China Atomic Energy Authority
Guójiā Yuánzǐnéng Jīgòu
|Formed||1999 - 2000|
|Superseding agency||China National Nuclear Corporation
Commission of Science, Technology and Industry for National Defense (COSTIND)
|Jurisdiction||People's Republic of China|
|Agency executives||Xu Dazhe, Chairman
Liu Yongde, Secretary General
|Parent agency||State Council|
The agency was created out of the regulatory functions department of the China National Nuclear Corporation in 1999 - 2000.
The Administration Department
This department is responsible for logistics and safeguards for the CAEA, and the management on physical protection for nuclear material and fire protection for the nuclear power plants.
The System Engineering Department
This department administers the on major nuclear R&D projects, creating development plan for nuclear power plants and nuclear fuels. It is also responsible for the construction, management and supervision of nuclear projects, and routine work of nuclear emergencies.
Department of International Cooperation
It is responsible for organizing and coordinating the exchange and cooperation with governments and international organizations and licensing for nuclear export and import and issuing governmental permits.
The General Planning Department
This department is responsible for approving the draft plan for nuclear energy, and drawing up the annual plan for nuclear energy development.
The Science, Technology and Quality Control Department
This department is responsible for organizing pre-study on nuclear energy and mapping out nuclear technical criteria.