Legal provisions / Technical rules

Illustration depicting the regulatory pyramid

Hierarchy of the national regulations, the authority or institution issuing them, and their degree of bindingness:

Illustration depicting the regulatory pyramids. Hierarchy of the national regulations, the authority or institution issuing them, and their degree of bindingness: Federal legislator: Basic law, Atomic Energy Act, Ordinances (generally binding) Federal government, Bundesrat: General administrative provisions (binding for authorities) Federal government, Länder authorities: Safety Requirements for Nuclear power plants, Regulatory guidelines by the BMU Advisory bodies: RSK-guidelines, RSK and SSK recommendations Nuclear Safety Standards Commission: KIA safety standards Industry: Technical specifications for components and systems, Organisation and operating manuals (binding by specifications in the licence or by supervisory measures)

Illustration depicting the regulatory pyramids. Hierarchy of the national regulations, the authority or institution issuing them, and their degree of bindingness:

Federal legislator: Basic law, Atomic Energy Act, Ordinances (generally binding)

Federal government, Bundesrat: General administrative provisions (binding for authorities)

Federal government, Länder authorities: Safety Requirements for Nuclear power plants, Regulatory guidelines by the BMU

Advisory bodies: RSK-guidelines, RSK and SSK recommendations

Nuclear Safety Standards Commission: KIA safety standards

Industry: Technical specifications for components and systems, Organisation and operating manuals (binding by specifications in the licence or by supervisory measures)

- BMU