Reports and reporting in accordance with the Euratom Regulation

Any natural or legal entity that builds or operates a facility for the production, separation, processing, storage or other use of basic substances or special fissile substances must report to the Commission in accordance with Commission Regulation (Euratom) no. 302/2005 of 8  February 2005 on the application of Euratom safeguards (hereinafter referred to as the Regulation) as follows:

  • the basic technical features of the facility by using an appropriate questionnaire from Annex I. For the purposes of the first paragraph, the "use" of nuclear substances involves the production of energy in reactors, research in critical facilities or zero energy facilities, the conversion, production, processing, storage, separation of isotopes and concentration of ores, as well as waste management and waste storage;
  • every year, a framework programme of activities based on Annex XI that stipulates the envisaged dates for registering physical inventories at least 40 days before the actual registration of the physical inventory, the programme for this task; notifies the Commission in advance if any basic substances or special fissile substances are exported to a third country, sent from a Member State without nuclear weapons to a Member State with nuclear weapons or sent from a Member State with nuclear weapons to a Member State without nuclear weapons.
  • Notification in advance is required only if the shipment exceeds one effective kilogram or if the object transfers in the same country substances in a total quantity that could exceed one effective kilogram in twelve consecutive months, although no individual shipment exceeds one effective kilogram; notification in advance is required if any basic substances or special fissile substances are imported from a third country received in a Member State without nuclear weapons from a Member State with nuclear weapons or received in a Member State with nuclear weapons from a Member State without nuclear weapons. Notification in advance is required only if the shipment exceeds one effective kilogram or if the entity from the same country imports or receives substances in a total quantity that could exceed one effective kilogram in twelve consecutive months, although no individual shipment exceeds one effective kilogram;
  • a special report is sent to the Commission when the following situation arises:
  • if, due to any unusual event or circumstances, it is assumed that an increase or loss of nuclear substance exceeding the limits determined for these purposes in special provisions on supervision occurs or could occur;
  • if the storage unexpectedly changes with regard to the status determined in the special provisions on supervision to such an extent that there could be the possibility of unauthorised transfer of nuclear substances from the country;
  • in the case of greater delays during relocation, any change of packaging dates before transfer, transport or unpacking of nuclear substances.
A legal or natural person that according to the Regulation is obliged to report to the European Commission must send a copy of all official letters simultaneously to the competent authority for nuclear safety in the Republic of Slovenia in the manner and in the form stipulated in the Regulation.

Last updated: 18. 03. 2016