The latest modification of the Act on Atomic Energy was encouraged by the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority, which participated in the preparatory work and agrees to the change of content. The HAEA prepared and sent the draft modification of the Government Decree, which provides details to the Section 67 of the Act, to the Ministry of National Development.
The draft version of the „Report Topical Peer Review 2017 Ageing Management Technical Specification for the National Assessment Reports” is available for public consultation on WENRA (Western European Nuclear Regulators Association) website.
Semi-annual safety performance assessment. National action plan reviewed. Licensing of safety and control rods’ reconstruction at Paks NPP. Diesel generator inoperable during testing due to failure of starting air reducer. Modification of construction license of the Interim Spent Fuel Storage Facility. Periodic safety review of the BUTE Training Reactor. The new regulation of the radioactive waste repositories in the mirror of the WENRA’s safety reference levels of radioactive waste disposal.
During the 60th General Conference of the International Atomic Energy Agency, representatives of the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority initiated several bilateral meetings providing an opportunity to further strengthen international cooperation and the exchange of information.
The Hungarian delegation, led by Mr András Aradszki, Secretary of State for Energy Affairs in Hungary’s Ministry of National Development had a consultation with Mr Yukiya Amano, Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency in Vienna, on the margin of the 60th General Conference of the IAEA. As member of the Hungarian delegation, Mr Gyula Fichtinger, Director General of the Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority also assisted the meeting.