Detail of outcome
On 11 December 2014 the Secretary of State, Ed Davey, published his decision as Justifying Authority that the nuclear reactor design, Hitachi-GE Nuclear Energy, Ltd’s UK Advanced Boiling Water Reactor (UK ABWR), should be Justified. The decision is taken by the making of regulations by way of statutory instrument and this has been laid in draft in both Houses of Parliament.
The decision has taken into account responses to this consultation.
Detail of feedback received
We have published the responses received for this consultation.
This consultation seeks responses to an application submitted by the Nuclear Industry Association (NIA) for a regulatory justification decision in relation to the Advanced Boiling Water Reactor (UK-ABWR). Volume 2 of this consultation contains the text of the application and should be read alongside Volume 1. This consultation also sets out how the regulatory justification process applies to classes or types of practice and seeks views on the government’s preliminary view on the proposed class or type of practice in this case.