Act No. 28 of 1972 concerning nuclear energy activities

Passed in 1972
This law provides the legal framework for nuclear energy production in Norway. It gives the King power to grant licenses and create regulations for nuclear energy, establishes the Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Directorate to handle safety and security (including during construction, operations, and inspections), requires owners of nuclear plants to take all necessary measures to ensure that no damage occurs as the result of an accident, and establishes a compensation scheme for loss and damage caused by nuclear accidents.

from the Grantham Research Institute
from the Grantham Research Institute
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