Nuclear Law Bulletin No. 68


Bulletin de droit nucléaire Version francaise

Detailed table of contents


Articles


Page

How current are Euratom provisions on nuclear supply and ownership in view of the European
Union's enlargement?


7

Studies




The new German Radiation Protection Ordinance 2001
39


Case Law






Decision rejecting a request to carry out a new environmental assessment of the project to construct
a spent nuclear fuel dry storage facility (2001)

47




Judgement refusing an application to annul a Decree authorising an extension to the Melox nuclear
installation (2001)

47


Decisions on the authorisation to unload and store Australian spent nuclear fuel in France (2001)
48


Judgement of the Council of State refusing to classify depleted uranium as waste (2001)
48


NETHERLANDS


Court Case on closure of the Borssele NPP (2001)
49


UNITED STATES


Rulings of the US Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit regarding the Calvert
Cliffs' operating license renewal proceeding (2000)

50


Rulings related to the compensation claims ensuing from the Three Mile Island accident (2000-2001)
50


Administrative decisions




UNITED STATES


Decision of the US Department of Commerce regarding imposition of countervailing and
antidumping duties on imports of low enriched uranium from the European Union (2001)

51


National legislative and regulatory activities




ARGENTINA


Reorganisation of the National Atomic Energy Commission (2001)
53




Order aiming to increase security at major nuclear installations (2001)
53




Establishment of the French Agency for Environmental Health Safety and the Institute for the
Protection of Nuclear Safety (2001)

54


Amendment of the Decree on the Holding Company of the Atomic Energy Commission (2001)
54


Decree on the Special Commission for Major Nuclear Installations Classified as Secret (2001)
54


Ordinance on the implementation of EU Directives in the Field of Protection against Ionising
Radiation (2001)

55


Decree on Information of the Public (2001)
56


Decree governing the Safety and Radiation Protection of Nuclear Installations and Activities used
for Defence Purposes (2001)

56


Order on Postal Deliveries of Radioactive Materials (2001)
57


Order on the Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road ("ADR Order") (2001)
58


Order on the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Rail ("RID Order") (2001)
58




Agreement on the phase-out of nuclear energy (2001)
58


Ordinance implementing Euratom Directives on Radiation Protection (2001)
59




Radiation Protection Regulations (2001)
60




Amendment of the Decree implementing the Euratom basic radiation protection standards (2001)
61


Implementation of the European Directive on the Quality of Water Intended for Human
Consumption (2001)

62




Revision of the Nuclear Disaster Prevention Guidelines (2000)
62


REPUBLIC OF KOREA


Amendments to the Act on Compensation for Nuclear Damage (2001)
62


LITHUANIA


Regulations for the Classification of Legal Acts Regulating Nuclear Safety (2001)
63


Hygiene Standard "Radiation Safety in Nuclear Power Plants" (2001)
63


Guidelines governing the Procedure on Radiological Monitoring and Limitation of Releases of
Radionuclides into the Environment from Nuclear Facilities (2001)

63


Law on the Decommissioning Fund for the Ignalina Nuclear Power Plant (2001)
63


Order approving the Requirements on Management of Radioactive Waste in Nuclear Power Plants
before Disposal (2001)

64


LUXEMBOURG


Grand-ducal Regulations relating to the Health Protection of Individuals against the Dangers of
Ionising Radiation in relation to Medical Exposures (2001)

64




Decree on the Construction License for the Maâmora Nuclear Research Centre (1999)
66




Act on Radiation Protection and Use of Radiation (2000)
67




Atomic Energy Act (2000)
67


ROMANIA


Amendment to the Law on the Safe Conduct of Nuclear Activities (2001)
68


Regulation on the Operational Protection of Outside Workers Exposed to the Risk of Ionising
Radiation during their Activities in Controlled Areas (2001)

68


RUSSIAN FEDERATION


Reorganisation of Rosenergoatom (2001)
68


Laws allowing the import of spent nuclear fuel for storage and reprocessing (2001)
69


SLOVENIA


Transfer of responsibilities in the energy sector (2001)
69




Royal Decree approving the Regulations on Health Protection against Ionising Radiation (2001)
70




Decree establishing Chernobyl Nuclear Power Plant (2001)
70


UNITED STATES


Public Health and Environmental Radiation Protection Standards for Yucca Mountain (2001)
71


International regulatory activities




OECD NUCLEAR ENERGY AGENCY


INEX 2000 - Workshop on the Indemnification of Damage in the Event of a Nuclear Accident (2001)
73


INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY


Resolutions adopted by the IAEA General Conference (2001)
74


Bilateral agreements




ARGENTINA - AUSTRALIA


Agreement concerning Co-operation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy (2001)
77


ARGENTINA - BRAZIL


Joint Declaration regarding the Creation of the Argentinian-Brazilian Agency for Nuclear
Energy Applications (2001)

77


AUSTRALIA - CZECH REPUBLIC / AUSTRALIA - HUNGARY


Agreements on Co-operation in Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy and the Transfer of Nuclear
Material (2001)

78


AUSTRALIA - INDONESIA


Arrangement Concerning Co-operation on Nuclear Safeguards and Related Matters (2001)
78


AUSTRIA - SWITZERLAND


Agreement on the Early Exchange of Information in the Field of Nuclear Safety and Radiation
Protection (1999)

78


BRAZIL - UNITED STATES


Extension of the Agreement concerning Research and Development in Nuclear Material
Control, Accountancy, Verification, Physical Protection, and Advanced Containment and Surveillance
Technologies for International Safeguards Applications (2001)

79


CZECH REPUBLIC - REPUBLIC OF KOREA


Agreement for Co-operation in the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy (2001)
80


EUROPEAN UNION - RUSSIAN FEDERATION


Agreements on Nuclear Safety and Controlled Nuclear Fusion (2001)
80


FRANCE - UNITED STATES


Agreement for Co-operation in Advanced Nuclear Reactor Science and Technology (2001)
81


JAPAN - UNITED KINGDOM


Co-operation Agreement on Advanced Nuclear Fuel Cycle, Fast Breeder Reactor and Other
Related Technologies (2001)

81


REPUBLIC OF KOREA - UNITED STATES


Annex IV Joint Project on Cintichem Technology (2000)
82


MOROCCO - UNITED STATES


Protocol amending the Co-operation Agreement on the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy (2001)
82


Multilateral agreements




Agreement for Information Exchange on Radiological Surveillance in Northern Europe (2001)
85


Status of Conventions in the Field of Nuclear Energy
85


Bibliography and news briefs




Spain, OECD Nuclear Energy Agency
93


List of correspondents


95



Supplement




Republic of Korea


Act on Compensation for Nuclear Damage (2001)




Act on Radiation Protection and Use of Radiation (2000)




Atomic Energy Act (2000)
Slovenia
(Web only: not in print edition)
Act on Protection against Ionising Radiation and Nuclear Safety (2002)