Bulletin de droit nucléaire Version francaise

Nuclear Law Bulletin

No. 58, December 1996

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DETAILED TABLE OF CONTENTS

ARTICLES

Nuclear-Weapon-Free Zones: Challenges and Prospects For Non-Proliferation
by A Bia
 

Legal Aspects of the Decommissioning of Nuclear Facilities: A Comparative View
by N Horbach and E Hanenburg  

The New 96/29/Euratom Directive on the Basic Safety Standards for the Protection of Workers and the General Public Against Ionising Radiation
by J-M Courades

 

CASE LAW

INTERNATIONAL COURT OF JUSTICE

The International Court of Justice and Nuclear Weapons: Preliminary Observations on the Advisory Opinions
by P Sands

GERMANY

"GNS petitions the Government of Southern Saxony for compensation for damages for the delayed construction of the depository at Gorleben"
by D Czajka

UNITED STATES

ALARA: Two Court Decisions with Dramatically Different Implications by D Wiedis and D E Jose
U S Court of Appeal Rules on the Department of Energy’s Obligations Under the Nuclear Waste Policy Act
by S Angelini

EUROPEAN COMMISSION

Court of Justice and Court of First Instance of the European Communities: The KLE and ENU Cases
by A Bouquet

 

NATIONAL LEGISLATIVE AND REGULATORY ACTIVITIES

BRAZIL

Resolution of the National Nuclear Energy Commission (CNEN) (1996)
Decree Concerning the Export of Sensitive Goods and Consequential Services (1996)

PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA

Collection of Regulations on Nuclear Safety (1995)

FINLAND

Modification of the Nuclear Energy Decree of 1988 Following Membership in the European Union (1996)

FRANCE

Decree Determining the Responsibilities of Nuclear Armed Forces (1996)
Decree Modifying the Categories of Installations for the Protection of the Environment (1996)
Modifying Decree Concerning Basic Nuclear Installations (1996)
Repeal of Orders Concerning the Limits Beyond Which Installations
Were Considered as Basic Nuclear Installations (INB) (1996)
Repeal of Order Concerning Radioactive Materials in Special Form (1966)

IRELAND

Harbours Act, Restricting Access of Nuclear Powered Ships or Ships Carrying
Nuclear Weapons or Nuclear Materials (1996)

MEXICO

Regulations Concerning the Determination of Radioactivity Levels for Waste
Permanently Stored at Surface and for its Incineration (1996)

NETHERLANDS

Revision of the 1986 Radiation Protection Decree (1996)

PORTUGAL

Decree-Law Relating to the Use of Sealed Radioactive Sources (1996)
Decree-Law on the Transboundary Movement of Radioactive Waste (1996)

ROMANIA

Law Relating to the Regulation, Licensing and Control of Nuclear Activities (1996)

RUSSIAN FEDERATION

The Regulation of Nuclear Activities in the Russian Federation (1996)

SPAIN

Royal Decree in Respect of the Indemnification of Nuclear Power Plant Investors
Affected by the National Moratorium on Construction of Nuclear Power Plants (1995)
Royal Decree Concerning the Powers of ENRESA, the National Waste
Management Organisation (1996)
Royal Decree Setting Quality Control Criteria for Radiodiagnostic Equipment (1995)

SWITZERLAND

Amendment of Ordinance on Radiation Protection (1996)
Ordinance on the Transport of Radioactive Waste (1996)

TUNISIA

Draft Law Relating to the Control, Management and Disposal of Waste (1996)

UKRAINE

Law on Radioactive Waste Management and Related Legislative Instruments (1995)

UNITED KINGDOM

Privatisation of Nuclear Power Stations (1996)

UNITED STATES

Inflationary Adjustment to Civil Penalties Imposed by the NRC (1996)
Amendment by the Nuclear Regulatory Commission
of its Regulations on Decommissioning Procedures (1996)

 

INTERNATIONAL REGULATORY ACTIVITIES

 

OECD NUCLEAR ENERGY AGENCY

The Czech Republic and Hungary Join the Nuclear Energy Agency (1996)
Seminar on the Legal Aspects of Radioactive Waste Management
and Decommissioning (1996)

INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY

"Programme 93 + 2" - Strengthening the Effectiveness and Improving the Efficiency of the Safeguards System (1996), by L Rockwood
Revision of the Regulations for the Safe Transport of Radioactive Materials (1996) by M Rawl
Resolutions Adopted by the IAEA General Conference (1996)

EUROPEAN UNION

The 96/29/EURATOM Directive on Radiation Protection (1996)

BILATERAL AGREEMENTS

Austria - Slovenia

Agreement on Early Notification in the Event of a Radiological Emergency, on Nuclear Safety and on Radiation Protection (1996)

France - Russian Federation

Co-operation Agreement in the Field of Nuclear Energy (1996)

Russian Federation - United Kingdom

Co-operation Agreement on the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy (1996)

Norway - Russian Federation - United States

Declaration on Arctic Military Environmental Co-operation (1996)

 

 

MULTILATERAL AGREEMENTS

 

No Coverage For Nuclear Damage in the Convention on Liability and Compensation for Damage in Connection with the Carriage of Hazardous and Noxious Substances by Sea (HNS),
by T Norström

The Comprehensive Nuclear Test-Ban Treaty (CTBT),
by M Opelz

Entry into Force of the Convention on Nuclear Safety (1996)

 

TEXTS

Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty (1996)
HNS Resolution on Liability and Compensation for Damage Occurring During the Transport of Radioactive Materials

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY AND NEWS BRIEFS

Finland, United Kingdom, NEA, INLA

 

LIST OF CORRESPONDENTS

 

SUPPLEMENT

Bulgaria

1985 Act on the Use of Atomic Energy for Peaceful Purposes, as revised in 1995

Italy

Extracts of the Decree on the Transposition of the Euratom Directives on Radiation Protection

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