10 CFR 73.21 - Protection of Safeguards Information: Performance requirements.

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§ 73.21 Protection of Safeguards Information: Performance requirements.
(a) General performance requirement.
(1) Each licensee, certificate holder, applicant, or other person who produces, receives, or acquires Safeguards Information (including Safeguards Information with the designation or marking: Safeguards Information—Modified Handling) shall ensure that it is protected against unauthorized disclosure. To meet this general performance requirement, such licensees, certificate holders, applicants, or other persons subject to this section shall:
(i) Establish, implement, and maintain an information protection system that includes the applicable measures for Safeguards Information specified in§ 73.22 related to: Power reactors; a formula quantity of strategic special nuclear material; transportation of or delivery to a carrier for transportation of a formula quantity of strategic special nuclear material or more than 100 grams of irradiated reactor fuel; uranium hexafluoride production or conversion facilities; fuel fabrication facilities; uranium enrichment facilities; independent spent fuel storage installations; and geologic repository operations areas.
(ii) Establish, implement, and maintain an information protection system that includes the applicable measures for Safeguards Information specified in§ 73.23 related to: Panoramic and underwater irradiators that possess greater than 370 TBq (10,000 Ci) of byproduct material in the form of sealed sources; manufacturers and distributors of items containing source material, or byproduct or special nuclear material in greater than or equal to Category 2 quantities of concern; research and test reactors that possess special nuclear material of moderate strategic significance or special nuclear material of low strategic significance; and transportation of source, byproduct, or special nuclear material in greater than or equal to Category 1 quantities of concern.
(iii) Protect the information in accordance with the requirements of§ 73.22 if the Safeguards Information is not described in paragraphs (a)(1)(i) and (a)(1)(ii) of this section.
(2) Information protection procedures employed by Federal, State, Tribal, and local law enforcement agencies are presumed to meet the general performance requirement in paragraph (a)(1) of this section.
(b) Commission authority.
(1) Pursuant toSection 147 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, the Commission may impose, by order or regulation, Safeguards Information protection requirements different from or in addition to those specified in this Part on any person who produces, receives, or acquires Safeguards Information.
(2) The Commission may require, by regulation or order, that information within the scope ofSection 147 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended, related to facilities or materials not specifically described in §§ 73.21, 73.22 or 73.23 be protected under this part.
[73 FR 63574, Oct. 24, 2008, as amended at 77 FR 34205, June 11, 2012]
§ 73.21, Nt.
Effective Date Note:
At 79 FR 58671, Sept. 30, 2014, § 73.21 was amended by revising paragraph (a)(1)(ii), effective Jan. 28, 2015. For the convenience of the user, the revised text is set forth as follows:
§ 73.21 Protection of Safeguards Information: Performance Requirements.
(a) * * *
(1) * * *
(ii) Establish, implement, and maintain an information protection system that includes the applicable measures for Safeguards Information specified in§ 73.23 related to: Research and test reactors that possess special nuclear material of moderate strategic significance or special nuclear material of low strategic significance.

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  • 2015-01-26; vol. 80 # 16 - Monday, January 26, 2015
    1. 80 FR 3865 - Safeguards Information—Modified Handling Categorization; Change for Materials Facilities
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  • 2015-04-22; vol. 80 # 77 - Wednesday, April 22, 2015
    1. 80 FR 22434 - Enhanced Security of Special Nuclear Material
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