Bulletin de droit nucléaire Version francaise

Nuclear Law Bulletin

No. 57, June 1996

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DETAILED TABLE OF CONTENTS

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ARTICLES

Inspection for Clandestine Nuclear Activities: Does the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Treaty Provide Legal Authority for the International Atomic Energy Agency's Proposals for Reform? by G. Bunn ............... 9 Preventing the Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons: 50 Years of Atoms for Peace by T. Vanden Borre and R. Carchon ................................ 23 Consent Rights in the New Agreement for Co-operation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy Between the United States of America and Euratom by R. Lennartz ......................................................... 53


CASE LAW

- FRANCE Judgments Concerning the La Manche Storage Centre ...................... 64 - SWITZERLAND Compensation for Refusing to Grant a General Licence ................... 65 - UNITED STATES Litigation Persists from the 1979 Three Mile Island Accident ........... 67

ADMINISTRATIVE DECISIONS

- FINLAND Decision on the Financial Provision for the Cost of Nuclear Waste Management (1995) ...................................................... 70 - GERMANY Recommendations of the Reactor Safety Commission and of the Radiation Protection Commission (1995) ........................................... 70 - UNITED KINGDOM Privatisation of the United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority (AEA Technology) (1995) ..................................................... 71

NATIONAL LEGISLATIVE AND REGULATORY ACTIVITIES

- AUSTRALIA Recommendations and Standards on Radiation Exposures (1995) ............ 72 - AUSTRIA Amendment to the Criminal Code Concerning the Illegal Trade of Nuclear Materials (1996) ....................................................... 73 - BELGIUM Implementing Decree for the Law of 1994 Concerning Ionizing Radiation and the Federal Agency for Nuclear Control ............................. 73 - BRAZIL Resolution of the National Nuclear Energy Commission (CNEN) (1995) ..... 74 National Council for the Environment (CONOMA) (1995) ................... 74 Ministerial Order on Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety (1995) .... 74 Ministerial Decree Concerning Transport By Inland Waters (1995) ........ 75 Law Relating to the Export of Sensitive Goods and of Consequential Services (1995) ........................................................ 75 - DENMARK Orders on the Medical Application of Ionizing Radiation (1995) ......... 75 - GERMANY General Mining Ordinance Implementing EC Directives (1995) ............. 76 Ordinances on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (1995-1996) ............. 77 Ordinances to amend the Foreign Trade Ordinance (1995) ................. 78 - HONG KONG Regulation on Ionizing Radiation (1995) ................................ 79 - INDONESIA Environmental Studies for the Construction of Nuclear Power Plants (1994) 79 Environmental Studies for the Construction of Nuclear Installations Other than Reactors (1994) ................................................... 79 Technical Guidelines for Environmental Management and Monitoring Procedures (1994) ...................................................... 80 - LATVIA Draft Regulation for Protection Against Ionizing Radiation ............. 80 Draft Regulation on the Issuance of Licences for Activities with Radioactive Substances and other Ionizing Radiation Sources ............ 81 - PORTUGAL Reorganisation in the Nuclear Sector (1995) ............................ 82 - SPAIN Royal Decree Modifying the Structure of the Nuclear Safety Council (1995) 82 - URUGUAY Provisions relating to Radiological Emergencies and to Radiation Control (1996) ......................................................... 83


INTERNATIONAL REGULATORY ACTIVITIES

- EUROPEAN UNION Resolution of the European Parliament on the EU Energy Policy (1995) ... 84

BILATERAL AGREEMENTS

- AUSTRIA-GERMANY Exchange of Information and Experience in the Field of Radiation Protection (1994) ...................................................... 86 - BRAZIL-INDIA Memorandum of Agreement on Co-operation in the Field of Nuclear Energy (1996) .......................................................... 86 - BRAZIL-UNITED STATES Protocol to Extend the 1984 Science and Technology Co-operation Agreement (1994) ....................................................... 87 - BULGARIA-UNITED STATES Agreement for Co-operation in the Field of Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy (1996) .......................................................... 87 - CANADA-SLOVENIA Co-operation Agreement in the Field of Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy (1995) .......................................................... 87 - CHINA-KOREA Co-operative Agreement Concerning Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy (1994) .......................................................... 88 - EUROPEAN COMMISSION-RUSSIAN FEDERATION AND THE UKRAINE Comments on the Memoranda of Understanding on Nuclear Third-Party Liability (1995) ....................................................... 89 - EURATOM-UNITED STATES Agreement for Co-operation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy (1996) ................................................................. 90 - FRANCE-GERMANY Joint Recommendations on the Safety of Future Nuclear Power Plants (1995) 90 - GERMANY-LITHUANIA Agreement on Mutual Assistance in the Case of A Disaster (1996) ........ 91 - GERMANY-UNITED STATES Exchange of Information in the Field of Nuclear Safety (1995) .......... 91 - HUNGARY-SLOVENIA Agreement on Early Notification of Radiological Emergencies (1995) ..... 92 - RUSSIAN FEDERATION-UNITED STATES Exchange of Technical Information in the Field of Warhead Safety and Security (1995) ........................................................ 92 Annexes to the 1993 Agreement Concerning HEU Extracted from Nuclear Weapons (1996) ......................................................... 93 - SOUTH AFRICA-UNITED STATES Co-operative Agreement Concerning Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy (1995) 93

MULTILATERAL AGREEMENTS

Regional Agreement Between Brazil, Argentina, Paraguay and Uruguay (1994) 94 Memorandum of Understanding on the Closure of Chernobyl NPP (1995) ..... 94 Treaty on the Southeast Asia Nuclear Weapon-Free Zone (1995) ........... 95 Treaty Declaring Africa a Nuclear Weapon-Free Zone (Pelindaba) (1995) .. 96 The Waigani Convention (South Pacific Region) (1995) ................... 97 Convention on Nuclear Safety (1996) .................................... 98 Protocols Relating to the South Pacific Nuclear-Free Zone Treaty(1996) . 98

TEXTS

Extracts of the Euratom/United States Agreement (1996) ................. 99 Memorandum of Understanding on the Closure of the Chernobyl NPP (1995) . 107 Moscow Nuclear Safety and Security Summit Declaration (1996) ........... 109

BIBLIOGRAPHY

United States, NEA, European Commission ................................ 114


LIST OF CORRESPONDENTS

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SUPPLEMENT

RUSSIAN FEDERATION Federal Law on the Use of Atomic Energy of 20 October 1995 SWITZERLAND I. Radiological Protection Act of 22 March 1991 II. Radiological Protection Ordinance of 22 June 1994

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