Physical security measures for radioactive materials in albania
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The primary responsibility for ensuring security and radiation protection is to the physical/legal person which operates with ionizing radiation sources. The Radiation Protection Commission has over all role for security in Albania based on the radiation protection law “On Protection from Ionizing Radiation”. The Regulation on Physical Protection of Radioactive Material in Albania has the objective(s) to establish the basic requirements for physical protection of radioactive sources, and apply to all activities relating to the possession, use, storage and transportation of radioactive sources. Physical protection of radioactive sources aims to protect persons, property, society, and the environment from malicious acts, such as theft or unauthorized removal and sabotage involving radioactive sources. In this paper, as a practical example, whole physical protection system of radioactive materials implemented in Albania is explained on the basis of the established legal.