National Nuclear Regulator (NNR)

Contact Details

Physical: Eco Glades Office Park, Eco Glades 2, Block G, Witch-Hazel Avenue, Highveld Ext 75, Eco Park, Centurion, 0157
Postal: PO Box 7106, Centurion, 0046
Tel: 012 674 7100
Fax: 012 663 5513


The mission of the National Nuclear Regulator (NNR) is to provide and maintain an effective and efficient national regulatory framework for the protection of people, property and the environment against nuclear damage.

The NNR is primarily mandated to monitor and enforce regulatory safety standards for the achievement of safe operating conditions, prevention of nuclear accidents or mitigation of nuclear accident consequences, resulting in the protection of workers, the public, property and the environment against the potential harmful effects of ionizing radiation or radioactive material. To fulfil its mandate, the NNR advocates the development and maintenance of appropriate regulatory frameworks for enforcing regulatory radiation safety standards that are consistent with the recommendations of the International Commission on Radiation Protection (ICRP) and the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA).

The NNR's approach to regulatory functions is commensurate with the radiation risks associated with a specific facility or activity. These include functions such as safety case reviews and assessments, authorisations, compliance assurance inspections, enforcement, drafting of regulatory documents, and overseeing emergency planning and preparedness.

Office Bearers/Management

Dr T Cohen
Chief Executive Officer
Dr B Tyobeka

Dr Tracey Cohen
Deputy Chairperson:
Mr Tshepo Mofokeng
Board Members:
Mr Moegamat Ishaam Abader
Mr Kabelo Samuel Kakoma
Mr Jeffery Leaver
Mr Nikisi Wilson Lesufi
Mr Katse Maphoto
Mr Sibusiso Mimi
Dr Thapelo Motshudi
Mr Bethuel Sehlapelo
Chief Executive Officer:
Dr Bismark Tyobeka
Chief Financial Officer:
Mr D Netshivhazwaulu
Senior Management:
Ms Ditebogo Kgomo (Senior Manager: Compliance, Assurance and Enforcement)
Mr Fulufhelo Ndou (Legal Counsel)
Mr Orion Phillips (Senior Manager: Standards, Authorisations, Reviews and Assessments)
Ms Anita Simon (Senior Manager: Corporate Support Services)
Communications Officers:
Mr Gino Moonsamy (Manager: Communications and Stakeholder Relations)

Financial Information

All Financial Values: R'0002015/162014/152013/142012/13
AUDIT OUTCOMEClean AuditClean AuditClean AuditFinancially Unqualified
Current Assets79 60499 08892 874n/a
Non-Current Assets121 182125 329129 765n/a
Total Assets200 786224 417222 639n/a
Current Liabilities34 80732 14724 702n/a
Non-Current Liabilities77 80292 333108 263n/a
Total Liabilities112 609124 481132 964n/a
Total Net Assets88 17799 93689 675n/a
Total Revenue181 360180 376166 952n/a
Revenue from Exchange Transactions159 873146 679135 940n/a
Revenue from Non-Exchange Transactions21 48733 69731 012n/a
Total Expenditure(193 119)(170 115)(140 687)n/a
Employee Costs(122 353)(105 285)(87 891)n/a
Surplus/(Deficit) for Year(11 759)10 26126 265n/a
Net Cash Flows from Operating Activities(18 475)25 19244 952n/a
Net Cash Flows from Investing Activities(8 701)(7 897)(17 522)n/a
Cash & Cash Equivalents at End of Year59 48093 74683 752n/a
Unauthorised Expenditure---n/a
Irregular Expenditure---n/a
Fruitless & Wasteful Expenditure---n/a
Posts Approved148145n/an/a
Posts Filled145136118n/a
SourcesAnnual ReportAnnual Report n/a n/a

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