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Council Directive 2006/117/Euratom of 20 November 2006 on the supervision and control of shipments of radioactive waste and spent fuel

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Article 15U.K.Exports out of the Community

1.Where radioactive waste or spent fuel is to be exported from the Community to a third country, the holder shall submit an application for authorisation to the competent authorities of the Member State of origin. The application may be sent in respect of more than one shipment, under the conditions set out in Article 6(2).

2.The competent authorities of the Member State of origin shall:

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notify the competent authorities of the country of destination of the planned shipment and ask their consent; and

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send the application referred to in paragraph 1 for consent to the competent authorities of the Member States of transit, if any.

Article 8 shall apply.

3.If all the consents necessary for shipment have been given, the competent authorities of the Member State of origin shall be entitled to authorise the holder to carry out the shipment and shall inform the competent authorities of the third country of destination and of any Member State or third country of transit accordingly.

Article 10(2), (3) and (4) shall apply.

4.The holder shall notify the competent authorities of the Member State of origin that the radioactive waste or spent fuel has reached its destination in the third country within 15 days of the date of arrival and shall indicate the last customs post in the Community through which the shipment passed.

The notification shall be substantiated by a declaration or certification by the consignee stating that the radioactive waste or spent fuel has reached its proper destination and indicating the customs post of entry in the third country.

5.The Member State of origin or any Member State of transit may decide that the shipment may not be completed if the conditions for shipment are no longer complied with in accordance with this Directive, or are not in accordance with the authorisations or consents issued pursuant to this Directive. Such Member State of transit shall forthwith inform the competent authorities of the Member State of origin of this decision.

Article 12(2) and (3), shall apply.

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