Bulletin de droit nucléaire Version francaise

Nuclear Law Bulletin

No. 55, June 1995

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DETAILED TABLE OF CONTENTS

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ARTICLES

Vienna Convention revision: a review of the exercise and insurance implications in the provisions under discussion, by G.C. Warren ........ 9


STUDIES

Problems raised by the application of the Nuclear Third Party Liability Conventions to radioactive waste repositories .......................... 17


CASE LAW

- PORTUGAL/EUROPEAN COMMISSION Oral proceedings of the ENU Cases against the Commission (1995) ........ 23


NATIONAL LEGISLATIVE AND REGULATORY ACTIVITIES

- BULGARIA National Centre of Biology and Radiation Protection (1993) ............. 27 - DENMARK Danish Preparedness Act (1992) ......................................... 27 - ETHIOPIA Radiation Protection Proclamation (1993) ............................... 28 - FINLAND 1994 Act amending the Nuclear Energy Act (European Union and nuclear waste) ................................................................. 28 Act amending the Nuclear Liability Act (1994) .......................... 29 Council of State Decision on liability amounts (1994) .................. 29 - FRANCE Decree on radioactive waste shipments between Community States (1994) .. 29 - GERMANY Amendment of Constitution (1994) ....................................... 30 Competent licensing authorities (1994) ................................. 30 Amendment of Nuclear Installations Ordinance (1994) .................... 30 Ordinance on transport of dangerous goods by inland waterways (1994) ... 31 - IRELAND Radiological Protection Order 1993 ..................................... 31 - ITALY Circular' on shipments of radioactive waste (1994) ..................... 32 - KAZAKHSTAN Temporary Atomic Energy Regulations (1994) ............................. 32 Creation of Atomic Energy Agency (1993) ................................ 33 Physical protection of nuclear materials (1994) ........................ 33 - REPUBLIC OF KOREA Revision of Atomic Energy Act (1994) ................................... 34 - LATVIA Radiation and Nuclear Safety Act and other nuclear regulations (1994) .. 35 - LUXEMBOURG Regulations on radiation protection of the population (1994) ........... 37 - MADAGASCAR Order on transport of radioactive materials (1994) ..................... 38 - PHILIPPINES Radiological Technology Act 1992 ....................................... 38 - PORTUGAL Decree-Law setting up the Technological and Nuclear Institute (1994) ... 39 Decree-Law implementing Euratom radiation health protection measures (1995) ........................................................ 40 - SLOVAK REPUBLIC Creation of State Fund for Decommissioning (1994-95) ................... 40 - SPAIN Decree on physical protection of nuclear material (1995) ............... 41 Decree on shipments of radioactive waste ............................... 42 Increase of operator's amount of liability ............................. 42 - SWITZERLAND Amendment of Atomic Energy Act (1995) .................................. 42 Draft revision of Order on Atomic Energy Act (1994-95) ................. 43 1991 Act and 1994 Ordinance on Radiation Protection .................... 44 - UKRAINE Creation of Ministry for Protection of the Environment and Nuclear Safety (1994) .......................................................... 45 Bill on radioactive waste management (1995) ............................ 45 - URUGUAY Regulation on environmental impact assessments (1994) .................. 45


INTERNATIONAL REGULATORY ACTIVITIES

- OECD NUCLEAR ENERGY AGENCY Collective Opinion on the environmental and ethical basis of geological disposal of radioactive waste .......................................... 47 - INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY Illicit trafficking in nuclear materials (1995) ........................ 48 - EUROPEAN UNION Reorganisation of the Joint Research Centre (1994) ..................... 49 Products excluded from the application of Regulation (EEC) No. 737/90 (1994) ...................................................... 49 Resolution on radioactive waste management ............................. 50 - IAEA/NEA/ILO/FAO/WHO/PAHO International standards for radiation protection (1994-95) ............. 50


BILATERAL AGREEMENTS

- AUSTRALIA/EURATOM Arrangement concerning the Agreement on Nuclear Transfers (1993) ....... 51 - CANADA/PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA Agreement on peaceful nuclear co-operation (1994) ...................... 52 - CANADA/CZECH REPUBLIC Agreement on peaceful nuclear co-operation (1995) ...................... 52 - CZECH REPUBLIC/REPUBLIC OF KOREA Statement of intent on nuclear co-operation (1995) ..................... 53 - DENMARK/LITHUANIA Agreement on information exchange and co-operation in nuclear safety (1993) .......................................................... 53 - GREECE/ROMANIA Agreement on early notification and exchange of information (1995) ..... 54 - RUSSIA/EUROPEAN COMMISSION Memorandum of Understanding on technical assistance in nuclear safety (1995) .......................................................... 54


MULTILATERAL AGREEMENTS

New Parties to the Nuclear Liability Instruments (1995) ................ 55 Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons - status (1995) ..... 55 Quadripartite agreement on an uranium enrichment installation (1992) ... 60


BIBLIOGRAPHY

France, United Nations ................................................. 62


LISTS OF CORRESPONDENTS

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SUPPLEMENT

LATVIA Act on Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety (1994)
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