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Federal Act amending the Radiation Protection Act.

Country/Territory
Austria
Document type
Legislation
Date
2015
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Bundesgesetzblatt für die Republik Österreich, Part I, No.133, 26 November 2015, 4 pp
Subject
Air & atmosphere, Environment gen., Waste & hazardous substances
Keyword
Radiation Inspection Pollution control Waste management Enforcement/compliance Hazardous waste
Geographical area
Alps, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, Western Europe
Abstract

The present Act introduces some substantial amendments to the Radiation Protection Act (BGBl. Ino. 227/1969). Article 36b in the Table of Contents shall read "Principles for the disposal of radioactive waste; National Waste Management Programme". Moreover, the Act amends article 1 concerning the transposition of EU directives into Austrian legislation, such as Council Directive 2003/122/Euratom on the control of high-activity sealed radioactive sources and orphan sources; 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; Directive 2001/42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the assessment of the effects of certain plans and programmes on the environment.

Full text
German
Website
www.ris.bka.gv.at

References - Legislation

Implements

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

Directive 2001/42/EC of the European Parliament and of the Council on the assessment of the effects of certain plans and programmes on the environment.

Legislation | European Union | 2001

Keyword: EIA, Sustainable development, Sustainable use, Cultural heritage

Source: FAO, FAOLEX

Amends

Radiation Protection Act.

Legislation | Austria | 1969 (2015)

Keyword: Pollution control, Radiation, Monitoring, Inspection, Data collection/reporting, Offences/penalties, Waste disposal, Waste management, Subsidy/incentive, Authorization/permit, Hazardous waste

Source: FAO, FAOLEX