At the request of the Government of Slovakia, an international team of senior safety experts met
representatives of the Nuclear Regulatory Authority of the Slovak Republic (UJD SR) from 28 May to 7
June 2012 to conduct an Integrated Regulatory Review Service (IRRS) mission. The international expert team also met the Public
Health Authority of the Slovak Republic (UVZ SR), competent organization in the radiation safety regulatory aspects. The IRRS Review team consisted of 12 senior regulatory experts from 12 IAEA Member States, 4 IAEA staff members, 1 IAEA administrative assistants and 2 observers.
The purpose of this IRRS mission was to review the effectiveness of the Slovak regulatory framework for nuclear safety within the competence of UJD SR. Special attention was given to the review of the regulatory implications of the TEPCO Fukushima Dai-ichi accident within the Slovak framework for safety. The review compared the Slovak regulatory framework for nuclear safety against IAEA safety standards as the international benchmark for safety.