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Nuclear Law Bulletin No. 72

Complete issue

Articles

 

The IAEA Nuclear Safety Conventions: An Example of Successful "Treaty Management"?, by G. Handl 7
Protection of Civilian Nuclear Installations in Time of Armed Conflict, by V. Lamm 29

Case law

 

Slovak Republic

Judgement concerning the right of the Nuclear Regulatory Authority to deny information classified as a commercial secret from requests for public information (2003) 39

Sweden

 
Judgement of the Göta Court of Appeal on negligent violation of the Swedish Act on Nuclear Activities (2003) 40

Permanent Court of Arbitration

 
Ireland vs. United Kingdom (the OSPAR Arbitration) (2003) 41

Administrative decisions

Romania

Government Decision for the return of nuclear fuel to the Russian Federation (2003) 48

National legislative and regulatory activities

People's Republic of China

Law on Protection from Radiation Contamination (2003) 49

France

 
Decree on the Creation of the Interministerial Committee on Nuclear and Radiological Crisis (2003)
49
Order Regarding the Protection of National Secrecy in the Field of Nuclear Material Control and Protection (2003) 50

Hungary

 
Decree on the Scope of Duties, Authority and Competence to Impose Penalties of the HAEA, and on the Activities of the Atomic Energy Co-Ordination Council (2003) 50
Order on some Aspects of the Interim Storage and Final Disposal of Radioactive Waste and on the Radiological Aspects of Radioactive Materials Arising from Industrial Activities and Naturally Occurring Radioactive Materials (2003) 51

Italy

 
Legislative Decree on the Organisational Statute of the ENEA (2003) 51

Latvia

 
Regulations on the Requirements for Emergency Preparedness and Response (2003) 52
Regulations on Physical Protection of Ionising Radiation Sources (2002) 52

Portugal

 
Decree-Law approving the Organic Law of Ministry for Towns, Territorial Planning and Environment (2003) 52

Romania

 
Law for the approval of the Government Ordinance on the Use of Nuclear Energy Exclusively for Peaceful Purposes (2003) 53
Amendment to the Law on the Safe Conduct of Nuclear Activities (2003) 54
Law for the approval of the Government Ordinance on the Management of Spent Nuclear Fuel and Radioactive Waste, Final Storage Included (2003) 55
Norms for the Enforcement of the Law on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage (2003) 55

Slovak Republic

 
Decree on Nuclear Safety Requirements for Nuclear Installations (2003) 56
Decree on Nuclear Safety Assessment (2003) 57

Slovenia

 
Regulation on the Organisation and Assignment of Ministerial Responsibilities (2003) 57

Switzerland

 
Law on Nuclear Energy (2003) 57

Ukraine

 
Decree on Compulsory Insurance of Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage (2003) 58

Uruguay

 
Regulations on Radiation Protection (2002) 58
Regulation on Radioactive Waste Management (2002) 59
Regulation on the Transport of Radioactive Materials (2002) 59

International regulatory activities

International Atomic Energy Agency

Resolutions adopted by the IAEA General Conference (2003) 61

European Union

 
Proposals for Directives on nuclear safety and radioactive waste management (2003) 64
New Regulation on the application of Euratom safeguards (2002) 65
Control of high activity sealed radioactive sources (2003) 65
Recommendation on the protection and information of the public with regard to the continued contamination of certain wild food products following the Chernobyl Accident (2003) 65
Proposals for decisions authorising the Member States to sign and ratify the Protocol to amend the Paris Convention (2003) 66
Proposals for a Directive on environmental liability with regard to the prevention and remedying of environmental damage (2002) 66
Proposal of a Regulation on the law applicable to non-contractual obligations (2003) 67

Bilateral agreements

 

Bulgaria – Russian Federation – Ukraine

Trilateral Agreement on Nuclear Transport (2002) 69

Estonia – Latvia

 
Agreement on Co-operation In Radiation Safety (2003) 69

Euratom – Non-member States of the European Union

 
Radiological Emergency: Agreement Between Euratom And Non-member States Of The European Union (2003) 70

Euratom – Uzbekistan

 
Agreement for Co-operation in the Peaceful Uses Of Nuclear Energy (2003) 70

France – United States

 
Agreement for Exchange of Technical Information and Co-operation in the Regulation of Nuclear Safety (2003) 71

Korea – Romania

 
Memorandum of Understanding on Co-operation in Nuclear Energy Projects (2003) 72

Norway – Russian Federation – United Kingdom – United States

 
Arctic Military Environmental Co-operation (2003) 72

Russian Federation – United Kingdom

 
Agreement on Nuclear Proliferation Prevention (2003) 73

Multilateral agreeements

 
Status of Conventions in the Field of Nuclear Energy 74

Bibliography and news briefs

 
IAEA, NEA, World Nuclear Transport Institute 79

List of correspondents

83

Supplement

 
Switzerland: Law on Nuclear Energy (2003)

Last reviewed: 25 January 2005