Q Access Authorization [Nuclear Regulatory Commission] Law and Legal Definition

According to 10 CFR 25.5 [Title 10 – Energy; Chapter I -- Nuclear Regulatory Commission; Part 25 -- Access Authorization General Provisions], ‘Q’ access authorization means “an access authorization granted by the Commission normally based on a single scope background investigation conducted by the Office of Personnel Management, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, or other U.S. Government agency which conducts personnel security investigations.”