International Nuclear Law in the Post-Chernobyl Period

Jointly published with the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

Table of contents


Overview of the International Legal Framework Governing the Safe and Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy – Some Practical Steps
J. Rautenbach, W. Tonhauser and A. Wetherall

International Nuclear Third Party Liability Law: The Response to Chernobyl
J. Schwartz

Learning the Hard Way: Did the Lessons Taught by the Chernobyl Nuclear Accident Contribute to Improving Nuclear Law?
N. Pelzer

The IAEA Conventions on Early Notification of a Nuclear Accident and on Assistance in the Case of a Nuclear Accident or Radiological Emergency
B. Moser

A Bridge Between Two Conventions on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage: the Joint Protocol Relating to the Application of the Vienna Convention and the Paris Convention
O. von Busekist

The Convention on Nuclear Safety
O. Jankowitsch-Prevor

The Protocol amending the 1963 Vienna Convention
V. Lamm

The Compensation Convention: Path to a Global Regime for Dealing with Legal Liability and Compensation for Nuclear Damage
B. McRae

The Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management
W. Tonhauser and O. Jankowitsch-Prevor

The reform of the Paris Convention on Third Party Liability in the Field of Nuclear Energy and of the Brussels Supplementary Convention - An Overview of the Main Features of the Modernisation of the two Conventions
R. Dussart Desart


Last reviewed: 1 January 2018

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