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Electronic Code of Federal Regulations

e-CFR data is current as of February 19, 2020

Title 10Chapter I → Part 160


Title 10: Energy


PART 160—TRESPASSING ON COMMISSION PROPERTY


Contents
§160.1   Purpose.
§160.2   Scope.
§160.3   Trespass.
§160.4   Unauthorized introduction of weapons or dangerous materials.
§160.5   Violations and penalties.
§160.6   Posting.
§160.7   Effective date of prohibition on designated locations.
§160.8   Applicability of other laws.

Authority: Atomic Energy Act of 1954, secs. 161, 223, 229, 234 (42 U.S.C. 2201, 2273, 2278a, 2282); Energy Reorganization Act of 1974, sec. 201 (42 U.S.C. 5841).

Source: 28 FR 8400, Aug. 16, 1963, unless otherwise noted.

§160.1   Purpose.

The regulations in this part are issued for the protection and security of facilities, installations and real property subject to the proprietory jurisdiction or administration, or in the custody of, the Nuclear Regulatory Commission.

[28 FR 8400, Aug. 16, 1963, as amended at 40 FR 8794, Mar. 3, 1975]

§160.2   Scope.

The regulations in this part apply to all facilities, installations, and real property subject to the jurisdiction or administration of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission or in its custody which have been posted with a notice of the prohibitions and penalties set forth in this part.

[40 FR 8794, Mar. 3, 1975]

§160.3   Trespass.

Unauthorized entry upon any facility, installation or real property subject to this part is prohibited.

§160.4   Unauthorized introduction of weapons or dangerous materials.

Unauthorized carrying, transporting, or otherwise introducing or causing to be introduced any dangerous weapon, explosive, or other dangerous instrument or material likely to produce substantial injury or damage to persons or property, into or upon any facility, installation or real property subject to this part, is prohibited.

§160.5   Violations and penalties.

(a) Whoever willfully violates either §§160.3 or 160.4 shall, upon conviction, be punishable by a fine of not more than $1,000.

(b) Whoever willfully violates either §§160.3 or 160.4 with respect to any facility, installation or real property enclosed by a fence, wall, floor, roof, or other structural barrier shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and, upon conviction, shall be punished by a fine of not to exceed $5,000 or imprisonment for not more than one year, or both.

§160.6   Posting.

Notices stating the pertinent prohibitions of §§160.3 and 160.4 and penalties of §160.5 will be conspicuously posted at all entrances of each designated facility, installation or parcel of real property and at such intervals along the perimeter as will provide reasonable assurance of notice to persons about to enter.

§160.7   Effective date of prohibition on designated locations.

The prohibitions in §§160.3 and 160.4 shall take effect as to any facility, installation or real property on publication in the Federal Register of the notice designating the facility, installation or real property and posting in accordance with §160.6.

§160.8   Applicability of other laws.

Nothing in this part shall be construed to affect the applicability of the provisions of State or other Federal laws.

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