10 requirements that establishments should pay attention to when conducting radiation-related affairs in Vietnam

This is the main content of the Decree No. 142/2020/NĐ-CP on implementation of radiation-related affairs and provision of auxiliary services for atomic energy application issued by the Government of Vietnam on December 09, 2020.

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According to Article 4 of the Decree No. 142/2020/NĐ-CP of Vietnam’s Government, general requirements when conducting radiation-related affairs are as follows:

1. Organizations and individuals conducting radiation-related affairs specified under Clause 2 Article 1 of this Decree must obtain license for radiation-related affairs, except affairs related to:

- Radiation devices and radiation sources receiving exemption from declaration and licensing according to National Technical Regulation QCVN 5:2010/BKHCN on Radiation safety - Exemption from declaration and licensing;

- Use of consumption goods exposed to radiation or containing radioactive substances.

2. Facilities specified under Clause 1 Article 34 of the Law on Atomic Energy of Vietnam must obtain license for construction of radiation facilities before constructing, renovating or expanding equipment rooms, except for:

- Operating facilities of irradiators with self-shielding mechanisms according to manufacturer’s design;

- Operating facilities of mobile accelerators for goods screening.

3. Prior to termination of operation, following radiation facilities must obtain license for termination of operation of:

- Industrial irradiating facilities utilizing radiation sources;

- Facilities for manufacturing and preparing radioactive substances;

- Other radiation facilities producing radioactive wastes during implementation of radiation-related affairs.

4. Organizations and individuals shall be issued with radiation-related affairs permit only when they have satisfied eligibility specified under Point a Clause 1 and Point a Clause 2 Article 75 of the Law on Atomic Energy of Vietnam and Chapter II of this Decree.

 

5. If applications for use permit, operation permit are not submitted or transfer is not conducted within 30 days from the day of receiving radiation sources or equipment attached with radiation sources, receivers must submit the application for issuance of temporary storage of radiation 

6. Organizations and individuals must obtain permit for processing and storing used radiation sources in order to process or store used radioactive wastes and radiation sources. This requirement does not apply to national radioactive waste storage, facilities for processing and storing used radioactive wastes and radiation sources.

7. Organizations and individuals providing auxiliary services for atomic energy application specified under Clause 3 Article 1 of this Decree must obtain registration for operation (for organizations) or practice permit (for individuals). 

8. Organizations shall only be issued with registration for provision of auxiliary services for atomic energy application once they have satisfied requirements specified under Points a and b Clause 1 Article 69 of the Law on Atomic Energy of Vietnam and Chapter III of this Decree.

9. Providers of auxiliary services for atomic energy applications specified under Point b Clause 3 Article 1 of this Decree must be science and technology enterprises or organizations formed and registered for operation as per the law.

10. Individuals shall only be issued with a practice permit for provision of auxiliary services for atomic energy application once they have satisfied requirements specified under Clause 1 Article 70 of the Law on Atomic Energy of Vietnam and Chapter III of this Decree.

View more details at the Decree No. 142/2020/NĐ-CP of Vietnam’s Government, effective from February 01, 2021.

Thuy Tram

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