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Nuclear Law Bulletin No. 89

Complete issue

Articles

Global nuclear law in the making? Joint exercise of public powers in the nuclear field: the case of the revision of the International Basic Safety Standards, by Zoltán Turbék 7
Italian decommissioning in the post-referendum era, by Vincenzo Ferrazzano and Serena Scarabotti 35
Through the looking glass: placing India's new civil liability regime for nuclear damage in context, by Robert J. Gruendel and Els Reynaers Kini 45
Legal aspects of the control and repression of illicit trafficking of nuclear and other radioactive materials – Is there a need for an international convention? by Scott Spence 67

Case Law

Canada

Appellate decision upholding nuclear regulatory licensing process and practices for consultation with aboriginal groups: Fond du Lac Denesuline First Nation v. Canada (Attorney General) 107

France

Court of Appeal of Nîmes regarding the SOCATRI incident in July 2008 109
Conseil d'État regarding the association Réseau « Sortir du nucléaire » 110

Switzerland

Judgement of the Federal Administrative Court in the matter of Balmer-Schafroth a.o.v. BKW FMB Energy Ltd on the repeal of the time limitation with respect to the operating licence for the Mühleberg nuclear power plant 110

United States

Judgement of a US District Court granting a permanent injunction against the State of Vermont in order to prevent certain State laws from prohibiting Vermont Yankee nuclear power plant's continued operation 111

National Legislative and Regulatory Activities

Armenia

Nuclear safety and radiation protection 113

Australia

Radioactive waste management 113

Austria

Nuclear safety and radiation protection 114

Belgium

Nuclear security 115
Nuclear safety 115
Nuclear safety and radiation protection 117

Brazil

Nuclear security 118

France

Liability and compensation 118
General legislation 119

Germany

Nuclear safety and radiation protection 120
Transport of radioactive material 121
International trade 121

Hungary

Nuclear safety and radiation protection 122
General legislation 122

India

Liability and compensation 123

Ireland

Transport of radioactive material 123

Lithuania

Licensing and regulatory infrastructure 124
Nuclear safety and radiation protection 124
Nuclear security 126

Moldova

General legislation 127

Poland

General legislation 127
Liability and compensation 127
Organisation and structure 128
Nuclear safety and radiation protection 128

Portugal

General legislation 128
Nuclear safety and radiation protection 131

Romania

Environmental protection 131

Slovenia

Nuclear safety and radiation protection 132

Sweden

Nuclear safety and radiation protection 132

Ukraine

General legislation 132
Nuclear safety and radiation protection 133
Nuclear security 134
Radioactive waste management 134

United States

Radioactive waste management 135
Emergency preparedness 136
Licensing and regulatory infrastructure 137
Nuclear safety 138

Intergovernmental Organisation Activities

European Atomic Energy Community

Proposed legislative instruments 141
Adopted legislative instruments 143
Non-legislative instruments 143
Other activities 144

OECD Nuclear Energy Agency

NEA free report on Japan's compensation system for nuclear damage 145

Preparatory Commission for the Comprehensive Nuclear-Test-Ban Treaty
Organization

Treaty actions 2011-12 145
Status of the establishment of the CTBT verification regime 145
Civil and scientific applications of the IMS data 146

Documents and Legal Texts

Australia

National Radioactive Waste Management Act 2012 147

Germany

Act on the Peaceful Utilisation of Atomic Energy and the Protection against its Hazards (Atomic Energy Act) 169

Sweden

The Swedish Radiation Safety Authority's regulations concerning clearance of materials, rooms, buildings and land in practices involving ionising radiation 217
The Swedish Radiation Safety Authority's general advice on the application of the regulations concerning clearance of materials, rooms, buildings and land in practices involving ionising radiation 229

News Briefs

International Nuclear Law Association

231

Nuclear Law Association (India) First Annual Conference

231

World Nuclear University

232

Bibliography

233

List of Correspondents to the Nuclear Law Bulletin

235

Last reviewed: 24 December 2013