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Name: Radiation Protection Proclamation No. 571/2008.
Country: Ethiopia
Subject(s): Protection against particular hazards
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2008-04-21
Entry into force:
Published on: Federal Negarit Gazeta, 2008-04-21, No. 23, pp. 4038-4054
ISN: ETH-2008-L-85149
Bibliography: Federal Negarit Gazeta, 2008-04-21, No. 23, pp. 4038-4054
Ethiopian Parliament Information Ethiopian Parliament Information, Ethiopia PDF PDF (consulted on 2014-11-11)
Abstract/Citation: Provides for protection schemes are introduced with respect to radiation use. Establishes an Authority to regulate radiation sources and related practices in order to protect individuals, society and environment in current and future generation against the harmful effects of radiation. Strengthens radiation protection activities by defining the legal responsibilities of persons, who are in charge of radiation safety and security of radiation sources, and by providing appropriate sanctions against persons who cause radiation exposure in excess of the acceptable level.
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