Existing Law, Drafted Law and Regulations developed by the Department of Atomic Energy
As the use of nuclear technology in Myanmar develops, the Atomic Energy Act (1998) including 14 Chapters and 39 articles which is being used in practice was enacted for nuclear safety and to protect people and the environment from harmful effects of ionization radiation.
Nowadays, not only nuclear safety is a concern but also Nuclear security and Safeguards are also important activities for countries in which nuclear technology are applied for the socioeconomic development. Therefore to control the nuclear activities and practices systemically and safety use of Nuclear Technology, Nuclear Law has been drafted based on Nuclear Laws, Publications, Standards and Guidelines from IAEA and International Organizations by the Department of Atomic Energy (DAE). Hence, the “Nuclear Law” (Draft) that contains 19 Chapters and 92 articles is being tried to enact now.
At the same time, regulations on Nuclear Safety, Nuclear Security and Safeguards which are related to Nuclear Law, are also being drafted.
Implementing the Drafting Law
Nuclear Law and Regulations Meetings in the Department in 2016-2017
Nuclear Law and Regulations Meetings in the Department in 2018
Coordination meetings with members of Pyidaungsu Hluttaw Legislation and Special Affairs Review Commission
Workshop on Legislation, Regulation, and the Additional Protocol with National Nuclear Security Administration, NNSA, IAEA and DAE