Purposes of the National Nuclear Fund
The National Nuclear Fund is a state purpose fund whose objectives are to accumulate and manage financial resources earmarked for the back-end of nuclear power engineering, secure financial resources from the state budget for the management of radioactive and nuclear material of unknown origin as well as to manage financial guarantees for high-activity sealed radiation sources. The long-term objectives and activities of the National Nuclear Fund are determined by the strategic document “The National Policy and the National Programme for the Management of Spent Nuclear Fuel and Radioactive Waste in the Slovak Republic”.
The "Polluters Pays" Principle
The costs related to the back-end of nuclear power engineering are borne by licence holder for the operation of a nuclear facility.
Sufficiency in Time
The National Nuclear Fund secures financial resources in accordance with the required amount and time in order to execute the above-mentioned activities.
The National Nuclear Fund manages, allocates and provides financial resources in a non-discriminatory and transparent manner.
The National Nuclear Fund secures reasonable appreciation of financial resources held in the State Treasury accounts.