National Nuclear Regulator South Africa

About This Partner

The National Nuclear Regulator (NNR) is a public entity which is established and governed in terms of Section 3 of the National Nuclear Regulator Act, (Act No 47 of 1999) to provide for the protection of persons, property and the environment against nuclear damage through the establishment of safety standards and regulatory practices. It is responsible for granting nuclear authorisations and exercising regulatory control related to safety over the siting, design, construction, operation, manufacture of component parts, and the decontamination, decommissioning and closure of nuclear installations; and vessels propelled by nuclear power or having radioactive material on board which is capable of causing nuclear damage.

While the origins of the South African nuclear industry dates back to the mid-1940s, NNR has existed in its current form since 2000.


Memorandum of Understanding

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Centurion, Gauteng, South Africa


South Africa