UJD as the central body of state administration prepares legislation within their competency and sets also binding criteria in the field of nuclear safety. Based on provisions of the "Atomic Act " the preparation of rest regulations has continued. Following drafts of 5 were prepared regulations in 2001and then they were sent for comments to various ministries by UJD:
Two following UJD safety guides were published in 2001 as the part of edition "Safety of Nuclear Installations" :
As UJD is responsible for performance of such reviews according to law No. 264/1999 Coll. on conformance assessment of products about 10 drafts of technical standards were reviewed.
UJD provided documentation
to the Slovak republic position document related to Chapter 14 - Energy which was
submitted to the EU. A lot of additional information to this document were required by the
European Commission (EC). The set of recommendations related to nuclear safety was
elaborated by the special working group on atomic question which was established by the EU
Council. Their implementation is required as a prerequisite to close negotiations on
Chapter 14 - Energy. The schedule of necessary safety related measures was agreed in
co-operation with the SE a.s. and the Ministry of Economy and submitted as additional
information for negotiations to the EC. The negotiations on Chapter 14 - Energy were
successfully closed in October 2001.
UJD grants authorisations according to the "Atomic Act " for:
In 2001 as many as 52 applicants applied for an authorisation to perform above-listed activities. UJD evaluated the applications, examined their professional eligibility of applicants, as well as verification of technical, material and organisational preconditions for an orderly performance of activity in the relevant area. After expert assessment and performing verification of the applicants UJD issued 38 authorisations.