Nuclear legislation

Nuclear Legislation in OECD and NEA Countries: Germany
Regulatory and Institutional Framework for Nuclear Activities
This country profile provides a detailed review of a full range of nuclear law topics, including: the general regulatory regime, including mining; radioactive substances and equipment; nuclear installations; trade in nuclear materials; radiation protection; radioactive waste management; non-proliferation and physical protection; transport; and nuclear third party liability. This profile was last updated in 2003.

Primary nuclear legislation

Atomic Energy Act [German]

Strahlenschutzgesetz (Radiation Protection Act) [German]

Act on the Establishment of a Federal Office for Radiation Protection [German]

Radiation Protection Ordinance [German]

Nuclear Licensing Procedure Ordinance [German]

Nuclear Safety Officer and Reporting Ordinance [German]

Nuclear Financial Security Ordinance [German]

Cost Ordinance under the Atomic Energy Act [German]

Nuclear Waste Transfer Ordinance

Repository Prepayment Ordinance [German]

Nuclear Waste Shipment Ordinance [German]

Related links

Nuclear facts and figures for OECD countries
Number of nuclear units connected to the grid; Nuclear electricity generation (net TWh); Nuclear percentage of total electricity supply.

IEA energy statistics: Germany
Data is available in the following areas: coal, oil and gas use; electricity production, supply and consumption; heat production, supply and consumption; and graphs of sectorial final consumption by source.

Energy Policies of IEA Countries: Germany

Radioactive Waste Management Programmes in NEA Member Countries:

Related NEA publications

Nuclear Energy Data
Nuclear Energy Data is the NEA's annual compilation of essential statistics on electricity generation and nuclear power in OECD countries. The reader will have quick and easy reference to the status of and projected trends in total electricity generating capacity, nuclear generating capacity, and actual electricity production, as well as to supply and demand for nuclear fuel cycle services.

Uranium: Resources, Production and Demand
A Joint Report by the OECD Nuclear Energy Agency and the International Atomic Energy Agency
The "Red Book" provides analyses and information from 41 producing and consuming countries. The present edition provides the most recent review of world uranium market fundamentals and presents data on global uranium exploration, resources, production and reactor-related requirements.

Last updated: 17 March 2020