1.1 Purpose of the
As the first
country with a nuclear installation in terms of the Convention, the Slovak Republic
ratified on 23 February 1995 the Nuclear Safety Convention (hereinafter the Convention).
In undertaking this step, the Slovak Republic declared its willingness and readiness to
actively participate in the honoring of the Convention provisions. The National Report
presented has been compiled in terms of article 5, and its structure respects the
Guidelines Regarding National Report . Slovakia presented its first Report in September
1998; it contained an account of the fulfillment of the Convention as of 1 July, 1998. The
present, second National Report contains an account of the fulfillment of the Convention
provisions for the period between 1 July 1998 and 1 July 2001. Consequently, the two
documents (both the first and the second National Report) have to be viewed as an integral
whole, along with the document entitled Answers and Questions of April 1999.
For the list of nuclear installations in terms of article 2 of the Convention, see Annex