About us

The Radiation Protection Centre is the institution which co-ordinates the activities of executive and other bodies of public administration and local government in the field of radiation protection, exercising state supervision and control of radiation protection, monitoring and expert examination of public exposure.
 
The main objectives of the Radiation Protection Centre:
  • to protect members of public and radiation workers against hazardous impact of ionizing radiation,
  • to co-ordinate the activities of executive and other bodies of public administration and local government in the sphere of radiation protection,
  • to organise and conduct supervision and control of radiation protection, evaluation and expertise of exposure of members of public and radiation workers,
  • to guarantee radiation protection of members of public and workers.
 
The Radiation Protection Centre was established on January 1, 1997 by the Order of the minister of health. It is the self-sufficient budget funded institution which acts according to the Constitution of Lithuanian Republic, laws of Health System, Institutions of Health Care, Radiation Protection, Nuclear Energy and other legal documents, statute of the Radiation Protection Centre.
 
The Radiation Protection Centre is organized under the Ministry of Health.


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