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Nuclear Law Bulletin No. 60

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Table of contents

Foreword  
     
Detailed table of contents  
     

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
115
Law on Ionising Radiation Protection (1995)  

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)