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, is available here.
The current status of the 1997 Vienna Protocol 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:
|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.