National Center for Nuclear Safety and Radiation Control (NCNSRC)

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Last Updated: October 1, 2009
Other Name: N/A
Location: Nasr City (East Cairo suburb) [1]
Subordinate To: Atomic Energy Authority (AEA)
Size: Unknown
Facility Status: Operational

Established in 1982, the NCNSRC is Egypt's nuclear licensing authority and inspectorate. It has three divisions: Nuclear Regulations and Emergencies; Radiation Control; and Safety of Nuclear Installations. [2] The center handles radiation protection for personnel and the environment, and is also responsible for other regulatory and safety issues related to Egypt's nuclear installations. [3]

Sources:
[1] M.K. Shaat, "Inshas Nuclear Complex: Report on, National Situation for Decommissioning Activities in Egypt," Atomic Energy Authority, November 2007, www-ns.iaea.org.
[2] Judith Perera, "Nuclear Industry of Egypt," March 2003, p. 21, www.opensource.gov.
[3] Nuclear Programmes in the Middle East: In the shadow of Iran, ed. Mark Fitzpatrick, (London: The International Institute for Strategic Studies, 2008), pp. 25-26.

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