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Resolution
of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine

On Approval of the Regulations on the National Commission on radiation protection of the population of Ukraine

(Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine (BBR), 2009, N 49, p.743)

{As amended by the VR Resolution N 426-IX (426-20) dated 12/20/2019}

The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine resolutes:

  1. To approve the Regulations on the National Commission of radiation protection of the population of Ukraine (attached).
  1. {Paragraph 2 has become invalid on the basis of Resolution BP N 426-IX (426-20) from 12/20/2019}
  1. To declare as invalid the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine decree of May 19, 1999 "On the Regulations on National Commission on Radiation Protection of the Population of Ukraine” (675-14) (Information of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, 1999, N 30, p. 243) and paragraph 1 of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Resolution of 2 March 2000 "On the Chairman and composition of the National Commission on radiation protection of the population of Ukraine” (1530-14) (Information of the Verkhovna Rada Ukraine, 2000, N 19, p. 147).
  1. To instruct the Verkhovna Rada Committee on Ukraines environmental policy, environmental management and mitigation Chornobyl disaster based on the submission of the Chairman of the National Commission on radiation protection of the population of Ukraine to submit for consideration, within a month, to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine, proposals on members of the National Commission for Radiation Protection of the Population Of Ukraine.
  1. This Resolution shall enter into force on the day of its publication.
The Chairman of The Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine V. Lytvyn

 

Kyiv, October 6, 2009
N 1630-VI

 

Approved
Resolution of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine
dated October 6, 2009 N 1630-VI

PROVISIONS ON THE NATIONAL COMMISSION ON RADIATION PROTECTION OF THE POPULATION OF UKRAINE

SECTION I. GENERAL PROVISIONS

  1. National Commission on Radiation Protection of the Population of Ukraine (hereinafter referred to as NCRPU) is a permanent supreme independent collegial scientific expert advisory and advisory body of issues of radiation protection and radiation safety of the population of Ukraine.
  1. Regulations and staff of the National Commission of radiation protection of the population of Ukraine is approved by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine.
  1. NCRPU is a legal entity, has an independent balance sheet, bank accounts, seal and offcial forms with the image of the State Coat of arms of Ukraine and its name.
  1. The NCRPU is guided by the Constitution of Ukraine in its activities (254k / 96-VR), laws of Ukraine, acts of the President of Ukraine and Of the Cabinet of Ministers of Ukraine and this Regulation.
    NCRPU in the prescribed manner within the limits of its authority resolves issues based on generally recognised norms of international law, international conventions to which it has acceded Ukraine and international agreements and agreements concluded by Ukraine.
    In its activities, NCRPU uses the recommendations and conclusions of international organisations of which Ukraine is a member or which it has cooperation agreements on impact assessment the effects of ionising radiation on human health and issues of radiation protection of the population.

SECTION II. FUNCTIONS AND AUTHORITIES OF NCRPU

  1. The main purpose of the NCRPU is to identify the common principles and criteria for radiation protection of life and health of the population from the negative impacts of ionising radiation.
  1. The main tasks of the NCRPU are:

participation in the development and implementation of major concepts, principles, norms, rules, standards and measures, radiation protection of human beings, as well as recommendations on reducing the impact of radiation on the population of Ukraine as well as the economic and social consequences of ionising radiation;

participation in the formation of a system of legislative, socio-economic and organisational measures aimed at providing radiation protection and protection of life and health of the Ukrainian population;

approval of scientifically justified acceptable levels (norms) of radioactive contamination of the environment, the content of radioactive substances in food and agricultural products, air, soil, water as well measures to limit human, natural, industrial, medical and household radiation;

scientific expert analysis of legislative acts, other regulations in the field of radiation protection and protection of the population and radiation safety, development of proposals and recommendations aimed at introducing economic and organisational measures to create favourable conditions in Ukraine to increase the level of radiation protection and improve the condition of health in the Ukrainian population;

development of general directions and plans to solve scientific, technical, economic and social problems in the field of radiation protection;

participation in the development and formation of national policy with issues of state regulation of nuclear and radiation safety, extraction, transportation and use of radioactive materials (substances), radioactive waste management, examination of plans for the construction of nuclear power plants, companies that use ionising radiation sources and radioactive waste management facilities, programs that use spent nuclear fuel and sources of ionising radiation and their disposal, the environmental expertise of these developments;

providing guidance on key areas of action for radiation accidents, regulatory and methodological documentation on issues of overcoming the consequences of radiation accidents, their expert evaluation;

determination of criteria for the establishment of zones that are radioactively contaminated sites, as well as developing action proposals on radiation protection of the population, personnel, the environment and the natural habitat in these localities;

promoting the dissemination of knowledge on radiation protection and spreading awareness;

participation in creation of databases for management of normative systems of radiation safety, radiation and environmental situation in Ukraine, exposure levels, health status of the population and staff who engaged in the use of nuclear energy.

  1. In accordance with its tasks, the NCRPU shall:

carry out scientific and methodological support for the development of regulations on human and environmental protection from the action of ionising radiation and recommendations to reduce social, psychological, environmental and economic damage from its negative impact;

conduct scientific expertise and coordinate projects and regulatory acts on radiation protection and radiation safety of the population, personnel, and the environment of Ukraine;

conduct scientific examination of proposals of ministries and other central executive authorities on radiation protection of the population of Ukraine and develop recommendations on priority directions of development of radiation hygiene and epidemiology as well as related fields of radiation physics, chemistry, biology and medicine;

provide conclusions on prevention projects or elimination of the consequences of radiation accidents and disruption of nuclear technology, regulations for the management of radioactive materials and develop recommendations for their implementation, make a forecast of long-term effects of radiation and nuclear accidents;

be involved in conducting emergency assessments at nuclear installations and facilities for radioactive waste management, in the preparation of conclusions on their consequences and relevant recommendations aimed at reducing the impact of emergency consequences to public health;

carry out scientific and expert evaluation of research and other works on radiation protection of the population and personnel in nuclear installations and sources of ionising radiation, as well as suggest to relevant ministries and other central executive bodies suggestions on the relevance and expediency of these works;

cooperate with international and national commissions on radiation protection of the population of other states, take measures to increasing the effciency of international scientific and technical cooperation in the field of radiation protection of the Ukrainian population, participate in conducting examinations of radiation and ecological status, doses irradiation of staff and population, health status of people who have been exposed to ionising radiation together with international organisations;

submit proposals to ministries and other central executive bodies on training and advanced training of specialists to perform work on providing radiation protection;

analyse the problems of radiation protection of the Ukrainian population and participate in the preparation of annual reports;

participate in the creation of knowledge dissemination programs on radiation protection of the population, personnel, and the environment;
carry out informative, analytical and publishing activities.

  1. The NCRPU has the right to:

obtain information on compliance with standards, rules, regulations and rules of radiation and environmental safety, radiation protection of the population and personnel of nuclear installations and sources of ionising radiation from ministries, other central executive bodies of Ukraine, public organisations and legal entities;

bring to work on a contractual basis, with creation of temporary creative teams, scientists, specialists, including foreign ones, to form groups of experts, consultants;

make recommendations to ministries, other central and local authorities, local authorities self governing authorities, non-governmental organisations and legal entities in relation to issues of meeting the requirements of norms, rules, standards of radiation safety, radiation protection of the population and nuclear personnel installations and sources of ionising radiation.

SECTION III. WORKING REGULATIONS, WAREHOUSE AND THE STRUCTURE OF THE NCRPU

  1. The NCRPU is formed from leading scientists and specialists on radiation hygiene, radiation medicine, dosimetry, radiobiology, radio-ecology, agricultural radiology, and nuclear legislation working in the field of radiation protection of humans and the environment and general nuclear and radiation safety.
  1. The NCRPU is headed by a Chairman, who is approved by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine for a period of five years at the request of the Verkhovna Rada Committee Council of Ukraine for Environmental Policy, Environmental Management and elimination of consequences caused by the Chernobyl disaster. Suggestions for NCRPU Chairman nominations are approved by the National Bureau of the Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.
  1. NCRPU staff are approved by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine for a term of five years upon submission of the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Committee on Environmental Policy, Environmental Management and elimination of consequences caused by the Chornobyl disaster. Proposals for NCRPU staff are agreed by the Presidium of the National Academy of Sciences of Ukraine.
    When forming the personal composition of the NCRPU it is possible to take into account the proposals of central executive authorities and All-Ukrainian associations of citizens.
    From the NCRPU members based on the submission of the NCRPU Chairman to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Committee for Environmental Policy, Environmental Management and the consequences of the Chernobyl disaster are being approved by the Deputy and Scientific Secretary of the NCRPU.
  1. The NCRPU is authorised and active since the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine approves half of its composition.
  1. NCRPU activities are organised by the NCRPU Chairman, his Deputy and Scientific Secretary who are members of the NCRPU.
  1. NCRPU is composed of working groups formed of members of the NCRPU. If necessary, the NCRPU shall be assisted by advisers and experts. The working groups are headed by NCRPU members.
  1. NCRPU activities are provided by the NCRPU apparatus. Structure and NCRPU staffng list is approved by the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Committee for Environmental Policy, Environmental Management and elimination of the consequences of the Chernobyl disaster based on the proposal of the NCRPU Chairman.
    Limit numbers and cost estimates for the NCRPU is approved in accordance with the procedure established by law.
  1. The main organisational form of the NCRPU are its meetings that are held when necessary, but at least once a month. NCRPU meetings address issues that are within the competence of the NCRPU.
    NCRPU meetings are convened and held by its Chairman, and in his absence by the Deputy Chairman of the NCRPU. Provided the absence of the NCRPU Chairman and his deputy NCRPU determines its chairman at the meeting.
  1. NCRPU meetings are held in the presence of at least half of its members. NCRPU decisions are made by the majority of NCRPU members that are present at the meeting.
    NCRPU decisions are signed by the NCRPU Chairman.
    Representatives of ministries, other central and local executive authorities, local governments, enterprises, institutions, organisations, public organisations of Ukraine may be invited to NCRPU meetings.
  1. NCRPU decisions are sent to the executive authorities for review, local self-government bodies, institutions, organisations, offcials they relate to.
    Offcials of executive authorities, local authorities and local government, associations of citizens, enterprises, institutions and organisations assist the NCRPU in the exercise of its authority.
  1. The NCRPU's work is conducted on an annual and prospective basis plans.
    The NCRPU's annual report is submitted to the Verkhovna Rada of Ukraine Committee for Environmental Policy, Environmental Management and elimination of the consequences of the Chernobyl disaster and is discussed at its meetings.
  1. The procedure for the organisation and internal work of the NCRPU, which is not regulated by this Regulation, is determined by the NCRPU regulations, which are taken in to account at the proposal of the Chairman, the NCRPU approves them by a majority vote.

SECTION IV. FINANCIAL PROVISION OF NCRPU

  1. Financing activities, logistics of NCRPU, providing expertise and development on a contractual basis, carried out at the expense of the State based on the budget of Ukraine, in which the annual amount of expenditures for the NCRPU financing is approved by a separate budget classification code.
  1. In order to fulfil its tasks, the NCRPU may attract funds from other sources of funding that are not prohibited by the laws of Ukraine.
 

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