NLB 81 Welcome
   
 

Nuclear Law Bulletin No. 81

 
       
 

Detailed table of contents

 
       
 

Articles

Page

    Looking Backward, Moving Forward: Licensing New Reactors in the United States, by Stephen G. Burns
9
   

 

 
    The EU and Non-Proliferation: Need for a Quantum Leap?, by Roland Kobia
31
     
    Environmental Law Developments in Nuclear Energy, by Stanley David Berger
55
 

 

   

Perspective on the Pros and Cons of a Pooling-type Approach to Nuclear Third Party Liability, by Simon Carroll

75
   
 

Case Law

    EUROPEAN UNION
    Judgement of the European Court of Justice on failure of a Member State to fulfil obligations under Directive 96/29/Euratom (2007)
99
     
   

GERMANY

    Judgement of the Federal Administration Court on the standing of third parties regarding attacks at interim storage facilities (2008)
99
     
    UNITED STATES
    Judgement of the US Court of Appeals on licensing of the LES Uranium Enrichment Facility (2007)
100
     
 

National Legislative and Regulatory Activities

     
    BELARUS
    Act on the development of atomic energy in the Republic of Belarus (2007)
103
    Decree on the construction of a nuclear power plant (2007)
103
    Statute of the Department of Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection in the Ministry of Emergency Situations – Gosatomnadzor (2007)
104
     
    FRANCE
    Decree establishing a Political Nuclear Council (2008)
105
    Decree authorising the establishment of the “Agence France Nucléaire International” within the Atomic Energy Commission (2008)
105
     
    GERMANY
    Ratification of the International Convention for the Suppression of Acts of Nuclear Terrorism (2007)
105
    Amendments to the 1993 Foreign Trade Ordinance (2008)
106
    List of Foreign Trade Regulations (2008)
106
     
    ITALY
    Decree designating a working group to identify the procedures and methodology for establishing a centre for technological services and research (2008)

106

     
    JAPAN
    Criminal Radiation Emission Act (2007)
107
     
    LITHUANIA
    Amendment to the Law on the Nuclear Power Plant (2008)
108
     
   

POLAND

    Regulation on the emergency plans for radiation emergency (2007)
109
    Regulation on the requirements for controlled and supervised areas (2007)
109
    Regulation on the requirements for individual dose registration (2007)
110
    Regulation on the state owned public utility “Radioactive Waste Management Plant” (2007)
110
    Regulation on import, export and transit of spent nuclear fuel intended for reprocessing or storage (2007)
111
    Regulation on import, export and transit of nuclear materials, radioactive sources and equipment containing such sources (2007)
111
       
    ROMANIA
    Government Decision on Romania’s Energy Policy for 2007 to 2010 (2007)
111
    Guidelines regarding the road haulage of hazardous goods on the Romanian territory (2007)
112
    Order adopting the INF Code (2008)
112
       
    RUSSIAN FEDERATION  
    Reform of the Russian nuclear power industry (2007)
113
       
    SLOVENIA  
    Decree on the designation of affected areas and the compensation due to the limited use of land surrounding the Zirovki Vrh Uranium Mine (2008)
113
    Decree on safeguarding of nuclear materials (2008)
114
       
    SPAIN  
    Law creating the Nuclear Safety Council (2007)
114
    Royal Decree amending the Regulation on Nuclear and Radioactive Installations (2008)
116
     
    TURKEY
   

Regulations on criteria to be met by investors who will construct and operate nuclear power plants (2008)

116
    Regulation on requirements according to Article 3(3) of the new law on the construction of nuclear power plants and the sale of energy (2008)
117
     
    UNITED STATES
    Amendment of Regulations applicable to limited work authorisations for new nuclear power plants (2007)
117
    Implementation of the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage (2007)
117
       
 

International Regulatory Activities

 
       
    EUROPEAN UNION  
    Commission Decision concerning the accession of the European Atomic Energy Community to the Convention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material and Nuclear Facilities (2007) 121
       
    Council Decision establishing Statutes for the Euratom Supply Agency (2008) 121
       
    Commission Decision establishing the standard document for the supervision and control of shipments of radioactive waste and spent fuel (2008) 121
       
 

News Briefs

 
       
    EUROPEAN ATOMIC ENERGY COMMUNITY  
    Meeting of the European High Level Group on Nuclear Safety and Waste Management (2008) 123
       
    Deposit of the Instrument of Conclusion by the European Atomic Energy Community of the MNEPR Agreement (2008) 123
       
    European Nuclear Energy Forum in Prague (2008) 123
       
    Joint Statement of the IAEA and the European Commission (2008) 124
       
    EUROPEAN NUCLEAR ASSEMBLY  
    2008 Conference in Brussels (2008) 125
       
    G8 ENERGY MINISTERIAL MEETING  
    Joint Statement by G8 Energy Ministers, Aomori, Japan (2008) 125
       
    INTERNATIONAL ATOMIC ENERGY AGENCY  
    Fourth Review Meeting of the Convention on Nuclear Safety (2008) 125
       
    INTERNATIONAL NUCLEAR REGULATORS ASSOCIATION  
    Statement of the International Nuclear Regulators Association (2008) 127
       
 

List of Correspondents

 
       
     
 

Last reviewed: 31 March 2010