Nuclear Law Bulletin No. 82

Complete issue

Topical Section on the U.S.-India Nuclear Co-operation


U.S.-India Nuclear Cooperation and Non-Proliferation by Yash Thomas Mannully

Summary Notes

United States

Legislation approving the U.S.-India 123 Agreement (2008)

International Atomic Energy Agency

Approval of India safeguards agreement by IAEA Board of Governors (2008)

Nuclear Suppliers Group

Statement on civil nuclear co-operation with India (2008)


Joint Statement Between President George W. Bush and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh of 18 July 2005 (2005)

India's Separation Plan (2006)

U.S.-India Nuclear Cooperation Agreement (2007)

IAEA-India Safeguards Agreement (2008)

NSG's Statement on Civil Nuclear Cooperation with India (2008)


Section 123 of the U.S. Atomic Energy Act


Environmental Law and Nuclear Law: A Growing Symbiosis by Sam Emmerechts

Case law


Brunswick News Inc. v Her Majesty the Queen in the Right of the Province of New Brunswick denying release of nuclear power feasibility study (2008)


Judgement of the Federal Administration Court on the so-called "Biblis-obligations" (2008)

United States

Judgement of the U.S. Court of Federal Claims on the interpretation of the U.S. Department of Energy's Standard Contract (2008)

Summary Order of the U.S. Court of Appeals on petitions for revision of Nuclear Regulatory Commission regulations (2008)

National legislative and regulatory activities


Act on the Use of Atomic Energy (2008)


Safety guideline on final disposal of radioactive waste in a deep geological repository (2008)

Decree concerning the procedures applicable to foreign spent nuclear fuel and radioactive waste reprocessing (2008)


Amendment to the 1986 Act on Preventive Protection of the Public Against Radiation (2008)

Order on the International Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Rail (2008)

Act on the 2004 Protocols to Amend the Paris Convention and the Brussels Supplementary Convention; Act to Amend the Atomic Energy Act (2008)


Energy Policy 2007-2020 Framework Strategy (2008)


Regulation on licensing of uses of ionizing radiation sources and nuclear materials (2008)


Implementing law on urgent provisions for economic development etc. (2008)


Law on the Environment (2008)


Decision on the organisational structure of the Nuclear Agency (2008)

Decision on the selection of the investors of Units 3 and 4 of Cernavoda NPP (2008)

Consolidated version the Civil Protection Law (2008)

National strategy for preventing emergency situations (2008)

National strategy for information sharing and communication in the event of an emergency (2008)

Russian Federation

Decree transferring responsibilities to the Ministry of Natural Resources and Ecology (2008)

Slovak Republic

Transposition of Council Directive 2006/117/Euratom (2008)


Decree creating the state enterprise "Nuclear Fuel" (2008)

Amendment to the law on radioactive waste management (2008)

United Kingdom

New Ministry for Energy and Climate Change (2008)

United States

Next generation nuclear plant licensing strategy (2008)

Public health and environmental radiation protection standards for Yucca Mountain, Nevada (2008)

Inflation adjustment to the Price-Anderson Act (2008)



Act on the Use of Atomic Energy (2008)

Decree on steps to be taken for the construction of a nuclear power plant (2007)

Regulation on the Department for Nuclear Safety and Radiation Protection of the Ministry for Emergency Situations of the Republic of Belarus (2007)

Resolution of the Security Council on the development of nuclear power generation (2008)


Act Creating the Nuclear Safety Council, consolidated text (2007)

International regulatory activities

International Atomic Energy Agency

Guidance on the Import and Export of Radioactive Sources supplementary to the Code of Conduct on the Safety and Security of Radioactive Sources (2008)

52nd IAEA General Conference (2008)

Bilateral & Multilateral agreements

Bilateral agreements

Multilateral agreements

Bibliography and news briefs


NEA New Publication: Nuclear Energy Outlook (2008)

NEA Online Publication: Nuclear Legislation in OECD Countries (2008)

European Atomic Energy Community

Second Strategic Energy Review & Update of the Nuclear Illustrative Programme (2008)

Meetings of the High Level Group on Nuclear Safety and Waste Management (2008)

Third plenary meeting of the European Nuclear Energy Forum (2008)

G8 & Hokkaido Summit

Joint Statement by G8 Heads of State, Hokkaido, Japan (2008)

International Atomic Energy Agency

International Expert Group on Nuclear Liability (2008)

International Nuclear Law Association

2009 Nuclear Inter Jura Biennial Congress in Toronto

International Radiation Protection Association

12th International Congress (2008)

International School of Nuclear Law

2009 Session of the ISNL

World Institute for Nuclear Security

World Institute for Nuclear Security launched (2008)

World Nuclear University

Summer Institute and regional sessions (2008)

List of correspondents

Last reviewed: 10 June 2010