Multilateral agreements in nuclear energy

IV. Liability and compensation for nuclear damage

Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage (CSC)

The CSC provides for a global liability and compensation scheme that may supplement that called for under the Paris Convention, the Vienna Convention or Annex state legislation as defined by the CSC.

Adopted: 12 September 1997

Opened for signature: 29 September 1997

Entered into force: 15 April 2015

Parties: 10 (see table below)

The text of the CSC is available here.

The current status of the CSC is available here.

The following is a sampling of the articles related to the CSC that have been published in the Nuclear Law Bulletin:

Parties to the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage

Argentina* Morocco
Canada Montenegro
Ghana Romania*
India United Arab Emirates
Japan* United States*

* Country with at least one nuclear power plant in operation.

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Last reviewed: 21 June 2017