10 CFR 810.8 - Activities requiring specific authorization.

§ 810.8 Activities requiring specific authorization.
Unless generally authorized by § 810.7, a person requires specific authorization by the Secretary of Energy before:
(a) Engaging directly or indirectly in the production of special nuclear material in any of the following countries. Countries marked with an asterisk (*) are non-nuclear-weapon states that do not have full-scope IAEA safeguards agreements in force.
Afghanistan Albania Algeria Andorra* Angola* Armenia Azerbaijan* Bahrain* Belarus Benin* Botswana* Burkina Faso* Burma (Myanmar) Burundi* Cambodia* Cameroon* Cape Verde* Central African Republic* Chad* China, People's Republic of Comoros* Congo* (Zaire) Cuba* Djibouti* Equatorial Guinea* Eritrea* Gabon* Georgia* Guinea* Guinea-Bissau* Haiti* India* Iran Iraq* Israel* Kazakhstan Kenya* Korea, People's Democratic Republic of* Kuwait* Kyrgyzstan* Laos* Liberia* Libya Macedonia Mali* Marshall Islands* Mauritania* Micronesia* Moldova* Mongolia Mozambique* Niger* Oman* Pakistan* Palau* Qatar* Russia Rwanda* Sao Tome and Principe* Saudi Arabia* Seychelles* Sierra Leone* Somalia* Sudan Syria Tajikistan* Tanzania* Togo* Turkmenistan* Uganda* Ukraine United Arab Emirates* Uzbekistan Vanuatu* Vietnam Yemen* Yugoslavia
(b) Providing sensitive nuclear technology for an activity in any foreign country.
(c) Engaging in or providing assistance or training in any of the following activities with respect to any foreign country.
(1) Designing production reactors, accelerator-driven subcritical assembly systems, or facilities for the separation of isotopes of source or SNM (enrichment), chemical processing of irradiated SNM (reprocessing), fabrication of nuclear fuel containing plutonium, or the production of heavy water;
(2) Constructing, fabricating, operating, or maintaining such reactors, accelerator-driven subcritical assembly systems, or facilities;
(3) Designing, constructing, fabricating, operating or maintaining components especially designed, modified or adapted for use in such reactors, accelerator-driven subcritical assembly systems, or facilities;
(4) Designing, constructing, fabricating, operating or maintaining major critical components for use in such reactors, accelerator-driven subcritical assembly systems, or production-scale facilities; or
(5) Designing, constructing, fabricating, operating, or maintaining research reactors, test reactors or subcritical assemblies capable of continuous operation above five megawatts thermal.
(6) Training in the activities of paragraphs (c)(1) through (5) of this section.
[65 FR 16127, Mar. 27, 2000; 65 FR 26278, May 5, 2000]
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§ 810.8 Restrictions on general and specific authorization.

A general or specific authorization granted by the Secretary under this part:

(a) Is limited to activities involving only unclassified information and does not permit furnishing classified information;

(b) Does not relieve a person from complying with the relevant laws or the regulations of other U.S. Government agencies applicable to exports; and

(c) Does not authorize a person to engage in any activity when the person knows or has reason to know that the activity is intended to provide assistance in designing, developing, fabricating, or testing a nuclear explosive device.

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Title 10 published on 2015-01-01

The following are ALL rules, proposed rules, and notices (chronologically) published in the Federal Register relating to 10 CFR Part 810 after this date.

  • 2015-02-23; vol. 80 # 35 - Monday, February 23, 2015
    1. 80 FR 9359 - Assistance to Foreign Atomic Energy Activities
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      DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY, National Nuclear Security Administration (NNSA)
      Final rule.
      This rule is effective March 25, 2015.
      10 CFR Part 810