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Licensing Process for the Construction, Commissioning and Operation of Nuclear Power Plants

Safety Reports Series No. 119

English STI/PUB/2005 ¦ 978-92-0-117523-6

89 pages ¦ 2 figures ¦ € 40.00 ¦ Date published: 2023

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This Safety Report provides guidance, targeted towards States newly embarking upon a nuclear power plant programme, on the licensing process and associated procedures needed during for the construction, commissioning and operation stages of a nuclear power plant, so that the applicant complies with national regulations in line with the internationally recognized safety principles and requirements throughout these stages. The publication elaborates on the generic guidance provided in IAEA Safety Standards Series No. SSG-12, Licensing Process for Nuclear Installations, and gives supplementary practical guidance for nuclear power plants.

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Licensing Process for Construction, Commissioning, Operation of Nuclear Power Plants, Safety Measures, Structure of Licensing Process, Preceding Siting, Design Stages, Construction Licensing, Operational Licensing, Operation Stages, Safety Analysis Report, SAR, Licensing Steps, Authorization Steps, Submission Requirements, Member States, Principles of Manufacturing, Structures, Systems and Components, SSCs, Main Features, Relevant IAEA Safety Standards, National Legal and Regulatory Framework, Government, National Regulation, Internationally Recognized Safety Principles, Regulatory Body, Practical Guidance, Baseline Assumptions, Characteristics of the Applicant, Licensee, Choice of Design, Local Arrangements, Long Lead Items, Process for Granting a Licence, Content, Principles of Follow-Up Document, Review

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