse, Hazardous waste, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Council Directive 2003/122/Euratom on the control of high-activity sealed radioactive sources and orphan sources.

Legislation | European Union | 2003

Keyword: Radiation, Authorization/permit, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Implemented by

Council Regulation (Euratom) 2016/52 laying down maximum permitted levels of radioactive contamination of food and feed following a nuclear accident or any other case of radiological emergency, and repealing Regulation (Euratom) No. 3954/87 and Commission Regulations (Euratom) No. 944/89 and (Euratom) No. 770/90.

Legislation | European Union | 2016

Keyword: Radiation, Standards, Hazards, Public health, Toxicity/poisoning, Food quality control/food safety, Animal feed/feedstuffs

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Basic Safety Standards for Ionising Radiation Regulations, 2018 (L.N. 210 of 2018).

Legislation | Malta | 2018

Keyword: Early warning system, Environmental audit, Inspection, Radiation, Public health, Pollution control, Hazardous waste, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Animal Feed (Basic Safety Standards) (England) Regulations 2019 (S.I. No. 683 of 2019).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2019

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal health, Radiation, Toxicity/poisoning, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ionising Radiations Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2017 (S.R. No. 229 of 2017).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2017

Keyword: Radiation, Public health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Animal Feed (Basic Safety Standards) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2018 (S.R. No. 16 of 2018).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2018

Keyword: Animal health, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Residues, Standards, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Radiation, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Animal Feed (Basic Safety Standards) (Scotland) Regulations 2018 (S.S.I. No. 15 of 2018).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2018

Keyword: Food quality control/food safety, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Animal health, Radiation, Toxicity/poisoning, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Radioactive Contaminated Land (Enabling Powers and Modification of Enactments) (England)(Amendment) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 429 of 2018).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2018

Keyword: Soil pollution/quality, Radiation, Pollution control, Hazardous waste, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Radioactive Substances (Modification of Enactments) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2018 (S.R. No. 116 of 2018).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2018

Keyword: Radiation, Pollution control, Waste disposal, Offences/penalties, Hazardous waste, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Permitting (England and Wales) (Amendment) (No. 2) Regulations 2018 (S.I. No. 428 of 2018).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2018

Keyword: Registration, Radiation, Pollution control, Waste disposal, Offences/penalties, Hazardous waste, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ionizing radiation protection and nuclear safety Act.

Legislation | Slovenia | 2017 (2021)

Keyword: Energy conservation/energy production, Nuclear energy, Protection of environment, Public health, Biosecurity, Inspection, Institution, Offences/penalties, Standards

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Nuclear Waste Management Ordinance.

Legislation | Germany | 2018

Keyword: Authorization/permit, Data collection/reporting, Hazardous waste, Nuclear energy, Offences/penalties, Radiation, Processing/handling, Transport/storage, Waste disposal, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Environmental Authorisations (Scotland) Regulations 2018 (S.S.I. No. 219 of 2018).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2018

Keyword: Pollution control, Radiation, Nuclear energy, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Enforcement/compliance, Governance

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Atomic Law No. 263/2016.

Legislation | Czechia | 2016

Keyword: Radiation, Liability/compensation, Offences/penalties, Pollution control, Energy conservation/energy production, Basic legislation, Hazardous waste, Transport/storage, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Pollution Prevention and Control Regulations 2013.

Legislation | Gibraltar (UK) | 2013 (2018)

Keyword: Air quality/air pollution, Pollution control, Business/industry/corporations, Inspection, Institution, Monitoring, Enforcement/compliance, Environmental fees/charges, Environmental standards, Authorization/permit, Emissions, Hazardous substances, Hazardous waste, Offences/penalties, Genetically modified organism (GMO), Policy/planning, Polluter pays principle, Royalties/fees, Standards, Protection of environment, Freshwater pollution, Groundwater

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Transfrontier Shipment of Radioactive Waste and Spent Fuel Regulations 2012.

Legislation | Gibraltar (UK) | 2012 (2018)

Keyword: Radiation, Public health, Pollution control, Hazardous waste, Hazardous substances, Transboundary movement of waste, Transport/storage, Procedural matters, Processing/handling, Offences/penalties, Waste management

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Ionising Radiations Regulations 2017 (S.I. No. 1075 of 2017).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2017

Keyword: Radiation, Public health

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Cabinet Regulation No. 535 of 2015 on Procedures for Performing the Radiometric Control of Goods, Luggage, Persons and Vehicles at the Border Crossing Points, and the Requirements for Training of the Persons Involved in Radiometric Control in Radiation Safety Matters

Legislation | Latvia | 2015

Keyword: Radiation, International trade, Procedural matters

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Animal Feed (Basic Safety Standards) (Wales) Regulations 2018 (W.S.I. No. 40 (W. 12) of 2018).

Legislation | United Kingdom | 2018

Keyword: Animal health, Animal feed/feedstuffs, Residues, Standards, Enforcement/compliance, Offences/penalties, Radiation

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Regulation establishing areas where the average annual radioactive concentration of radon in the indoor air in a significant number of buildings may exceed the reference level.

Legislation | Poland | 2020

Keyword: Radiation, Early warning system, Environmental audit, Inspection, Public health, Pollution control

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Real Decreto Nº 601/2019 - Sobre justificación y optimización del uso de las radiaciones ionizantes para la protección radiológica de las personas con ocasión de exposiciones médicas.

Legislation | Spain | 2019

Keyword: Radiation, Nuclear energy, Public health, Pollution control, Hazardous waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX