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Licence & Authorization

Licence and Authorisation

RADIATION LICENCE AND IMPORT / EXPORT AUTHORISATION


The radiation licensing regime is divided into two sectors:

  1. Industrial; and
  2. Medical.

All applications must be submitted to SHENA for an initial assessment to determine compliance with the general licensing requirements.


TYPES OF LICENCE

The radiation activities that require to be licensed are as follows:

  1. Import and export of radioactive material and/or controlled apparatus;
  2. Use or deal (including storage and disposal) with radioactive material and/or controlled apparatus;
  3. Manufacture of radioactive material and/or controlled apparatus;
  4. Transport of radioactive material; and
  5. Sale of any radioactive material and/or controlled apparatus.

Note:

  • New Applications are licence applications from entities that wish to conduct in radiation activity but are not yet licensed by SHENA.
  • Renewal of Licence Applications are licence applications from existing licensees who wish to renew their existing radiation licences with no modifications to the current licence.
  • Amendment of Licence Applications are licence applications from existing licensees who wish to amend their existing licences, where changes are proposed including changes to particulars of the licence.


How to apply?

Download and complete the application form and submit together with all the required supporting documents to radapplication@shena.gov.bn


Note

Existing licensees who wish to amend their licence are to submit their applications together with relevant supporting documents for approval and verification by SHENA.



PROCESS FLOW FOR RADIATION LICENCE APPLICATION

The process flow for new, renewal and amendment of radiation licence application is as shown below.


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IMPORT / EXPORT AUTHORISATION

Authorisation by SHENA is required to import and export radioactive material and/or controlled apparatus in Brunei Darussalam. This is done by submission of the authorisation form (signed by RPO/licensee) to SHENA along with the required supporting documents. SHENA will email the approved authorisation form to the Licensee, who then submit the approved authorisation form through Brunei Darussalam National Single Window (BDNSW) for permit endorsement.


How to apply?

Download and complete the authorisation form and submit together with all the required supporting documents to radapplication@shena.gov.bn



PROCESS FLOW FOR IMPORT AND EXPORT AUTHORISATION APPLICATION

The process flow for import and export authorisation application of radioactive materials and controlled apparatus is as shown below.


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CLIENT CHARTER

The processing time prescribed for applications of licence and import/export authorisation are as in the table below.

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To avoid unnecessary disruption of radiation activities, licensees are encouraged to submit their licence renewal application at least 2 months before the licence expiry date.


Renewal application received after the date of expiry will not be entertained and licensee is required to submit a new licence application.