NRC Regulations Title 10, Code of Federal Regulations

Requirements binding on all persons and organizations who receive a license from NRC to use nuclear materials or operate nuclear facilities

See also NRC's regulations, Title 10, Chapter I, of the Code of Federal Regulations, Volume 1 (Parts 1 – 50) and Volume 2 (Parts 51 – 199) which the Government Publishing Office maintains and updates annually.

Standards Incorporated By Reference into Chapter I of Title 10 of the Code of Federal Regulations

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Chapter I -- Nuclear Regulatory Commission

Part Title
Part 1 Statement of organization and general information
Part 2 Agency Rules of Practice and Procedure
Part 4 Nondiscrimination in Federally assisted programs or activities receiving Federal financial assistance from the Commission
Part 5 Nondiscrimination on the basis of sex in education programs or activities receiving Federal financial assistance
Part 7 Advisory committees
Part 8 [Reserved]
Part 9 Public records
Part 10 Criteria and procedures for determining eligibility for access to restricted data or national security information or an employment clearance
Part 11 Criteria and procedures for determining eligibility for access to or control over special nuclear material
Part 12 Implementation of the Equal Access to Justice Act in agency proceedings
Part 13 Program fraud civil remedies
Part 14 Administrative claims under Federal Tort Claims Act
Part 15 Debt collection procedures
Part 16 Salary offset procedures for collecting debts owed by Federal employees to the Federal government
Part 19 Notices, instructions and reports to workers: inspection and investigations
Part 20 Standards for protection against radiation
Part 21 Reporting of defects and noncompliance
Part 25 Access authorization
Part 26 Fitness for duty programs
Part 30 Rules of general applicability to domestic licensing of byproduct material
Part 31 General domestic licenses for byproduct material
Part 32 Specific domestic licenses to manufacture or transfer certain items containing byproduct material
Part 33 Specific domestic licenses of broad scope for byproduct material
Part 34 Licenses for industrial radiography and radiation safety requirements for industrial radiographic operations
Part 35 Medical use of byproduct material
Part 36 Licenses and radiation safety requirements for irradiators
Part 37 Physical protection of category 1 and category 2 quantities of radioactive material
Part 39 Licenses and radiation safety requirements for well logging
Part 40 Domestic licensing of source material
Part 50 Domestic licensing of production and utilization facilities
Part 51 Environmental protection regulations for domestic licensing and related regulatory functions
Part 52

Licenses, certifications, and approvals for nuclear power plants

Part 53 [Reserved]
Part 54 Requirements for renewal of operating licenses for nuclear power plants
Part 55 Operators' licenses
Part 60 Disposal of high-level radioactive wastes in geologic repositories
Part 61 Licensing requirements for land disposal of radioactive waste
Part 62 Criteria and procedures for emergency access to non-federal and regional low-level waste disposal facilities
Part 63 Disposal of high-level radioactive wastes in a geologic repository at Yucca Mountain, Nevada
Part 70 Domestic licensing of special nuclear material
Part 71 Packaging and transportation of radioactive material
Part 72 Licensing requirements for the independent storage of spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste, and reactor-related greater than Class C waste
Part 73 Physical protection of plants and materials
Part 74 Material control and accounting of special nuclear material
Part 75 Safeguards on nuclear material—implementation of safeguards agreements between the United States and the International Atomic Energy Agency
Part 76 Certification of gaseous diffusion plants
Part 81 Standard specifications for the granting of patent licenses
Part 95 Facility security clearance and safeguarding of national security information and restricted data
Part 100 Reactor site criteria
Part 110 Export and import of nuclear equipment and material
Part 140 Financial protection requirements and indemnity agreements
Part 150 Exemptions and continued regulatory authority in Agreement States and in offshore waters under section 274
Part 160 Trespassing on Commission property
Part 170 Fees for facilities, materials, import and export licenses, and other regulatory services under the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended
Part 171 Annual fees for reactor licenses and fuel cycle licenses and materials licenses, including holders of certificates of compliance, registrations, and quality assurance program approvals and government agencies licensed by the NRC
Parts 172-199 [Reserved]

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