The 1997 Vienna Protocol improves the original regime by requiring that more money be made available to compensate more victims for a broad range of damages.
Adopted: 12 September 1997
Opened for signature: 29 September 1997
Entered into force: 4 October 2003
Parties: 15 (see table below)
More information on of the 1997 Vienna Protocol, including the text and current status, is available here.
The following is a sampling of the articles related to the 1997 Vienna Protocol that have been published in the Nuclear Law Bulletin and Principles and Practice of International Nuclear Law:
|Parties to the Protocol to Amend the Vienna Convention on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage|
|Benin||Kazakhstan||Niger||United Arab Emirates*|
|Bosnia and Herzegovina||Latvia||Poland|
* Country with at least one nuclear power plant in operation.