More details of the domestic nuclear safeguards regime which will operate once the UK leaves the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom) have been published by the government. It is consulting on draft Nuclear Safeguards Regulations, which will be made using the government’s powers under the Energy Act 2013 and the Nuclear Safeguards Act 2018. The new regime will be regulated by the Office for Nuclear Regulation, which already monitors safeguards performance in the UK.
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The Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy (BEIS) has launched a consultation until 14 September on draft regulations that aim to enable a domestic nuclear safeguards regime following the UK’s withdrawal from the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom) as part of its departure from the European Union. Meanwhile the House of Lords EU Energy and Environment Sub-Committee yesterday put questions to the Office for Nuclear Regulation (ONR) on whether its Brexit preparations are on track, and a new report by the National Infrastructure Commission (NIC) has been criticised for its limited support for the future of civil nuclear power in the UK.
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