The Order In Which Goods, Persons, Luggage And Radiometric Control Of Vehicles At Border Crossing Points, And Requirements In Radiometric Control Of The Training Of The People Involved In Radiation Safety Issues

Original Language Title: Kārtība, kādā veic preču, bagāžas, personu un transportlīdzekļu radiometrisko kontroli robežšķērsošanas vietās, un prasības radiometriskajā kontrolē iesaistīto personu apmācībai radiācijas drošības jautājumos

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Read the untranslated law here: https://www.vestnesis.lv/op/2015/187.3


Cabinet of Ministers Regulations No. 535 in 2015 of 22 September (pr. No 50 17) procedures, baggage, goods and vehicles radiometric persons controls at border crossing points, and requirements in radiometric control of the training of the people involved in radiation safety matters, Issued in accordance with the law "on radiation safety and nuclear safety" article 9 2.1 part i. General question 1. determines the order in which goods, persons, luggage and radiometric control of vehicles at border crossing points, and requirements in radiometric control of the training of the people involved in radiation safety matters. II. Radiometric control at border crossing points 2. initial ionizing radiation measurements and luggage, goods, people and vehicles, the Cabinet of Ministers designated border crossing points according to the competency of the national border guard officers (border guards). 3. the customs officials, the food and veterinary service officials and the national environmental service radiation safety Centre (hereinafter referred to as the Centre) shall cooperate with the representatives of the border guards and the appropriate competence shall take steps to prevent the trade of goods, luggage, personal and vehicle movements with radioactive substances exceeding permissible norms, as well as unauthorized sources. 4. the road border crossing points of the owner or tenant of the rail infrastructure, port authority or port facility operator or Manager, the airport administration, the owner or operator of an aerodrome (infrastructure manager) according to the competency provides support to the competent authorities of the radiometric control and security events according to the type of border crossing points, and the specifics of its competence. 5. to make radiometric control at border crossing points, the following measuring equipment: 5.1 the gamma detectors, which use the 60 kiloelektronvolt (keV) – 1,5 megaelektronvolt (MeV) energy range and that can detect gamma radiation dose rate power: 5.1.1 starting with 0.05 mikrozīvert hour (µSv/h) – portable radiometer; 5.1.2. starting with a 0.1 µSv/h – stationary and mobile (wireless) equipment; 5.2. neutron detector to use for 15 MeV energy range up to and ability to detect neutron flow up to 20 000 neutrons per second. 6. Portable radiometer use comply with the following requirements: 6.1 using a calibrated radiometer, which the conditions of use conform to the conditions foreseen by the manufacturer; 6.2. determine the natural gamma radiation background before the measurements are made to the object; 6.3. measuring natural gamma radiation background, radiometer recorder (detector) within one meter from the ground and no closer than five metres from the object to be measured; 6.4. making measurements, the recording part of the radiometer (detector) is located not further than five centimetres from the surface of the object to be measured; 6.5. the measurements shall be made on several points, up to a certain maximum value; 4.1. measurements shall be made on an object by moving a portable radiometer for not less than 3-5 centimeters per second. Large gauge object measurements shall be made to the perimeter at different levels, each level at one point, and the distance between the measuring points must not exceed one metre. 7. Fixed and mobile (wireless) equipment in use, the following requirements shall be met: 7.1 use measuring equipment, that the conditions of use conform to the conditions foreseen by the manufacturer. The measuring equipment shall be inspected at least once each calendar year according to the conditions foreseen by the manufacturer, using the appropriate products containing radioactive substances, ionizing radiation sources; 7.2. the measuring equipment shall be operated in a continuous mode; 7.3. the object of control, controlled radiometric object movement speed or the speed of movement of the measuring equipment must not exceed the measuring equipment, the technical specification of the maximum speed; 7.4. If the measuring is exceeded the warning threshold set out detailed examination by a portable radiometer. 8. State border guard of the electronically recorded elevated levels of ionising radiation detection in the case of border crossing points, collect information, and each year up to January 31, submit it to the Center. III. Action by finding elevated levels of ionising radiation, baggage or goods vehicle 9. Border Guard, finding elevated levels of ionising radiation: 9.1. prepare a report on the increased level of ionizing radiation detection products, luggage or vehicle (annex 1), if: 9.1.1. measuring results instead of 50% of the natural gamma radiation background level; 9.1.2. the radiation level is greater than 100 µSv/h one meter away from the surface of the transport of radioactive material; 9.1.3. neutron radiation is detected or nuclear material; 9.1.4. found radioactive substances; 9.2. the report without delay to the customs officer; 9.3. border checks temporarily suspended, and in co-operation with the driver of the vehicle carrying the goods or baggage, arrange the goods, luggage or vehicle movement to the infrastructure manager of the above temporary storage site under paragraph 16 of these rules the protection measures referred to. 10. the customs officer when you receive the message about increased levels of ionising radiation detection, fill in the item section, luggage or vehicle and the report shall be sent to the Centre and the security police. The border crossing where Customs does not control or baggage or goods vehicle is not subject to customs control, Message Center and sent to the border guards of the security police. 11. If the railway rolling stock found elevated levels of ionizing radiation and it corresponds to: 11.1. this rule 16.1, 16.2 and 16.3. referred to ionizing radiation levels, railway rolling stock, continue the movement until the railway station, which can release a part of railway rolling stock, which found elevated levels of ionising radiation; 11.2. this rule 16.4 and 16.5. referred to ionizing radiation levels, the railway rolling stock motion stops at the border crossing point, where the radiometric control. 12. the Centre shall assess the received message on the elevated level of ionizing radiation detection products, luggage or vehicle and shall promptly prepare a written decision, which sends the customs officer or border guard (if customs border crossing point does not control or baggage or goods vehicle is not subject to customs control). Center for decision: 12.1. the required radiation safety and nuclear safety measures; 12.2. the way forward – to allow or prohibit the move items, luggage or vehicle; 12.3. the bodies that customs officer or border guard (if customs border crossing point does not control or baggage or goods vehicle is not subject to customs control) must be informed of the case, if a decision is taken on the move; 12.4. The food and veterinary service of the action on the possibility to approach the cargo, which, in accordance with the laws and regulations subject to the food and veterinary service control, if it found elevated levels of ionising radiation; 12.5. the procedure will be carried out detailed investigations pursuant to the provisions referred to in paragraph 16 of the safeguard measures, and when it will be done. 13. further to the Centre's written decision to allow goods, luggage or vehicle movements, customs officer or border guard (if customs border crossing point does not control or baggage or goods vehicle is not subject to customs control) in the decision of the Centre informed the authorities about the case and keep the goods, luggage or vehicle checks or customs controls. 14. If the elevated level of ionizing radiation is found in the shipment, which according to laws or regulations is subject to the food and veterinary service, and received the permission of the Centre's decision to approach the cargo, food and veterinary service shall carry out official controls on goods and sends the information to the Centre for its further movement. 15. If you received a written decision of the Centre move to ban goods, luggage or vehicle: 9.4. Customs officer or border guard (if customs border crossing point does not control or baggage or goods vehicle is not subject to customs control): 15.1.1. delivers the goods, luggage or the suspension of the movement of the vehicle. If the decision of the Centre received a customs officer, it shall inform the decision of the Centre for border guards; 15.1.2. inform the goods, luggage or vehicle owner or his authorized person that goods, luggage or vehicle found elevated levels of ionizing radiation, and it moved to the infrastructure manager previously specified temporary storage location; 15.2. the infrastructure manager shall provide goods, luggage or vehicle a temporary place of storage until the center decides on further action pursuant to paragraph 16 of these rules in specific protection measures. 16. If the goods, luggage or vehicle finds elevated levels of ionising radiation, the following protection measures: 16.1 moves the product concerned, luggage or vehicle to a temporary storage location, if the measurement results are 50% more than the natural background gamma radiation level and dose rate of gamma radiation power of one meter away from the object does not exceed 0.2 µSv/h; 16.2. move the goods, luggage or vehicle on a temporary storage site and relevant sites bounded by belts or delimiting features (about three metres radius of the object), if the total gamma dose rate at the surface does not exceed the capacity 100 µSv/h and transport of radioactive material, radiation level exceeding 100 µSv/h one meter distance from the object; 16.3. move the goods, luggage or vehicle on a temporary storage site and relevant sites bounded by belts or delimiting features (approximately 10 meters radius of the object), if the total gamma dose rate power on the surface exceeds 100 µSv/h, 10000, if by moving the product, luggage or vehicle dose received citizens and employees does not exceed the dose limits laid down; 16.4. the product concerned is not moved, the luggage or the vehicle on a temporary storage site, withdrawn person and object location bounded by belts or delimiting features (approximately 100 meters radius of the object), if the total gamma radiation dose of power on the surface is the interval from 10000 to 100000 µSv/h, discovered a neutron radiation, found nosmērējum or radioactive substances; 16.5. the product concerned is not moved, the luggage or the vehicle on a temporary storage site, immediately withdrawn and the location of the object by a Ribbon or delimiting features (approximately 400 meters radius of the object), if the total radiation dose to the surface of the capacity is greater than 100000 µSv/h, Alpha nosmērējum ≥ bekerel for 100 square centimetre (Bq/cm2) for beta and gamma, nosmērējum ≥ 1000 Bq/cm2. The duration of this area is from several minutes to an hour. 17. This rule 16.4. or 16.5. in the case provided for in point guards, after consultation with the Centre, without endangering themselves or the people, to immediately stop the movement of border crossing points in the international agreements on the operation of border crossing points. IV. Goods, luggage or vehicle detailed survey 18. If, in accordance with the provisions of paragraph 12.2. a decision to prohibit a move goods, luggage or vehicle details, baggage or goods vehicle research carried out by representatives of the Centre in cooperation with the Customs officers or border guards (if customs border crossing point does not control or baggage or goods vehicle is not subject to customs control). If there is a suspicion of illegal activities in the product concerned, luggage or vehicle Center research, call the police. 19. If, before the goods, luggage or vehicle arriving at the border crossing point received information about that item, the luggage or the vehicle is or might be found illegal sources, customs officer or border guard (if no customs border crossing officials or item, the baggage and the vehicle is not subject to customs control) sends the information center and asked to provide a written opinion on the need to stop the movement of the object and to organize detailed product vehicles, baggage or exploration. 20. the detailed items, luggage or vehicle research: 20.1. observes the radiation safety and nuclear safety requirements; 20.2. comply with the goods, luggage or vehicle customs opening procedures; 20.3. respect the protective measures, including the rentgencaurskat, if there is reasonable suspicion the goods, luggage or potential danger of the vehicle; 20.4. evaluate the possibility of exposure to the border guards, customs officials, the food and veterinary service officials and others who have been in contact with the product, baggage or vehicle. 21. the representatives of the Centre, together with the representatives of the security police provides forensic preservation of evidence inspection. 22. goods, luggage or vehicle detailed research: 22.1. determine the gamma dose rate capacity; 22.2. determine neutron radiation dose capacity; 22.3. If possible, identify the radionuclides; 22.4. goods, luggage or vehicle surface radioactive nosmērējum. 23. After detailed research centre, using the report on high level ionizing radiation detection products, luggage or vehicle information, prepare and send to the customs authority or National Guard (if customs border crossing point does not control or baggage or goods vehicle is not subject to customs control): 23.1. decision on authorisation or restriction to move goods, luggage or vehicle; 23.2. inspection with measurement results which, if necessary, added doses of power and intensity of flow measurement protocol. 24. the goods, luggage or vehicle detailed research finding sources, representatives of the Centre: 24.1. removed sources and to immediately arrange it for temporary storage until further transport; 24.2. reported to the State limited liability company "Latvian environment, geology and Meteorology Centre" for the identified sources and need to be immediately transported to the storage site; 24.3. independently or jointly with the State limited liability company "Latvian environment, geology and Meteorology Centre" staff prepare a source of transportation to radiometrij or radioķīmij laboratory (laboratory) for further research or to the storage location. 25. After receipt of the report of the Centre on the sources need transport to the storage place of the public limited liability company "Latvian environment, geology and Meteorology Centre" to immediately transport the sources found on the storage location. 26. experts of the laboratory: 26.1. preserves evidence and analyses not packing material and radioactive traces on the packaging; 26.2. the sources of Visual inspection; 26.3. determine the ionizing radiation source; 26.4. checks the source properties (if necessary); 26.5. ionizing radiation source analysis to the extent that it would be possible to determine its origin, the intended use and the last owner. 27. If no laboratory in Latvia is unable to perform the necessary analysis, the Centre organizes the ionizing radiation source to the sample to a specialised laboratory in a foreign country. To the required analysis source site stores the State limited liability company "Latvian environment, geology and Meteorology Centre". V. action by finding elevated levels of ionizing radiation a person 28. If the control results of radiometric person finds elevated levels of ionising radiation, the border guard shall draw up a report on the increased level of ionizing radiation a person identification (annex 2). 29. If the stationary radiometer finds a person with an elevated level of ionizing radiation and the person during the interview presented to the medical institutions issued the document with a medical record, which contains the date when it discharged from hospital, and the radiological manipulation, as well as the possible radioactivity, the border guard: 29.1. repeat the personal check with a portable radiometer and in addition also the personal baggage; 29.2. interviewing the person, identify possible elevated levels of ionizing radiation, as well as personal travel itinerary and purpose; 29.3 permission to proceed to the person preparing this provision in annex 2 of this report and send it to the Center. 30. If the person with the stationary radiometer finds elevated levels of ionising radiation, but the person in the baggage is not found on the source and the person during the interview to provide medical documents issued by the authorities of the medical record of the radiological manipulation, the border guard: 30.1. recheck the person with the mobile device, the identification of radionuclides in determining radionuclides, causing increased ionizing radiation; 30.2. interviewed persons to ascertain the potential increased levels of ionizing radiation, as well as personal travel itinerary and purpose; 30.3. If a person has performed radiological manipulation, recommend the person three months after discharge from the hospital's keep to himself the medical institutions issued the document with a medical record on the radiological manipulation to in case of need it can be produced; 18.9. after consultation with the Center prepares these rules referred to in annex 2 of the report and send it to the Centre and the security police; 5. If you received a written decision of the Centre for permission to cross the border, allow the person to proceed; If the received Center 30.6. written decision on barring the person to proceed, organized person (with luggage) stays above the infrastructure manager in a room in which the person can stay until the arrival of the representative of the Centre. 31. where a person under This provision is paragraph from 19.0 to proceed, the Centre carried out a detailed study of the person and luggage and decide on further action in respect of the person. 32. Finding surface radioactive nosmērējum, representatives of the Centre organized person (if necessary, also other people) clothing and skin surface decontamination. If you need a wider-scale decontamination work, Center officials reported the State fire and rescue service, emergency medical service and public limited liability company "Latvian environment, geology and Meteorology Centre". Vi. Action by non-authorised sources of 33. within 24 hours of the illegal source of ionising radiation detection Center sends the initial notification of open illegal sources of ionizing radiation of the International Atomic Energy Agency. If additional information is received, the Centre prepared and repeatedly sent to the International Atomic Energy Agency complement the statement. 34. the Centre does not allow sources to give them to the national radiation safety and nuclear safety supervisory body, the source of the imported from the Republic of Latvia. 35. Not allowed nuclear material under the 1968 1 July the nuclear non-proliferation Treaty shall be returned to the country. If it is not possible to determine the sending State, shall return the illegal nuclear State, from which it was imported into the Republic of Latvia. If the country has not acceded to the nuclear non-proliferation Treaty, the question of the return of nuclear material, the Center dealt with the International Atomic Energy Agency. 36. All expenditure resulting from this provision in paragraph 15.2, 16, 24, 25, 26 and 27 above, covers: 36.1. goods, luggage or the consignor or the consignee, if the illegal source of ionising radiation has been a commodity, luggage or cargo; 36.2. the goods or luggage carrier if illegal sources was in the vehicle; the cargo carrier, when 36.3 illegal sources have been thrust; 36.4. the person who found illegal sources. VII. training requirements for radiation safety matters 37. Border guards carrying out the control, training of the radiometric procedures and skills program for radiation safety issues will determine the national border guard Chief. Border guards radiation safety training programs for the State border guard of the developed, in collaboration with the Centre. 38. the radiation safety training in the border guards who perform the radiometric control include: 38.1. information about the laws and requirements of radiation safety; 38.2. information on ionizing radiation; 23.8. information on the possible health hazards and protective measures against ionizing radiation; 23.9. the theoretical instruction and practical training on the movement of goods, luggage, person and radiometric control of vehicles; 38.5. information on measures being taken, finding the illegal source of the commodity, luggage, at a person or vehicle and conduct sensitive to ionizing radiation; 24.0. information about the measuring equipment used in the radiometric control, their technical characteristics and use. 39. training of radiation safety provides: 24.3. Customs officials involved in the provision of customs control at border crossing points, the management of the services concerned, in cooperation with the Centre; 24.4. The food and veterinary service officials involved in radiometric control – management of the Department, in cooperation with the Centre; 39.3. the port or aerodrome (Airport) employees involved in radiometric control – the port authority or port facility operator or Manager or the airport administration, the owner or operator of an aerodrome, in cooperation with the National Guard and Center. 40. the radiation safety training program for customs and food and veterinary service officials and the port and airfield (Airport) employees involved in radiometric control include: 24.9. information about the laws and requirements of radiation safety; 40.2. information on ionizing radiation; 40.3. information on the possible health hazards and protective measures against ionizing radiation; 25.1. information on measures being taken, finding the illegal source of the commodity, luggage, at a person or vehicle and conduct sensitive to ionizing radiation. 41. The border guards who perform the radiometric control, customs officials, the food and veterinary service officials and the port and airfield (Airport) employees at least every five years, training and knowledge testing on radiometric control, protection against ionizing radiation and other radiation safety measures. 42. where these rules. 39.37 and persons referred to in paragraph 1, and officials involved in monitoring, training of the radiometric radiation safety and nuclear safety organised according to the laws of functioning with ionizing radiation sources, in addition to licensing procedures do not need to do this training in these provisions. 43. Extraordinary training and aptitude test are organized, if control other radiometric type of measuring equipment. VIII. Closing questions 44. Border guards carrying out the control, training of the radiometric pursuant to this provision, 37, 38 and 41. the requirements referred to in point out until January 1, 2019. 45. the customs officials, the food and veterinary service officials and all other institutions involved staff training according to this rules 39, 40 and 41 the requirements referred to in paragraph made up to January 1, 2018. Informative reference to European Union directives, the regulations include provisions resulting from: 1) of the Council of 5 December 2013 Directive 2013/59/EURATOM laying down the basic safety standards for protection against ionizing radiation threats and repealing Directive 89/618/Euratom Directive 90/641/Euratom Directive 96/29/Euratom Directive 97/43/Euratom and Directive 2003/122/Euratom; 2) Council 2003 22 December Directive 2003/122/Euratom on the high-activity sealed radioactive sources and orphan sources. The Prime Minister is the Rapidity of the Newsletters of the protection of the environment and regional development Minister Kaspars Gerhard annex 1 Cabinet on 22 September 2015 regulations no 535 report on high level ionizing radiation detection products, luggage or vehicle no _____ ____ (document preparation) (day) (month) (year) (time) Report was prepared (Officer's name, title, telephone) fills the border guard Radiometric control 1 performed by (mark with an "X"): 1.1. portable radiometer 1.2. stationary gamma radiometer (or mobile (mobile) measuring equipment) 1.3. neutron detector No. PO box The name of the equipment calibration date calibration factor 1.       2.       3.      

2. the increased level of ionizing radiation found (mark with an "X"): 2.1. item 2.2. baggage 2.3. 2.4 on the vehicle.        

Additional information (for example, indicate the number of railway wagons (number) found an elevated level of ionizing radiation) 3. ionising radiation found performance (mark with an "X"): 3.1. local (point) 3.2. dispersed 3.3.        
4. Measurement results: No. PO box Measurement of the height of the Earth's surface (m) away from the object's surface (m) measurement unit N1 N2 N3 reading 4.1. Natural gamma radiation background ~ 1-4.2. The maximum value of 4.3 gamma radiation. Gamma value of 1 m from the ~ 1 4.4. Neutron radiation dose measurement scheme of power ** if necessary.
4.5. The initial measurement result identifies the radionuclide (s) fill out the customs officer 5. goods, cargo or vehicle documentation: 5.1. Community goods are no 5.2. Non-Community goods are not goods, 6 luggage or vehicle composition/content 7. Message added to the goods, luggage or vehicle identification documents, including a special licence (permit), if one is submitted 8. goods, luggage or vehicle, the consignee (name, address, etc.)        

9. other information prepared and 10 Messages sent (the officer's name, title, signature) 11. National Environment services Radiation safety center mark on the receipt (the person's name, title, signature, date) environmental protection and regional development Minister Kaspars Gerhard annex 2 Cabinet of 22 September 2015 regulations no 535 report increased levels of detection of ionizing radiation a person no _____ ____ (document preparation) (day) (month) (year) (time) Report was prepared (Officer's name, title, telephone) Radiometric control 1 performed by (mark with an "X") : 1.1. portable radiometer 1.2. stationary gamma radiometer (or mobile (mobile) measuring equipment) 1.3. neutron detector No. PO box The name of the equipment calibration date calibration factor 1.       2.       3.      
2. information about the person: 2.1. name (in block letters) 2.2. surname (in capitals) 2.3. gender (mark with an "X") male female date of birth 2.4 2.5. address, which planned to stay in the Republic of Latvia 2.6. increased levels of ionising radiation in reason (personal interpretation) 2.7. excerpt from the medical authorities (mark with an "X") is not 2.8. name of hospital check-out date 2.9 2.10 2.11. radionuclide activity registered baggage (airport the airfield) is not, unit 3. Measurement results: No. PO box Measurement of the height of the Earth's surface (m) distance (m) from persons doses of power measurement N1 N2 N3 unit of readings 3.1. Natural gamma radiation background ~ 1-3.2. The maximum value of the gamma radiation 3.3. Gamma value of 1 m from the ~ 1 3.4. measurement results identifying the radionuclide (s): 4. other information 5. Message was sent (the officer's name, title, signature) 6. National Environment services of the radiation safety Centre mark of receipt (a person's name, title, signature, date) environmental protection and regional development Minister David Gerhard