INSPIRE Knowledge Base

State Office for Nuclear Safety

LMO Description
State Office for Nuclear Safety
Proposed role in INSPIRE development
  • be kept informed
  • yes
    Level of authority: 
    Czech republic
    Formal Mandate: 
    <p>According to Act No. 18/1997 Coll., on Peaceful Utilisation of Nuclear Energy and Ionising Radiation (the Atomic Act) and on Amendments and Additions to Related Acts, the State Office for Nuclaer Safety l) shall control the activity of the National Radiation Monitoring Network, the functions and organisation<br /> of which shall be set out in an implementing legal regulation, shall provide for the functioning of its<br /> head-office, and shall provide for the activities of an Emergency Response Centre and for an<br /> international exchange of information on the radiation situation;</p>
    Main Activities: 
    SUJB manages the activities of the Radiation Monitoring Network (RMN). Together with SUJB also the licensee for the operation of nuclear power plant, The Ministry of Defense, the Ministry of Finance, the Ministry of Interior, the Ministry of Agricultural and the Ministry of Environment participate in the activities of RMN. RMN shall ensure the monitoring of the radiation situation in the territory of the Czech Republic including the data transfer and the information system management for: evaluation of a radiation situation for the needs of monitoring and assessing of exposure condition; making decisions on the countermeasures to reduce or avert exposure in case of a radiation accident; international exchange of the information and the data about a radiation situation; and public release and promotion of the data and information about the radiation situation on the territory of the Czech Republic.