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Nuclear Law Bulletin

No. 50, December 1992

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TABLE OF CONTENTS

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Articles

  Towards a new regime of State responsibility for nuclear activities, 
   by L. de la Fayette ..................................................  7


  Moroccan national nuclear regulation project,
   by R. El Hassi Ahmed ................................................. 36


  Right of the public to participate in the nuclear decision-making 
   process, by F. Galliot de Galzain ................................... 44


Case law

 - United States
  Supreme Court decision on the constitutionality of the Low Level 
   Radioactive Policy Amendments Act (1992) .............................. 53


National legislative and regulatory activities

 - Argentina
  Act on peaceful nuclear energy applications in the Province of Cordoba 
   (1992) ................................................................ 55
  Decree establishing controls on sensitive exports (1992) ............... 56

 - Belgium
  Amendment of the General Regulations on safety at work (1992) .......... 57
  Amendment of the General Regulations on radiation protection (1992) .... 57

 - Brazil
  Decree relating to the application of SIPRON (1992) .................... 58

 - Canada
  Amendment of Transport and Recovery Fees Regulations (1992) ............ 58

 - Denmark
  Use of electron accelerators for treatment of patients (1992) .......... 59

 - France
  Act on radioactive waste management (1991) ............................. 60

 - Germany
  Act on the establishment of a Federal Export Office (1992) ............. 64

 - Japan
  Safety guides for research reactors (1991) ............................. 65
  Safe transport of radioactive materials (1990) ......................... 65

 - Netherlands
  Liability amounts for low-risk nuclear installations (1991-1992) ....... 66

 - Norway
  Amendment of Regulations on export of heavy water (1992) ............... 67

 - Portugal
  Amendment of Decree on radiation protection (1992) ..................... 67

 - Romania
  Import/export of sensitive articles and technology (1992) .............. 68

 - SINGAPORE
  The Radiation Protection Act (1991) .................................... 68

 - Sweden
  Radon legislation ...................................................... 69

 - Switzerland
  Ordinance on distribution of iodine tablets (1992) ..................... 71

 - United States
  Environmental review for licence renewals (1992) ....................... 72
  Prematurely shut down reactors - funding (1992) ........................ 72
  Uranium enrichment Regulations (1992) .................................. 73
  Amendments to physical protection requirements (1992) .................. 73


International regulatory activities

 - NEA/IAEA
  Helsinki Symposium (1992) .............................................. 74

 - IAEA
  Nuclear Safety Convention .............................................. 76

 - NUCLEAR SUPPLIERS GROUP
  Statement on full scope safeguards (1992) .............................. 77


Bilateral agreements

 - Belgium/Switzerland
  Agreement on peaceful nuclear co-operation (1991) ...................... 78

 - Japan/KOREA
  Agreement on information exchange on power plant safety (1991) ......... 78
  Memorandum on information exchange on public acceptance (1992) ......... 79


Multilateral agreements

  Convention on Physical Protection (review and status - 1992) ........... 79
  ITER Agreement (1992) .................................................. 82
  Conventions on protection of the marine environment .................... 82


FULL Texts

  Statement on full scope safeguards by the Nuclear Suppliers Group ...... 86


Bibliography

  Canada, Tunisia ........................................................ 88


List of correspondents

 
  ........................................................................ 90