The Bulgarian Nuclear Regulatory Agency (BNRA) delineates and pursues the national policy on the safe use of atomic energy in Bulgaria.
State regulation of the safe use of nuclear energy and ionising radiation, the safety of radioactive waste management and the safety of spent fuel management is implemented by BNRA. It is an independent specialised authority of the executive power and is vested with competencies.
In accordance with the Act of the Safe Use of Nuclear Energy and Rules of Procedure of the Nuclear Regulatory Agency (NRA), Chairman of the Agency carried out interaction with the executive authorities in whose jurisdiction is granted regulatory and control functions in the use of nuclear energy and ionizing radiation and the safe management of radioactive waste and spent fuel and propose to the Council of Ministers measures for coordinating these activities.
Such coordination is continuous and is a common expression in activities with the Ministry of Health, Ministry of Interior, Ministry of Environment and Water, Ministry of Defense, Civil Protection National Service , Customs, State Agency for metrological and technical control and others.