Legal Document

Title: Law on Nuclear Energy
Type: Law
Issuing Agency: Ministry of Mining and Heavy Industry
Responsible Agency: The Nuclear Energy Commission
Issuing Date: 16-07-2009

LAW OF MONGOLIA

16 Jul, 2009                                                                                    Ulaanbaatar

LAW ON NUCLEAR ENERGY

 

Article 1. Purpose of the law

        1.1 The purpose of this law is to regulate the use of radioactive minerals and nuclear energy in the territory of Mongolia, ensuring nuclear and radiation safety, and protecting populatio, society and environment from impact of radiation.

Article 15. License

15.1. The following activities shall be carried out with a license issued by the Nuclear Energy Commission:

        15.1.4. Import, export, transport and bury nuclear substances.

        15.2.3. Import, export, transport radioactive minerals, bury waste and rehabilitate land after use of radioactive minerals.

        15.3.3. Transportation, import and export of radiation generators

Article 34. Basic requirements for use of radioactive minerals

        34.1. It shall be prohibited to explore, use, export, import, transport radioactive minerals, bury radioactive waste and rehabilitate land after using radioactive minerals without the permission of the State Inspector General.

Article 37. Basic requirements for export and import of nuclear materials and radiation generators

        37.1. The following requirements shall be met for export of nuclear materials and radiation generators:

        37.1.1. The transferred nuclear materials shall be covered by international guarantees;

        37.1.2. The receiving country shall have all its nuclear materials and nuclear equipments used under international guarantees;

        37.1.3. Obtain permission from the Nuclear Energy Commission before transferring previously transferred nuclear material and radiation generators to a third country;

        / This part was amended according to the law dated February 13, 2015 /

        37.1.4. Physical protection of nuclear material shall meet the requirements set forth in the Vienna Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material;

        37.1.5. The country receiving the nuclear material shall submit the evidence that it will be used only for peaceful purposes;

        37.1.6. To submit to the Nuclear Energy Commission information on the end user to receive nuclear material, relevant evidence and information on its use for peaceful purposes.

        / This part was amended according to the law dated February 13, 2015 /

        37.2. The following requirements shall be met when importing nuclear materials and radiation generators:

        37.2.1. Not to import nuclear materials, radiation generators, equipment and technologies prohibited by the laws of Mongolia;

        37.2.2. An importer of nuclear materials and radiation generators shall fully meet the requirements of the legislation of Mongolia and have a license issued by the relevant competent authority in accordance with the relevant legislation;

        37.2.3. The end user of the imported nuclear material and radiation generator shall submit to the Nuclear Energy Commission information proving that they have an administrative and technical capacity and sufficient resources to safely use the material.

 

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