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Nuclear Law Bulletin No. 64

Complete issue

Articles

The 1968 Brussels Convention and Liability for Nuclear Damage, by Philippe Sands and Paolo Galizzi

7
Disposal of Radioactive Waste: The Question of the Involvement of the Public under International Law, by Pierre Strohl 29

Case law

 

Japan

43
Decision rejecting application to close down Tomari nuclear power plant (1999)  

Sweden

43
Judgement by the Supreme Administrative Court on the closing of Barsebäck 1 (1999)  

United States

45
Litigation relating to the Department of Energys obligations under the Nuclear Waste Policy Act to accept spent nuclear fuel and high-level radioactive waste (1998-1999)  

National legislative and regulatory activities

Australia

47
Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety Regulations (1999)  

Austria

48
Federal Constitutional Act for a Nuclear-Free Austria (1999)  

Belarus

49
Amendments to the Law on Legal Treatment of Territories Contaminated as a Result of the Chernobyl NPP Catastrophe (1999)  
Decree on Establishing a Uniform State System of Record-keeping and Control of Personal Exposure Doses (1999)  

Belgium

50
Act containing Budgetary and Miscellaneous Provisions (1999)  

Bosnia and Herzegovina

50
Law on Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety (1999)  

Brazil

50
Reorganisation of the Scope of Activities of Different Ministries in the Field of Nuclear Energy (1999)  

Bulgaria

53
Regulation on Planning and Preparedness for Action in the case of a Radiation Accident (1999)  

Chinese Taipei

53
Nuclear Damage Compensation Law (1997)  

Estonia

54
Decree on the Safe Transport of Radioactive Materials (1998)  

France

54
Orders Establishing Rules Governing the External Dosimetry of Workers Exposed to Radiation and on the Accreditation of Persons Qualified in Radiation Protection (1999)  
Decree implementing Article 14 of the Act of 30 December 1991 relating to Research on Radioactive Waste Management (1999)  
Decree to implement Article 6 of the Act of 30 December 1991 relating to Research on Radioactive Waste Management (1999)  
Decree authorising the Operation of an Underground Laboratory (1999)  
Order authorising Électricité de France to Continue Using Water Supplies and Releasing Liquid and Gaseous Waste for the Operation of the Nuclear Installation at Saint-Laurent-des-Eaux (1999)  

Japan

56
Amendment to the Law for the Regulation of Nuclear Source Material, Nuclear Fuel Material and Reactors (1999)  
Amendment to the Law on Compensation for Nuclear Damage (1999)  

Kazakhstan

57
Law on Radiation Safety of the Population (1998)  

Latvia

58
Regulations on Control of Radioactive Contamination in Animal Feeding Products (1999)  
Regulations on Radioactive Waste Management (1999)  

Lithuania

58
Law on Radiation Protection (1999)  
Law on the Management of Radioactive Waste (1999)  

Netherlands

59
Royal Decree on the Transfer of Responsibility for the Implementation of the Nuclear Energy Act (1999)  

Slovenia

60
Amendments to the Decree on Imports and Exports of Specified Goods (1999)  

Ukraine

60
Decree on State Nuclear Regulatory Administration Matters (1999)  
Law Authorising the Accession by Ukraine to the 1988 Joint Protocol Relating to the Application of the Vienna Convention and the Paris Convention (1999)  

International regulatory activities

International Atomic Energy Agency

63
Resolutions adopted by the IAEA General Conference (1999)  

European Union

66

Regulation laying down detailed rules for the application of the 1990 Regulation on imports of agricultural products originating in third countries following the Chernobyl accident (1999)

 
Recommendation on a classification system for solid radioactive waste (1999)  

Bilateral agreements

Armenia– Ukraine

67
Agreement on Technical Co-operation and Information Exchange in the Field of Nuclear Safety (1999)  

Brazil – United States

67
Agreement for Co-operation concerning Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy (1997)  

People's Republic of China – United States

68
Agreement on Co-operation concerning Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Technologies (1998)  

Czech Republic – Germany

69
Agreement for the Exchange of Information in the Nuclear Energy Field (1999)  

Czech Republic – Russian Federation

69
Supplement to the 1994 Agreement on Co-operation in the Field of Nuclear Energy (1999)  

France – Japan

70
Co-operation Agreement on the Management and Disposal of Radioactive Waste (1999)  

France – Ukraine

70
Agreement on the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy (1998)  

Romania – United States

70
Agreement concerning Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy (1999)  

Russian Federation – SYRIA

71
Agreement on Co-operation on the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Power (1999)  

Slovak Republic – Ukraine

71
Agreement on Early Notification of Nuclear Accidents, Exchange of Information and Co-operation in the Field of Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection (1998)  

Slovenia – United States

72
Renewal of the Arrangement on the Exchange of Technical Information and Co-operation in Nuclear Safety Matters (1999)  

Sweden – Ukraine

72
Agreement on Early Notification of Nuclear Accidents and on the Exchange of Information on Nuclear Facilities (1999)  

Ukraine – United States

72

Extension of the Agreement on Non-proliferation of Nuclear Weapons from Ukraine (1999)

 

Multilateral agreements

 
Status of Conventions in the field of Nuclear Energy (1999) 74

Texts

Chinese Taipei

77
Nuclear Damage Compensation Law (1997)  
Enforcement Rules of Nuclear Damage Compensation Law (1998)  
Announcement of the Atomic Energy Council of the Executive Yuan (1998)  

Bibliography and news briefs

 
INLA, Belgium, France, United States, Uruguay 91

List of correspondents

95

Supplement

 

Lithuania

 

Law on Radiation Protection (1999)

 
Law on the Management of Radioactive Waste (1999)  

Last reviewed: 19 November 2001