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  • United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority

United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (Corporate Name)

Preferred form: United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority
Used for/see from:
  • Atomic Energy Authority (Great Britain)
  • Atomic Energy Corporation (Great Britain)
  • Great Britain. United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority
  • Great Britain Atomic Energy Office
  • Great Britain. Atomic Energy Office
  • U.K.A.E.A.
  • UKAEA
  • AEA
  • UK Atomic Energy Authority
  • U.K. Atomic Energy Authority

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Health and safety at DNE, 1986: cover (UK Atomic Energy Authority) p. 2 of cover (United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority; U.K. Atomic Energy Authority)

Wikipedia, 30 Oct. 2009: United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority page (In the 1990s the Authority was split, with the more commercial parts transferred into a public company AEA Technology, parts directly related to nuclear liabilities that would need decommissioning were retained)

Competition Commission website, 4 Nov. 2009: United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority: A report on the service provided by the Authority, 1991: p. 11 (AEA was formally created by the Atomic Energy Authority Act 1954)

In 1945, work in the energy field was placed under the Ministry of Supply as the department responsible for armaments. On Aug. 1, 1954 the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority was founded to take over responsibility for research and development. It is a non-departmental organization outside Civil Service, but accountable for its activities to the Government.