MINISTRY OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
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SOCIALIST REPUBLICOF VIETNAM Independence - Freedom– Happiness
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No: 17/2007/QD-BKHCN
Hanoi, August 31, 2007
 
DECISION
ON THE ISSUANCE OF RADIOACTIVE SOURCES CATEGOZATION COMPLYING WITH SECURITY REQUIREMENTS
MINISTER OF SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY
Based on the Government Decree No. 54/2003/ND-CP dated 19 May 2003 on functions, duties, authorities and organizational mechanism of the Ministry of Science and Technology and the Government Decree No. 28/2004/ND-CP dated 16 January 2004 to modify and amend some items in 54/2003/ND-CP;
Based on the Prime Minister Decision No. 115/2007/QD-TTg dated 23 July 2007 on Regulations on radioactive sources security;
Based on the Proposal of Director General of Vietnam Agency for Radiation and Nuclear Safety and Control and Director of Legislation Department,
DECIDES:
Article 1. To promulgate the radioactive sources categozation complying with security requirements.
Organization(s)/individual(s) that controls, uses, stores, transports radioactive sources is responsible to determine and categorize radioactive sources complying with security requirements according to the Prime Minister Decision No. 115/2007/QD-TTg dated 23 July 2007 on Regulations on radioactive sources security.
Article 2. Radioactive sources categorization complying with security requirements is based on radioactive ratio, as follows:
Group A consists of radioactive sources (or group of radioactive sources) containing radioactivity equal or over 1000.
Group B consists of radioactive sources (or group of radioactive sources) containing radioactivity from 1 to 1000.
Group C consists of radioactive sources (or group of radioactive sources) containing radioactivity from 0,01 to 1.
4. Group D consists of radioactive sources (or group of radioactive sources) containing radioactivity below 0,01.
Article 3. Radioactivity ratio stipulated in Article 2 is determined as follows:
1. For single radioactive source: