Nuclear Law Bulletin No. 73

Bulletin de droit nucléaire Version francaise
       
 

Detailed table of contents

 
       
 

Articles

Page

    Putting the Cart before the Horse - the Case against a New Regime covering Radioactive Waste Incidents during Transport, by Jeffrey A. Miller
7
       
    The Safety Regime covering Transboundary Movement of Radioactive Waste and its compatibility with the Trade Regime, by Lutz Strack
25
       
 

Studies

 
    Nuclear Law in Morocco: National and International Aspects, by Mohamed Nabil
51
       
 

Case Law

 
       
    UNITED STATES
    Decision of the US District Court of Idaho on DOE management of radioactive waste (2003)
69
     
 

National Legislative and Regulatory Activities

     
    ALBANIA
    Regulations on radioactive waste managment (2004)
69
       
    Regulations for the safe transport of radioactive materials (2004)
69
       
    ARGENTINA  
    Decree on the organisation of the Ministry of Federal Planning, Public Investment and Services (2003)
70
       
    ARMENIA  
    Law on amendments and additions to the Liscensing Law (2004)
70
     
    Decree on the strengthening of physical protection and security measures at nuclear facilities (2003)
70
     
    BELARUS
    Presidential Decree on licensing of certain activities and Resolution of the Council of Ministers on licensing of activities in the field of indutrial safety (2003)
71
     
    BELGIUM
    Act amending the Act of 15 April 1994 and providing for the transfer of certain civil servants from the Service for State Security in the field nuclear field (2003)
72
     
    Act on funds for the dismantling of nuclear power plants and the management of irridated fissile materials in such plants (2003)
72
     
    BRAZIL  
    Order establishing an emergency response committee for nuclear emergencies (2003)
77
     
    DEMOCRATIC REPUBLIC OF CONGO
    Act on protection against the dangers of ionising radiation and on the physical protection of nuclear materials and installations (2002)
78
     
    CROATIA
    Act on Nuclear Safety (2003)
79
     
    FINLAND
    Amendment to the Nuclear Energy Act (2004)
81
     
    FRANCE
    Order on the organisation of the Ministry of Defence in relation to the operation of military nuclear systems and major nuclear installations classified as secret in the fields of nuclear security (2003)
81
     
    Order establishing a commission on ionising radiation sources (2004)
82
     
    Order on the organisation of a national network to measure radioactivity in the environment (2003)
82
     
    Order defining the certification conditions for bodies carrying-out radiation protection monitoring (2004)
83
     
    Order setting out exemption levels in respect of licensing of nuclear activities set out in Article R. 1333-26 of the Public Health Code (2003)
84
     
    Order on methods for training of persons specialised in radiation protection and certification of the service provider (2003)
84
     
    Order on criteria for certification of authories in charge of individual monitoring of ionising radiation workers (2003)
84
     
    Order regarding the protection of national defence secrecy in the field of nculear amterial control and protection (2004)
85
     
    GERMANY
    X-Ray Ordinance
85
     
    Ordinance on the Transportation of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail (2003)
85
     
    Ordinance on the Transportation of Dangerous Goods by Internal Waterways (2004)
85
     
    Ordinance on the Transportation of Dangerous Goods on the Rhine and Mosel rivers (2003)
86
     
    Ordinance on the Maritime Carriage of Dangerous Goods (2003)
86
     
    Amendments to the 1961 Foreign Trade Act
86
     
    Amendments to the Nuclear Trade Ordinance (2001-03)
86
     
    Amendments to the Import List (2000-03)
86
     
    Amendments to the Export List (2000-03)
87
     
    HUNGARY
    Amendment of the 1996 Atomic Energy Act (2003)
87
     
    ITALY
    Decrees on radioactive waste management (2003)
87
     
    ROMANIA
    Decision approving the internal rules of the National Commission for the Control of Nuclear Activities (CNCAN) (2003)
88
     
    Decision on the organisation of the Nuclear Agency (2003)
89
     
    Ordinance on the reorganisation of the Central Public Administration (2004)
89
     
    Norms for operational radiation protection for the conduct of non-destructive control practices involving ionising radiation (2003)
89
     
    Norms on radiological safety in diagnosis and interventional radiology procedures (2003)
90
     
    Norms on radiological safety of decommissioned mining and/or processing facilities for uranium and/or thorium ores (2003)
90
     
    Decision on the organistion of the National Agency for Radioactive Waste (2003)
90
     
    Decision on contributions to the National Agency for Radioactive Waste (2003)
91
     
    SLOVENIA
    Regulation on the Expert Council for Radiation and Nuclear Safety (2003)
91
     
    Regulation on the Expert Council on issues relating to protection of the population against ionising radiation, radiologial procedures and the use of radiation sources in health and veterinary care (2003)
92
     
    Regulation on conditions for the use of radiation sources in health care (2003)
92
     
   

Regulation on conditions and methods of assessment of doses for the protection of workers and the population against ionising radiation (2003)

92
     
    Regulation on medical surveillance of exposed workers (2003)
92
     
    Regulation on obligations of the person carrying out a radiation practice and of the user of a radiation source (2003)
93
     
    Regulations on the qualifications of experts in the area of ionising radiation (2004)
93
     
    Regulation on the personal dose data of radiation workers (2004)
93
     
    Decree on restrictions on the use of land surrounding a nuclear facility and on conditions for construction in such areas (2004)
93
     
    Decree on compensation due to the limited use of land surrounding a nuclear facility (2003)
94
     
    SPAIN
    Decree on activities performed by ENRESA and their financing (2003)
94
     
    SWEDEN
    Committee for the management of non-nuclear radioactive waste (2002)
95
     
    UKRAINE
    Amendment to the Law on the Use of Nuclear Energy and Radiation Safety (2004)
96
     
    UNITED STATES
    Establishment of the Office of Legacy Management (2003)
96
     
 

International Regulatory Authorities

     
    EUROPEAN UNION  
    Nuclear Safety Convention - Euratom Declaration
99
     
    Council Directive 2003/122/Euratom on the Control of High Activity Sealed Sources and Orphan Sources (2003)
100
     
    Decisions in relation to civil protection (2003)
100
     
    Directive 2004/35/EC on Environmental Liability with regard to the Prevention and Remedying of Environmental Damage (2004)
101
     
    Commission Recommendation 2004/2/Euratom on standardised information on radioactive airborne and liquid discharges into the environment from nuclear power reactors and reprocessing plants in normal operation (2003)
102
     
    Council Decisions authorising Memeber States to sign and ratify the Protocol to Amend the Paris Convention, or to accede to it (2003 and 2004)
102
     
    Council Decision approving a Commission Regulation on the Application of Euratom Safeguards (2004)
103
   
 

Bilateral Agreements

     
    BRAZIL - UNITED STATES
    Agreement concerning co-operation in nuclear energy (2003)
105
     
    GERMANY - RUSSIAN FEDERATION  
    Agreements on the elimination and disposal of nuclear weapons
105
     
 

Multilateral Agreements

       
    Signature of the Protocols to amend the Paris and Brussels Conventions (2004)
108
     
    Multilateral Nuclear Environmental Programme in the Russian Federation
108
     
    Status of Conventions in the Field of Nuclear Energy
109
     
 

Bibiliography and News Briefs

     
    NEA, Austria, INLA
113
     
 

List of Correspondents

117
     
     
 

Supplement

     
  Croatia: Act on Nuclear Safety (2003)