Bulletin de droit nucléaire Version francaise

Nuclear Law Bulletin No. 61

 

ARTICLES

The Protocol Amending the 1963 Vienna Convention, by V. Lamm

The Compensation Convention: Path to a Global Regime for Dealing with Legal Liability and Compensation for Nuclear Damage, by B. McRae

The Development of Nuclear Law Making or the Art of Legal "Evasion", by K. Boustany

CASE LAW

AUSTRALIA
Federal Court Decision on Jabiluka Uranium Mine

GERMANY
New Decisions on the Mülheim-Karlich and Krümmel Nuclear Power Plants,
by H. Posser

HUNGARY
Decision concerning Chernobyl-related damage

UNITED STATES
DOE's Responsibility for Disposal of Spent Fuel, by S. Angelini

NATIONAL LEGISLATIVE AND REGULATORY ACTIVITIES

ALGERIA
Decree Establishing the Atomic Energy Commission (1996)

BELARUS
New Law on Radiation Protection of the Public (1998)

BELGIUM
Act on the Staffing of the Federal Agency for Nuclear Control (1997)
Royal Decree on Radiation Protection (1997)

BRAZIL
Decree Establishing the National Electrical Energy Agency (1997)
Resolution on Protection Against Fires (1997) 68 Resolution on Possession of Radioactive Sources by Natural Persons (1997)

PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA
Overview of Nuclear Legislation in China

CZECH REPUBLIC
Act on the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy and Ionising Radiation (1997)

DENMARK
Order on Dose Limits for Ionising Radiation (1997)

ESTONIA
Radiation Act (1997)

FRANCE
Installations for the Protection of the Environment (1997)
Orders on the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail (1997)
Uniform Procedure for the Transport of Dangerous Materials by Road (1997)

GERMANY
Atomic Energy Act and Act on the Federal Office for Radiation Protection (1998)
The Third Ordinance Implementing the Preventive Radiation Protection Act (1997)
Ordinance on Cosmetics (1997)
Ordinance on the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Inland Waterways (1997)
Amendment to the Foreign Trade Ordinance (1997-1998)

INDONESIA
New Third Party Liability Regime under the Act on Nuclear Energy (1997)

LATVIA
State System of Accounting and Control of Nuclear Materials (1998)
Control of Strategic Goods and Import of Radioactive Substances (1997-1998)
Amendment to the Licensing Regulations (1998)

LITHUANIA
Regulations on Licensing of Nuclear Activities (1998)
Creation of the Board of State Nuclear Power Safety Inspectorate (1997)

MOROCCO
Decree on Protection Against Ionising Radiation (1997)
Decree on the Use of Ionising Radiation for Medical or Dental Purposes (1997)

NETHERLANDS
Liability Amount of the Operator of a Nuclear Installation (1998)

POLAND
Regulation Exempting Certain Activities from Licensing (1997)
Registration and Monitoring of Ionising Radiation Sources (1997)
Conditions for the Import, Export and Transit of Nuclear Materials (1997)
Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection and Staffing Conditions (1997)

ROMANIA
Amendment of the Law on the Safe Conduct of Nuclear Activities (1998)

SLOVAK REPUBLIC
Law on the Peaceful Use of Nuclear Energy (1998)

SWEDEN
Act on the Phasing-out of Nuclear Power (1997)

SWITZERLAND
Ordinance on Third Party Liability (1997)

TUNISIA
Act on the Management and Disposal of Waste (1996)

UNITED KINGDOM
Merger of British Nuclear Fuels plc & Magnox Electric plc (1998)

UKRAINE
Law on Uranium Ore Mining and Processing (1997)
Amendment of the 1995 Nuclear Act (1997)
Law on Protection Against Ionising Radiation (1998)

VIETNAM
Ordinance on Radiation Safety and Control (1997)

INTERNATIONAL REGULATORY ACTIVITIES

NUCLEAR ENERGY AGENCY
Meeting of the Contracting Parties to the 1960 Paris Convention (1998)

EUROPEAN UNION
Implementation of Council Directive 96/29/Euratom (1998)

BILATERAL AGREEMENTS

ARGENTINA-EURATOM
Co-operation Agreement Relating to the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy (1996)

ARGENTINA – GREECE
Agreement on Co-operation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy (1997)

ARGENTINA – UNITED STATES
Co-operation in the Area of Nuclear Energy (1997)

AUSTRALIA-INDONESIA
Co-operation in Nuclear Science and Technology (1997)

PEOPLES’ REPUBLIC OF CHINA – UNITED STATES
Co-operation Concerning Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy (1998)
Agreement of Intent Concerning Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Technology (1997)

FRANCE – LITHUANIA
Protocol of Co-operation (1997)

GERMANY – UNITED STATES
Co-operation in the Area of Nuclear Energy (1998)

GREECE – ROMANIA
Early Notification and Information on Nuclear Facilities (1997)

HUNGARY – UKRAINE
Early Notification and Co-operation in the Field of Nuclear Safety (1997)

SWITZERLAND – UNITED STATES
Agreement in the Field of Radioactive Waste Management (1997)

MULTILATERAL AGREEMENTS

Co-operation in Transportation of Nuclear Materials (1997-1998)
Entry into Force of the Energy Charter Treaty (1998)
OSPAR Convention on the North-east Atlantic (1997)
Status of recent Nuclear Conventions (1998)

BIBLIOGRAPHY AND NEWS BRIEFS

NEA, INLA, France, Ukraine

LIST OF CORRESPONDENTS

SUPPLEMENT

CZECH REPUBLIC
Act on the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy and Ionising Radiation (1997)

ESTONIA
Radiation Act (1997)