United States Nuclear Regulatory Commission - Protecting People and the Environment

General Provisions

§ 75.1 Purpose.

The purpose of this part is to implement the requirements established by treaties between the United States and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA). These treaties include the Agreement Between the United States of America and the International Atomic Energy Agency for the Application of Safeguards in the United States of America (Safeguards Agreement) and the Protocol Additional to the Agreement Between the United States of America and the International Atomic Energy Agency for the Application of Safeguards in the United States of America (Additional Protocol). This part contains requirements to ensure that the United States meets its nuclear non-proliferation obligations under these US/IAEA Safeguards treaties. These obligations include providing information to the IAEA on the place of applicant, licensee, or certificate holder activities; information on source and special nuclear materials; and access to the place of applicant, licensee, or certificate holder activities. These obligations are similar to the obligations accepted by other countries.

[73 FR 78607, Dec. 23, 2008]

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