Nuclear Law Bulletin No. 67

Bulletin de droit nucléaire Version francaise
       
 

Foreword

 
       
 

Detailed table of contents

 
       
 

Articles

Page

    The IAEA Code of Conduct on the Safety of Radiation Sources and the Security of Radioactive Materials - A Step Forwards or Backwards?
9
       
    The Ospar Convention and its Implementation: Radioactive Substances
21
       
 

Case Law

 
       
    CHINESE TAIPEI
    Objections to the decision to halt construction of the Lungmen NPP (2001)
27
       
    JAPAN  
    Decision on construction of an additional unit at the Ikata NPP (2000)
27
     
    Supreme Court decisions rejecting applications to close down Shika and Onagawa NPPs (2000)
28
     
 

Administrative Decisions

       
    FINLAND  
    Decision of the Council of State concerning the construction of a permanent repository for spent nuclear fuel (2001)
28
     
 

National Legislative and Regulatory Activities

     
    AUSTRALIA
    Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act and Regulations (1999-2000)
29
     
    BULGARIA
    Basic Standards for Radiation Protection (2000)
29
     
    FRANCE
    Decree on the Standard Tax Charged on Polluting Activities Due from Operators of Installations Classified for Environmental Protection Purposes (2000)
30
       
    Amendment of the Orders on the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and by Rail (2000)
31
     
    GEORGIA
    Law on Nuclear and Radiation Safety (1998)
31
     
    GERMANY
    Amendments to nuclear legislation implementing Euratom Directives (2000)
34
    Amendment to the nuclear third party liability provisions of the Atomic Energy Act (2001)
34
    Amendment to the Foreign Trade Ordinance (2000)
35
    Ordinance on the Treatment of Foodstuffs with Radiation (2000)
35
    General Administrative Regulations on Radioactivity Limits in Food and Feeds (2000)
36
     
    IRELAND
    European Communities (Foodstuffs Treated with Ionising Radiation) Regulations (2000)
37
     
    JAPAN
    Law for Nuclear Siting Area Development (2000)
37
     
    REPUBLIC OF KOREA
    Amendments to the Act on Compensation for Nuclear Damage (2001)
38
     
    LATVIA
    Act on Radiation Safety and Nuclear Safety (2000)
39
     
    LITHUANIA
    Resolution Approving the Decommissioning Programme for Unit 1, Ignalina NPP (2001)
41
     
    LUXEMBOURG
    Grand-ducal Regulations on the Protection of the Public against the Risks Resulting from Ionising Radiation (2000)
41
    Grand-ducal Regulations relating to Foods and Food Ingredients Treated with Ionising Radiation (2000)
44
     
    MEXICO
    Norm regarding Selection, Qualification and Training Requirements for Staff of a NPP (2000)
44
    Norm regarding Solid Residue as Radioactive Waste (2000)
45
     
    MONGOLIA
    Law on Nuclear-Weapons-Free Status and its Implementing Resolution (2000)
45
     
    NETHERLANDS
    Amendment to the Nuclear Energy Act (2000)
46
     
    NORWAY
    Act on Radiation Protection and Use of Radiation (2000)
46
     
    PAKISTAN
    Pakistan Nuclear Regulatory Authority Ordinance (2001)
47
     
    POLAND
    Atomic Energy Act (2000)
47
     
    SPAIN
    Royal Decree on Activities Comprising the Front End of the Nuclear Fuel Cycle (1999)
52
     
    SWEDEN
    Amendment to the Nuclear Liability Act (2001)
52
     
    SWITZERLAND
    Increase in the amount of nuclear third party liability insurance (2000)
53
     
    UKRAINE
    Decree establishing the State Nuclear Regulatory Committee of Ukraine (2000)
53
     
    UNITED KINGDOM
    Nuclear Safeguards Act (2000)
54
     
    UNITED STATES
    Amendment to the Radiation Exposure Compensation Act (2000)
54
    Amendments to NRC Export and Import Regulations (2000)
55
    Amendment to NRC Regulations governing the licensing of special nuclear material (2000)
55
    Amendments to NRC Regulations governing the requirements for certain generally licensed industrial devices containing by-product material (2001)
56
     
    UZBEKISTAN
    Law on Radiation Protection (2000)
56
     
 

International Regulatory Activities

     
    EUROPEAN UNION
    Food Irradiation Directives (1999)
59
     
 

Bilateral Agreements

     
    ARMENIA - RUSSIAN FEDERATION
    Co-operation Agreement on the Peaceful Use of Nuclear Energy (2000)
61
     
    AUSTRIA - SWITZERLAND
    Agreement on the Exchange of Information in the Field of Nuclear Safety and Radiation
Protection (1999)
61
     
    CZECH REPUBLIC - SLOVENIA
    Arrangement on the Exchange of Information in the Nuclear Field (2000)
62
     
    ESTONIA - FINLAND
    Agreement on Early Notification of a Nuclear Accident or Radiological Emergency and on Exchange of Information and Experience in the Field of Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection (1999)
62
     
    FRANCE - UNITED STATES
    Agreement for Co-operation in Advanced Nuclear Reactor Science and Technology (2000)
63
     
    JAPAN - UNITED STATES
    Agreement in the Field of Nuclear Technologies (2000)
63
     
    TURKEY - UKRAINE
    Agreement on Early Notification of a Nuclear Accident and on Exchange of Information on Nuclear Facilities (2000)
64
     
    UKRAINE - UNITED STATES
    Implementing Agreement concerning the Ukraine Nuclear Fuel Qualification Project (2000)
64
     
 

Multilateral Agreements

     
    Status of Conventions in the Field of Nuclear Energy
66
     
 

Texts

     
    IAEA
    Code of Conduct on the Safety and Security of Radioactive Sources
69
     
 

List of Correspondents

79
     
       
 

Supplement

     
  Latvia: Act on Radiation Safety and Nuclear Safety (2000)