Nuclear Law Bulletin No. 74

Bulletin de droit nucléaire Version francaise
       
 

Detailed table of contents

 
       
 

Articles

Page

    The Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty - Eight Years After the Opening of the Treaty for Signature: What is the Situation?, by Gilbert Le Goff and Denys Rousseau
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    The Concept of Responsibility to Future Generations for the Management and Storage of Radioactive Waste, by Eugénie Vial
15
       
 

Studies

 
    Transposition into Swiss Law of the Paris Convention and the Brussels Supplementary Convention, as amended, by Renato Tami and Sandra Daina
27
       
 

Case Law

 
       
    FRANCE
    Judgement of the Appeal Court of Limoges regarding the Dumping of Radioactive Waste by Cogema (2004)
33
       
    SLOVAK REPUBLIC  
    Judgement of the Slovak Constitutional Court on Greenpeace Claim (2004)
35
     
  Administrative Decisions  
     
    SWEDEN
    Decision on the Environmental Court on Permits for Studsvik Nuclear AB and Svafo AB (2004)
36
       
 

National Legislative and Regulatory Activities

     
    AUSTRALIA
    National Directory for Radiation Protection (2004)
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    CAMEROON
    Decree on the National Radiation Protection Agency (2002)
40
       
    CHINESE TAIPEI  
    Nuclear Emergency Response Act (2003)
41
       
    ESTONIA  
    Radiation Act and its implementing regulations (2004)
42
     
    FRANCE
    Act on Public Health Policy (2004)
44
     
    Order establishing Special Conditions for the use of Industrial Radiography Devices using Gamma Radiation (2004)
45
     
    Amendment to the Order on the Organisation of a National Network to Measure Radioactivity in the Environment (2004)
45
     
    Order on the General Regime governing Licences and Declarations as defined in Chapter V-I "Ionising radiation" of the Public Health Code (2004)
45
     
    Order setting out Techinical Conditions for the Accounting of Nuclear Materials (2004)
46
     
    GABON
    Act setting out Guidelines in respect of the Prevention and Protection Polocy Applicable to Ionising Radiation (2001)
47
     
    Order establishing the National Centre for the Prevention of and Protection against Ionising Radiation (2002)
47
     
    GERMANY
    Amendment to the Ordinance on Advanced Financial Contributions for Final Disposal Repositories (2004)
48
     
    Ordinances to Amend the RID Regulations (2003, 2004)
48
     
    Ordinance on the Transportation of Dangerous Gods by Road and Rail (2004)
48
       
    Amendments to the 1961 Foreign Trade Act (2004)
48
       
    Amendments to the Import List (2004)
49
     
    Amendments to the Export List (2004)
49
       
    GHANA  
    Atomic Energy Commission Act (2000)
49
     
    ICELAND  
    Act on Radiation Protection (2002)
49
       
    IRELAND  
    Containement of Nuclear Weapons Act (2003) and Regulations (2004)
50
       
    ITALY  
    Act Restructuring the Energy Sector (2004)
51
       
    Ordinance on Radioactive Waste Management (2004)
52
       
    LATVIA  
    Regulations on Procedural Requirements for the Construction of Radiation Facilities (2004)
52
       
    Regulations on the Procedure Governing Activities Involving Nuclear Materials, Related Materials and Equipment (2003)
52
       
    Act on Circulation of Strategic Goods (2004)
52
       
    Regulations on Foods and Food Ingredients Treated with Ionising Radiation (2004)
53
       
    MAURITIUS  
    Radiation Protection Act (2003)
53
       
    NIGERIA  
    Basic Ionising Radiation Regulations (2003)
54
       
    POLAND  
    Amendments to the Atomic Energy Act (2004)
55
       
    PORTUGAL  
    Council Resolution Providing for the Elaboration of a National Plan for Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety (2004)
56
       
    ROMANIA
    Decision Amending the Regulations on the Organisation and Functioning of the National Commission for the Control of Nuclear Activities (CNCAN) (2004)
56
       
    Decision on the Reorganisation of the National Uranium Company (2004)
57
       
    Health Norms for the Safe Conduct of Nuclear Activities (2004)
57
       
    Radiological Safety Norms - Licensing Procedures for Mining, Uranium and Thorium Ore Processing Activities, Processing of Raw Materials and Production of Nuclear Fuel
57
     
    Radiological Safety Norms - Measurement Systems for Radiation Sources (2004)
58
     
    Radiological Safety Norms - Radiotherapy Practice (2004)
58
     
    Norms on the Classification of BOdies Qualified for the Exercise of Activities in the Nuclear Fiels (2004)
58
     
    Norms on Exemption from Authorisation Requirements for Certain Materials (2004)
58
     
    Decision Establishing the List of Dual-use Products and Technologies Subject to the Export and Import Control Regime (2004)
58
     
    Order on the Management of Spent Nuclear Fuel and Radioactive Waste (2004)
59
     
    Norms on the Safe Mangement of Radioactive Waste (2004)
59
     
    Norms on the Collection of Contributions from Licensees for the Financing of the Activities of the National Agency for Radioactive Waste (2004)
59
     
    RUSSIAN FEDERATION
    Establishment of New Federal Agencies in the Nuclear Energy Field(2004)
60
     
    Decree on the List of Dual-use Equipment and Materials Subject to Export Controls (2003)
61
       
    Decree on the List of Dual-use Goods and Technologies Subject to Export Controls (2004)
61
     
    SLOVAK REPUBLIC
    Atomic Act (2004)
61
     
    SWEDEN
    New SKI Regulations on Safety in Nuclear Facilities (2004)
63
     
    UKRAINE
    Amendments to the 1995 Law on the Use of Nuclear Energy and Radiation Safety (2004)
63
     
    UNITED STATES  
    National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal Year (2004)
64
       
    Price-Anderson Act (2004 renewal)
66
       
    URUGUAY  
    Decree Establishing the National Directorate of Energy and Nuclear Technology (2004)
69
     
 

International Regulatory Authorities

     
    INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY  
    Resolutions Adopted by the IAEA General Conference (2004)
71
       
    Establishment of INLEX
74
       
    EUROPEAN UNION  
    Directive on Public Access to Environmental Information (2003)
75
       
    Directive on Public Participation in Respect of Certain Plans and Programmes Relating to the Environment (2003)
76
       
    Proposals for Directives on Nuclear Safety and Radioactive Waste Management (2004)
76
       
 

Bilateral Agreements

     
    GERMANY - RUSSIAN FEDERATION
    Agreement Concerning Co-operation and Exchange of Information and Experience in the Field of Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection (2003)
79
     
    ROMANIA - UKRAINE  
    Agreement on Early Notification of Nuclear Accidents and Exchange of Information in the Field of Nuclear and Radiation Safety (2004)
80
     
 

Multilateral Agreements

       
    Observations on the First Review Meeting of the Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management, by Gordon Linsley
81
     
    Protocol Amending the European Convention on the Suppression of Terrorism (2003)
89
     
    Status of Conventions in the Field of Nuclear Energy
90
     
 

Bibiliography and News Briefs

     
    NEA, Austria, United Kingdom, Uruguay, INLA, WNU
91
     
 

List of Correspondents

95
     
     
 

Supplement

     
  Iceland: Act on Radiation Protection (2002)