Licence for the use of radiation source

The licence for the use of radiation source must be acquired for:

If there are changes at the source of radiation or at the use of the source of radiation, the licence for the use of the source of radiation must be acquired before the use of the source if:

  • this involves an intervention or change at the source of radiation that can impact the conditions or protection against ionising radiation,
  • the source of radiation that is used as immoveable source is relocated to another room of the same facility or to another object,
  • if an x-ray pipe was replaced on the x-ray device. 

The licences for the use of the radiation source of confirmation on the entry in the register of radiation sources do not have to be acquired for ionising fire alarms containing radionuclide Am-241 with the activity not exceeding 3 MBq, if the speed of dose 10 cm from any access surface of the ionising fire alarm does not exceed 1 µSv/h.  

The licence to use the source of radiation is issued for the envisaged period of activity duration, but not for more than 10 years. 

Legal protection

  • Judicial remedy: Appeal
  • Competent authority: Ministry of Health
Last updated: 17. 02. 2016