Nuclear Law Bulletin No. 80

 
       
 

Detailed table of contents

 
       
 

Articles

Page

   
   

Judicial Progress in Germany’s Nuclear Waste Disposal Policy, The Konrad Repository Decisions of 26 March 2007, by Gunther Kühne

9

    Critical Reflections on the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons, by Quentin Michel
21
   

The “Incentive” Concept as Developed in the Nuclear Safety Conventions and its Possible Extension to Other Sectors, by Tammy de Wright

29
       
 

Study

 
   

The International System of Radiological Protection: Key Structures and Current Challenges, by Edward Nicholas Lazo

49
     
 

Case Law

       
    FRANCE
    Judgement of the European Court of Human Rights on the Right to a Fair Trial, in the Litigation Collectif Stop MELOX and MOX versus France (2007) 
65
    Decision of the Council of State Quashing a Decree Concerning a Nuclear Installation in Brennilis, for the Want of Public Information and Consultation (2007)
65
       
    SOUTH AFRICA  
   

Judgement of the Cape High Court in the Case of McDonald and Others versus Minister of Minerals and Energy and Others (2007)

66
       
    UNITED KINGDOM  
    Decision of the Wick Sheriff Court Fining UKAEA for Plutonium Exposure (2007)
67
       
    UNITED STATES  
   

Judgement of the US Court of Appeals on Environmental Analysis of the Effects of Terrorism (2006)

67
   

Vacatur of US Court of Federal Claims Decision Regarding Price-Anderson Compensation of Costs in a Private Tort Claim (2007)

68
     
 

National Legislative and Regulatory Activities

     
    BRAZIL
   

Resolution of the National Council on Energy Policy on the Resumption of Construction of a Thermonuclear Plant (2007)

71
       
    FRANCE  
   

Decree on Technical Enquiries in the Event of Incidents or Accidents Relating to Nuclear Activities (2007)

71
     
   

Order on the Organisation of the General Directorate of Enterprises (GDE) within the Ministry of Industry (2007)

72
       
    Decree on the Listing of Basic Nuclear Installations (2007)
72
       
   

Decree on Basic Nuclear Installations and Verifying the Nuclear Safety of Radioactive Materials Transport (2007)

72
       
    ITALY  
   

Decree Implementing the Council Directive 2003/122/Euratom on the Control of High-activity Sealed Radioactive Sources and Orphan Sources (2007)

73
       
    Amendment to the Environmental Law Decree (2007)
74
       
    JAPAN  
    Amendment to the Law on Final Disposal of High-level Radioactive Waste (2007)
75
       
    LITHUANIA  
    Law on the Nuclear Power Plant (2007)
75
     
    LUXEMBOURG
   

Grand-ducal Regulations on the Protection of the Public Against the Risks Resulting from Ionising Radiation (2006)

77
       
   

Law on Approving the Agreement Between Luxembourg and Belgium Relating to Information Exchange in the Event of an Incident or Accident (2006)

77
       
   

PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA

 
   

Regulations on the Management and Monitoring of Nuclear Safety Equipment for Civilian Use (2007)

77
       
   

Official Reply of the State Council to Questions on the Liabilities of Compensation for Damages Resulting from Nuclear Accidents (2007)

78

       
    ROMANIA
    Government Decision on the Monitoring of the Health of Personnel (2007)
79
       
    Order on Physical Protection of Nuclear Materials During Transport (2007)
80
       
    Order on Preventive Protection of Nuclear Installations (2007)
80
   
    Order on the Verification of the Physical Protection System of Nuclear Installations (2007)
81
       
    Ordinance on the Safe Management of Radioactive Waste (2007)
81
     
   

Government Decision Regarding Financial Resources Necessary for the Safe Management of Radioactive Waste (2007)

82
   
    Amendment of the Law on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage (2007)
83
       
    RUSSIAN FEDERATION
    Reform of the Russian Nuclear Power Industry (2007)
84
     
    SLOVAK REPUBLIC
    Atomic Act Amendment on Alternative Financing of the Nuclear Regulatory Body (2007)
85
     
    SLOVENIA
    Decree on the Control of Radioactive Contamination in the Shipment of Scrap Metal (2007)
85
     
    SPAIN
    Amendment to the Nuclear Energy Act (2007)
86
     
    SWEDEN
    Decision on the Merger of Regulatory Authorities (2007)
88
       
    TURKEY  
   

Law Concerning the Construction and Operation of Nuclear Power Plants and the Sale of Energy Generated from Those Plants (2007)

88
       
    UNITED STATES  
    Final Rule Amending Regulations Applicable to the Licensing of New Nuclear Power Plants (2007)
89
       
    Final Rule Implementing a National Source Tracking System (2006)
90
     
    Final Rule on Design Basis Threat (2007)
91
       
 

Texts

 
    LITHUANIA  
    Law on the Nuclear Power Plant (2007)
93
       
    PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA  
   

Official Reply of the State Council to Questions on the Liabilities of Compensation for Damages Resulting from Nuclear Accidents (2007)

103
       
    TURKEY  
   

Unofficial Translation of the Turkish Law No. 5710 Concerning the Construction and Operation of Nuclear Power Plants and the Sale of Energy Generated from Those Plants (2007)

105
     
 

International Regulatory Activities

     
    EUROPEAN UNION  
   

Council Decision Authorising the Republic of Slovenia to Ratify the 2004 Protocol Amending the Paris Convention (2007)

111
       
   

Council Decision Approving the Accession of the European Atomic Energy Community to the Amended Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material (2007)

112
       
   

Council Decision Establishing the European Joint Undertaking for ITER and the Development of Fusion Energy and Conferring Advantages upon it (2007)

112
       
   

INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY

 
    Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism (2007)
113
     
   

Resolution on the Exclusion of Small Quantities of Nuclear Material from the Application of the Vienna Convention (2007)

114
     
    International Expert Group on Nuclear Liability (2007)
114
     
   

Code of Conduct on the Safety and Security of Radioactive Sources and its Supplementary Guidance (2007)

115
     
    51st IAEA General Conference
115
       
   

OECD NUCLEAR ENERGY AGENCY

 
   

Decision on the Exclusion of Small Quantities of Nuclear Substances from the Application of the Paris Convention (2007)

119
       
 

News Briefs

       
    EUROPEAN ATOMIC ENERGY COMMUNITY  
    Adoption of the Nuclear Illustrative Programme (PINC)
121
     
   

Establishment of the High Level Group – Council Conclusions on Nuclear Safety and Safe Management of Spent Fuel and Radioactive Waste (2007)

122
     
   

Seminar on the Transposition of Council Directive 2006/117/Euratom on the Supervision and Control of Shipments of Radioactive Waste and Spent Fuel (2007)

122
     
    European Nuclear Energy Forum Inaugurated in Bratislava (2007)
123
     
    European Parliament Report on Assessing Euratom – 50 Years of European Nuclear Energy Policy
123
       
    G8 HEILIGENDAMM STATEMENT
124
       
    GLOBAL NUCLEAR ENERGY PARTNERSHIP
124
       
   

INTERNATIONAL NUCLEAR LAW ASSOCIATION

 
    2007 Nuclear Inter Jura Biennial Congress in Brussels
125
       
    WORLD NUCLEAR UNIVERSITY
126
       
 

List of Correspondents

127
       
     
 

Last reviewed: 10 December 2009