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Nuclear legislation

Nuclear Legislation in OECD and NEA Countries: Sweden
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

1968 Nuclear Liability Act (1968:45)

1984 Nuclear Activities Act (1984:3)

1984 Decree on Nuclear Activities (1984:14)

1984 Nuclear Activities Ordinance (1984:14)

1998 Environmental Code (1998:808)

2006 Act on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (2006:263)

2006 Act on Financing of Management of Residual Products from Nuclear Activities (2006:647)

2017 Ordinance on Financing of Management of Residual Products from Nuclear Activities (2017:1179)

2018 Radiation Protection Act (2018:396)

2018 Radiation Protection Ordinance (2018:506)

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: Sweden
Data 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: Sweden

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.

Last updated: 13 March 2020

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