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Intervention Ordinance.

Country/Territory
Austria
Document type
Regulation
Date
2007
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Original source
Bundesgesetzblatt für die Republik Österreich, Part II, No. 145, 26 June 2007, 19 pp.
Long title
Ordinance by the Federal Minister of Agriculture and Forestry, the Environment and Water Resources on Interventions in Case of Radiological Emergencies and in Case of Lasting Exposure.
Subject
Air & atmosphere
Keyword
Pollution control Air quality/air pollution Radiation Environmental audit Early warning system
Geographical area
Alps, Europe, Europe and Central Asia, European Union Countries, Western Europe
Entry into force notes
The present Ordinance enters into force on 26 June 2007.
Abstract

The purpose of the present Ordinance is to transpose the following EU Council Directives into national law: EU Council Directive 96/29/Euratom of 13 May 1996; EU Council Directive 89/618/Euratom of 27 November 1989 on informing the general public about health protection measures to be applied and steps to be taken in the event of a radiological emergency (OJ No. L 357/31 of 7 December 1989). The Ordinance contains regulations in connection with interventions in case of radiological emergencies and in case of lasting exposure from a past radiological emergency or a past practice. These include inter alia significant releases of radioactive material due to accidents involving facilities or practices, accidents during the transport of radioactive material or terrorist acts using radioactive material. The text consists of 17 articles divided into 3 Parts as follows: General provisions (1); Interventions in case of radiological emergencies (2); Interventions with lasting radiation exposure (3).

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