In June 2013, the Commission presented a Draft Proposal for a Council Directive amending Directive 2009/71/EURATOM establishing a Community framework for the nuclear safety of nuclear installations.92 This draft proposal was accompanied by three Staff Working Documents.93
The proposed amendments aimed to enhance the regulatory framework for nuclear safety in the EU, in particular by
strengthening the role and effective independence of the national regulatory authorities;
enhancing transparency on nuclear safety matters;
strengthening principles, and introducing new general nuclear safety objectives and requirements, addressing specific technical issues across the entire life cycle of nuclear installations, particularly NPPs;
reinforcing monitoring and...