of November 21, 1995 No. 170-FZ
About use of atomic energy
Accepted by the State Duma of the Russian Federation on October 20, 1995
This Federal Law determines the legal basis and the principles of regulation of the relations arising when using atomic energy, is directed to protection of health and life of people, environmental protection, protection of property when using atomic energy, designed to promote development of atomic science and technology, to promote strengthening of the international mode of safe use of atomic energy.
The legislation of the Russian Federation in the field of use of atomic energy in the peace and defense purposes is based on the Constitution of the Russian Federation, the conventional principles and rules of international law and international treaties of the Russian Federation in the field of use of atomic energy in the peace and defense purposes and consists of this Federal Law, other Federal Laws and other regulatory legal acts of the Russian Federation accepted according to them.
Provisions of the Federal Laws and other regulatory legal acts of the Russian Federation establishing requirements of industrial safety of hazardous production facilities, requirements of fire safety the safety requirements of hydraulic engineering constructions concerning scope of this Federal Law are applied to the relations in the field of use of atomic energy in the peace and defense purposes in the part which is not contradicting this Federal Law.
The activities connected with development, production, testing, operation and utilization of nuclear weapon and military nuclear power plants are not regulated by this Federal Law.
The basic principles of legal regulation in the field of use of atomic energy are:
safety when using atomic energiizashchita of individuals, the population and the environment from radiation hazard;
availability of information connected with use of atomic energy if this information does not contain the data which are the state secret;
participation of citizens, commercial and non-profit organizations (further - the organizations), other legal entities in discussion of state policy, drafts of the Federal Laws and other legal acts of the Russian Federation, and also in practical activities in the field of use of atomic energy;
compensation of the damage caused by radiative effects; provision to workers of subjects to use of atomic energy of social and economic compensations for negative impact of ionizing radiation on health of the person and for additional risk factors; ensuring social protection of the citizens living and (or) performing labor activity in regions of arrangement of these objects;
differentiation of responsibility and functions of bodies of state regulation of safety, governing bodies of use of atomic energy, authorized body of management of use of atomic energy and the organizations performing activities in the field of use of atomic energy;
independence of bodies of state regulation of safety in case of adoption of decisions by them and implementation of the powers from governing bodies of use of atomic energy, authorized body of management of use of atomic energy and from the organizations performing activities in the field of use of atomic energy;
observance of the international obligations and guarantees of the Russian Federation in the field of use of atomic energy.
The main objectives of legal regulation of the relations arising when implementing all types of activity in the field of use of atomic energy are:
creation of the legal basis of system of public administration by use of atomic energy and system of state regulation of safety when using atomic energy;
establishment of the rights, obligations and responsibility of public authorities, local government bodies, organizations and other legal entities and citizens.
Subjects to application of this Federal Law (subjects to use of atomic energy) are:
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