Licence to pursue activities involving radiation in the Republic of Slovenia

A provider of an activity involving radiation in the Republic of Slovenia that is a foreign legal entity may may perform this activity on the territory of the Republic of Slovenia if they have acquired a permit for the performance of such activity in the Republic of Slovenia or based on a licence acquired in another country under the conditions and according to the procedures which are equivalent to the conditions and procedures for acquiring a permit for the performance of radiation activity under the Ionising Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Act (ZVISJV).    

The licence to pursue activities involving radiation in the Republic of Slovenia is issued to a person who fulfils the prescribed conditions to pursue radiation activity.

The licence to pursue activities involving radiation is issued by the authority competent for nuclear safety, i.e. for: 

  • the management and disassembly of a radiation or nuclear facility;
  • intentional addition of radioactive substances in the production and making of general use items, import and export of such items;
  • use of x-ray devices, sources of radiation and substance accelerators except electronic microscopes if this does not apply to use in health care or veterinary practice;
  • disposal, processing or reuse of radioactive substances or materials containing radioactive substances that originate from the use of radiation sources or the implementation of radiation activities under the law regrding which the ministry competent for the environment did not decide to consider them under the law;
  • the implementation or development of equipment and technology, that is nuclear goods, transport of nuclear substances, transport of radioactive substances if not used in health care or veterinary practice;
  • maintenance, production, calibration or other similar works implemented at radiation sources if this is not included in the implementation of activities under the previous items of this paragraph.

The licence to pursue activities involving radiation issued by the authority competent for nuclear safety, i.e. for: 

  • deliberate addition of radioactive substances in the production and making medicinal products, import or export of such medicinal products;
  • deliberate administration of radioactive substances to persons and, in so far as radiation protection of human beings is concerned, animals for the purpose of medical or veterinary diagnosis, treatment or research if this affects exposure;
  • the use of x-ray devices, sources of radiation and accelerators of substances in health care or veterinary practice, except electronic microscopes;
  • the implementation of technical check-ups of sources of radiation used in the implementation of radiation activity in health care and veterinary practice;
  • transport of radioactive substances in health care or veterinary practice;
  • maintenance, calibration or other similar work implemented at radiation sources if this is not included in the implementation of activities under previous items of this paragraph.

If a radiation facility or nuclear facility must be managed or disassembled for the implementation of radiation activity, the licence to pursue activities involving radiation is the consent for trial operations of radiation or nuclear facility, unless it involves a radiation facility where sources of radiation are used for the implementation of radiation activity in health care and veterinary practice.

Legal protection

  • Judicial remedy: Appeal
  • Competent authority: Ministry of the Environment and Spatial Planning