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Introduction

The Nuclear Regulatory Authority (NRA) is an independent regulatory body established by the NRA Act, 2015 (Act 895) and began operations in January 2016. The NRA has a statutory responsibility for regulating the civilian use of nuclear and other radioactive materials in medicine, industry, agriculture, education and research in Ghana.



Mandate:
  • To authorise and regulate the civilian use of nuclear and other radioactive sources in Ghana
  • To ensure the protection of the general public, patients, people who work with radiation, property and the environment from the harmful effects of radiations.
  • To regulate research reactors, the gamma irradiation facility; and radioactive sources used in medicine, industry, research, education and in the near future commercial nuclear power plants.
  • To regulate the possession, use, transport, storage and the disposal of radioactive materials and radioactive waste and also licence the import and export of radioactive materials.

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Enforcements
10 Enforcements Issued in 2022

57

Inspectors
57 Inspectors at NRA

550

Facilities & Activities
550 Authorized Facilities and Activities

726

Authorisations
726 Authorisations granted in 2022
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