Legal framework

The current legal and regulatory framework about nuclear safety in Greece has been formed on the basis of the safety requirements and standards published by international organizations:

  • Adjustment of the Greek legislation to the Directive 2009/71/Euratom of the Council on 25th of June 2009 for the establishment of national framework for the safety of nuclear installations, Presidential Decree No.60, Government Gazette Folio No 111/Α/03.05.2012
  • Main requirements – principles of nuclear safety and regulatory control of research reactors, Ministerial Decision P/112/305/17.10.2012, Government Gazette Folio No 2877/Β/26.10.2012
  • Amendment of the Decision no. P/112/305/2012 (Β΄ 2877/26.10.2012) “Main requirements – principles of nuclear safety and regulatory control of research reactors” (transposition of the Directive 2014/87/Euratom), Ministerial Decision 91175/31.05.2017, Government Gazette Folio No 1991/B/09.06.2017
  • Adaptation of the Greek legislation to Council Directive 2013/59 / Euratom of December 5, 2013 laying down basic safety standards for protection against the dangers arising from exposure to ionising radiation, and repealing Directives 89/618 / Euratom 90/641 / Euratom, 96/29 / Euratom, 97/43 / Euratom and 2003/122 /(EE L13 / 17.1.2014) - Establishment of radiation protection regulations, Presidential Decree No. 101, Government Gazette Folio No 194/A/20.11.2018

The relevant IAEA safety requirements are included in the edition: Safety of Research Reactors, Safety Requirements, NS-R-4, IAEA, 2005.


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