Nuclear Law Bulletin No. 60

 
       
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Articles

Page

    The Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management, by W. Tonhauser & O. Jankowitsch
9
       
    United States Nuclear Waste Policy Act by S. Angelini
23
       
    Strengthening the Effectiveness and Improving the Efficiency of the IAEA Safeguards System by L. Rockwood
41
       
    Recent Developments in German Nuclear Energy Law, by B. Kunth and H. Posser
55
       
 

Case Law

 
       
    UNITED STATES
    Cleanup of Enrichment Facilities (1997) by S. Angelini
63
       
    EUROPEAN COURT OF HUMAN RIGHTS  
    Balmer-Schafroth and Others v Switzerland (1997), by W. Buhlmann
65
     
 

Administrative Decisions

       
    JAPAN  
    Report on Power Reactor and Nuclear Fuel Development Corporation (1997)
70
       
    SWITZERLAND  
    Liebstadt Nuclear Power Plant No Increase in Power for the Moment (1997)
71
     
 

National Legislative and Regulatory Activities

     
    ALBANIA
    Law on Ionising Radiation Protection (1995) and Draft Implementing Decrees
73
     
    ARMENIA
    Draft Law on Peaceful Uses of Atomic Energy (1997)
74
     
    AUSTRIA
    Ordinance on Shipments of Radioactive Waste (1997)
75
       
    BELARUS
    Draft Law on Uses of Nuclear Energy and Radiation Safety (1997)
75
    Draft Law on Radiation Protection of the Public (1997)
76
     
    BELGIUM
    Royal Order on the Protection of Workers Against Radiation (1997)
77
     
    BRAZIL
    Protection System for the Nuclear Power Programme - SIPRON (1997)
78
    Order Relating to the General Regulation of Radiation Emergencies (1997)
78
     
    CANADA
    Nuclear Safety and Control Act (1997)
79
     
    PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA
    Regulation for the Control of Nuclear Exports (1997)
80
     
    CHINESE TAIPEI
    Revision of the Law on Compensation for Nuclear Damage
80
     
    CZECH REPUBLIC
    Decrees Implementing the Atomic Act (1997)
80
     
    ESTONIA
    Radiation Act (1997)
82
     
    FRANCE
    Decree on the Powers of the Minister for Economic Affairs, Finance and Industry (1997)
83
    Medical Supervision of Outside Workers (1997)
84
    Administrative Procedure for Sites Polluted by Radioactive Materials
84
     
    GERMANY
    Amendment of the Radiation Protection Ordinance (1997)
84
    Protection of the Women during Pregnancy and Maternity (1997)
85
    Amendment of the Dangerous Goods Exception Ordinance (1997)
85
    Ordinance on the Transport of Dangerous Goods by Road and in Enterprises (1997)
85
    Amendments of the Foreign Trade Ordinance (1996 & 1997)
85
     
    HUNGARY
    Implementing Regulations under the 1996 Atomic Energy Act (1997)
86
     
    ITALY
    Decrees Relating to Medical Applications of Ionising Radiation (1997)
87
       
    JAPAN
    The Environmental Impact Law (1997)
87
     
    LITHUANIA
    Law on Nuclear Energy (1996)
88
     
    LUXEMBOURG
    Regulations on Protection of the Public Against Radiation (1996)
88
     
    MEXICO
    Decree Amending the General Health Law (1997)
88
     
    POLAND
    Amendments to the 1986 Atomic Energy Act (1994-1996)
89
    Reorganisation of the Radiation and Nuclear Safety Inspectorate Function (1996)
90
       
    RUSSIAN FEDERATION
    New Regulations on Nuclear and Radiation Safety (1997)
91
     
    SLOVAKIA
    Draft Law on the Peaceful Use of Nuclear Energy (1997)
91
     
    SWITZERLAND
    Modification of the Ordinance on Definitions and Licensing in the Atomic Field (1997)
92
     
    TUNISIA
    Law on the Transport of Dangerous Substances by Road (1997)
93
     
    UKRAINE
    Chernobyl Centre for Nuclear Safety, Radioactive Waste and Radiological Research (1996)
93
     
 

International Regulatory Activities

     
    INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY
    Resolutions Adopted by the IAEA General Conference (1997)
95
       
    EUROPEAN UNION  
    The 97/43/Euratom Directive on Health Protection of Individuals Against the Dangers of Ionising Radiation (1997) by J-M Courades and D. Teunen
96
     
    Assessment of the Effects of Public and Private Projects on the Environment (1997)
101
     
    COUNCIL OF EUROPE  
    Safety of Nuclear Installations in the Countries of Central and Eastern Europe (1997)
102
     
 

Bilateral Agreements

     
    BULGARIA-ROMANIA
    Early Notification of a Nuclear Accident and Exchange of Information (1997)
105
     
    BULGARIA-TURKEY
    Early Notification of a Nuclear Accident and Exchange of Information (1997)
105
     
    CZECH REPUBLIC - UKRAINE
    Co-operation in the Field of Nuclear Energy and Nuclear Industry (1997)
105
     
    GERMANY - RUSSIAN FEDERATION
    Mutual Assistance in the Event of Catastrophes and Severe Accidents (1992)
106
     
    UNITED KINGDOM - UKRAINE
    Exchange of Information on Nuclear Installation Safety Regulation (1997)
107
     
 

Multilateral Agreements

     
    Diplomatic Conference Convened to Adopt a Protocol to Amend the Vienna Convention and a Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage (1997), Status of the Vienna Convention and the 1988 Joint Protocol
107
     
    Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel and Radioactive Waste Management (1997)
112
    Participation by the EU in KEDO (1997), by R. Lennartz
112
       
 

Texts

 
    ALBANIA Law on Ionising Radiation Protection (1995)
115
     
 

Bibliograpy and News Briefs

 
    IAEA, NEA, INLA
121
     
 

List of Correspondents

125
     
       

Supplement

     
 

Canada

    Nuclear Safety and Control Act (1997)
       
 

Hungary

 
    Act on Atomic Energy (1996)  
       
 

Lithuania

 
    Law on Nuclear Energy (1996)