New procedure of radiological control at the border comes into force

Cabinet of MinistersGovernment Decree No. 953 dd. 13 October 2015 on ecological and radiological control came into effect on December 26, 2015.

According to the document, radiological control of cars, trains, marine or river vessels and aircrafts in points with automatic complexes of control for movement of radioactive materials is performed only when the radiation level exceeds the norm. If there is no automatic system at the border, cargos pass radiological control in accordance with the established procedure. The decree also states that the ecological inspection of the vessel to be carried out in case of water pollution with oil, petroleum products or other environmentally harmful elements that lead to a decrease in water quality.