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SUPERVISION OF THE PEACEFUL PURPOSE OF APPLICATIONS

First published: 2014.01.09 -- Modified: 2014.01.10

Rigorous regulatory regime supervises that radioactive materials emitting ionizing radiation, the materials able or made able for self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction, and mobile or installed equipment generating ionizing radiation without containing radioactive material are all used only for peaceful purposes.

In accordance with the Atomic Act the scope of competence of the HAEA covers:
· the central accountancy for and control of nuclear materials, in harmony with stipulations of international agreements,
· the licensing of the export and import of nuclear and nuclear dual use products,
· the central registration of radioactive materials and substances,
· the central registration of mobile and installed equipment generating ionizing radiation without containing radioactive material