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SAFETY SUPERVISION OF TRANSPORT PACKAGES

First published: 2014.01.09 -- Modified: 2014.01.10

The Hungarian Atomic Energy Authority, as designated by Article 17 (2) of the Atomic Act, is the competent authority in procedures assigned to regulatory competence by the stipulations of the laws and international agreements on the transport of dangerous goods.
The relevant recommendations of the International Atomic Energy Agency written in IAEA Safety Series TS-R-1:2009 (Requirements for the safe transport of radioactive materials) serve as a basis for the requirements of the international mode-specific agreements, of which Hungary is a member, for the transport and packaging of radioactive materials. Consequently, the requirements apply to various transport modes show major similarities.

Prior to submit an application for licensing a transport or a package design, the below guideline is recommended to be studied:

Guideline on the compilation of license applications in relation to packaging of radioactive materials in the cases, when the approval of the national competent authority is required by the laws and international agreements on the transport of dangerous goods.