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Nuclear Law Bulletin No. 84

Complete issue

Articles

Nuclear New Build – New Nuclear Law?, by Norbert Pelzer 5
The Directive Establishing a Community Framework for the Nuclear Safety of Nuclear Installations:
The EU Approach to Nuclear Safety, by Massimo Garribba, Amelia Chirtes and Monika Nauduzaite
23
Harmonisation of Nuclear Liability in the European Union: Challenges, Option and Limits, by Jakub Handrlica 35
Resurgence of Nuclear Energy in Italy, by Fabrizio Iaccarino 65
International Legal Instruments Promoting Synergies in Nuclear Safety, Security and Safeguards: Myths or Reality?, by Alexis Vasmant 81
The International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) International Organisation:
Which Laws Apply to this International Nuclear Operator?, by Laetitia Grammatico-Vidal
103

Case Law

CANADA

R v Bruce Power Inc (2009) 115

EUROPEAN UNION

Judgement of the European Court of Justice in the Case Land Oberösterreich v ČEZ (2009) 118

UNITED STATES

Judgement of a US Court of Appeals on the design basis threat security rule (2009) 120
Judgement of a US Court of Appeals on consideration of the environmental impacts of terrorist attacks on nuclear facilities (2009) 122
Judgement of a US District Court on interstate compacts' authority to restrict private disposal of foreign low-level radioactive waste (2009) 124

National Legislative and Regulatory Activities

BELARUS

The Statute on the State Supervision in the Field of Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection (2008) 129
Amendment to the Law on Radiation Protection of the Public (2008) 129
Environmental impact assessment laws (2009) 131
The Statute on the Discussion of Questions of the Public in the Field of Atomic Energy (2009) 131

BELGIUM

Decree regarding the minimum criteria for X-ray apparatus use in veterinary medicine (2009) 132
Decree of the Federal Agency for Nuclear Control on the determination of exemption levels (2009) 132

ESTONIA

National Development Plan (2009) 132
New Radiation Safety Department (2009) 133
Amendment to the Radiation Protection Act (2009) 133

GERMANY

Ordinance on the Shipment of Radioactive Waste or Spent Fuel (2009) 134
Amendments to Acts and Ordinances on the Transport of Dangerous Goods (2009) 134
Amendments to the 1961 Foreign Trade Act and 1993 Foreign Trade Ordinance (2009) 134

ITALY

Law No 99 of 23 July 2009 including provisions on the resurgence of nuclear energy (2009) 135

ROMANIA

Decision on the prohibition of dangerous labour for children (2009) 136
Amendment to the regulations on the organisation and operation of CNCAN (2009) 136
Decision on the repatriation of nuclear material to the Russian Federation (2009) 136
Decision on the processing of uranium stocks (2009) 137
General requirements on environmental impact assessment (2009) 137

SPAIN

Regulation on the transboundary shipments of radioactive waste and spent fuel (2009) 138
Regulation on installation and use of X-ray devices for medical diagnostic purposes (2009) 138

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Federal law on the peaceful use of nuclear energy (2009) 139

UNITED STATES

Final regulations criminalising unauthorised introduction of dangerous weapons (2009) 139

Texts

EUROPEAN ATOMIC ENERGY COMMUNITY

Council Directive 2009/71/Euratom establishing a Community framework for the nuclear safety of nuclear installations (2009) 141

ITALY

Law No 99 of 23 July 2009 (2009) 149

JAPAN

Act on Compensation for Nuclear Damage (2009) 159
Act on Indemnity Agreements for Compensation of Nuclear Damage (2009) 171
Order for the Execution of the Act on Compensation for Nuclear Damage (2009) 177
Order for the Execution of The Act on Indemnity Agreements for Compensation of Nuclear Damage (2009) 183

International Regulatory Activities

EUROPEAN ATOMIC ENERGY COMMUNITY

Council Directive 2009/71/Euratom of 25 June 2009 establishing a Community framework for the nuclear safety of nuclear installations (2009) 189

INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY

53rd IAEA General Conference (2009) 189

Bilateral & Multilateral Agreements

193

News Briefs

EUROPEAN ATOMIC ENERGY COMMUNITY

Fourth plenary meeting of the European Nuclear Energy Forum (2009) 207
Meetings of the European High Level Group on Nuclear Safety and Waste Management (2009) 207
International Workshop on Justification of Medical Exposure in Diagnostic Imaging (2009) 208

INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY

International Expert Group on Nuclear Liability (2009) 208
IAEA counts 150 member states (2009) 208

INTERNATIONAL NUCLEAR LAW ASSOCIATION

Nuclear Inter Jura Biennial Congress in Toronto (2009) 209

INTERNATIONAL SCHOOL OF NUCLEAR LAW

10th Anniversary of the ISNL 210

WORLD NUCLEAR UNIVERSITY

Summer Institute and regional sessions (2009) 210

List of correspondents

213

Last reviewed: 17 August 2011