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Technical and Scientific Support Organizations Providing Support to Regulatory Functions


English IAEA-TECDOC-1835 ¦ 978-92-0-109117-8

64 pages ¦ 6 figures ¦ € 18.00 ¦ Date published: 2018

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This publication introduces the general principles underlying the provision of technical and scientific support to a regulatory body and the characteristics of organizations providing such support. It describes the services provided to support regulatory functions as well as the associated activities and processes to maintain the needed level of expertise, state of the art tools and equipment. It is the first IAEA publication dedicated to the specific practices and challenges to be met by the technical and scientific support organizations.

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Nuclear Industry, Safety Measures, Radiation, Independent Regulatory Commissions, TSO, Technical and Scientific Support Organizations, Internal, External Regulatory Body, Characteristics, Regulatory Functions, Practices, Nuclear Security, Safeguards, Nuclear Safety, Member States, Core Values, Regulatory Framework, Commitment, Management System, Roles and Responsibilities, Emergency Preparedness and Response, Modelling, Research and Development, Communication, Tools, Assessment Process, NRA, Nuclear Regulation Authority, Safety Review

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