Nuclear Law Bulletin No. 86

Complete issue


Between Shadow and Light: The Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons Forty Years On by Abdelwahab Biad

Competition Law and the Nuclear Sector: An EU Outlook by Miguel Sousa Ferro

The Brussels I Regulation and Liability for Nuclear Damage by Jakub Handrlica

Deliberations on Compensation and Remediation of Nuclear Damage to the Environment by Norbert Pelzer

International Court of Justice on Potential Transboundary Damage and its Consequences in Nuclear Law by Marie Cletienne

Case law


Criminal Court decision respecting attempted export of nuclear-related dual use items to Iran: Her Majesty the Queen vs Yadegari (2010)

Czech Republic

Supreme Administrative Court on the legal status of CEZ (2010)

National legislative and regulatory activities


Amendment to the Act on the Safe Use of Nuclear Energy (2010)


Law on the new organisation of the electricity market (2010)


Amendment to the Atomic Energy Act extending the operating lifetime of nuclear power plants (2010)

Amendment to the Reliability Assessment Ordinance (2010)

Amendment to the Ordinance on Persons Responsible for Nuclear Safety and on Reportable Events (2010)

Amendment to the Environmental Impact Assessment Act (2010)


Decree transposing European Council Directive 2006/117/Euratom (2010)


Civil Nuclear Liability Act (2010)


Amendment to Article 35 of Law 111/1996 regarding new tasks of CNCAN (2010)

Order approving norms regarding the radiological monitoring or recyclable metal materials (2010)


Establishment of the Agency for Radiation Protection and Nuclear Safety (2009)


Rules on operational safety of radiation and nuclear facilities (2009)

Rules on radiation and nuclear safety factors (2009)

Act on Liability for Nuclear Damage (2010)


Abolishment of the Act on phasing out of nuclear energy (2010)

Act on Liability and Compensation for Nuclear Damage (2010)

United States

Final rule on the independent storage of spent nuclear fuel (2010)

Status of the high-level waste repository programme (2010)

Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability and Divestment Act (2010)

Final rule on the export and import of nuclear equipment and material (2010)

International regulatory activities

International Atomic Energy Agency

54th IAEA General Conference

Bilateral and Multilateral agreements


IAEA – Handbook on Nuclear Law, Implementing Legislation (2010)

News briefs

European Atomic Energy Community

Communication from the Commission to the European Parliament and the Council on medical applications of ionizing radiation and security of supply of radioisotopes for nuclear medicine (2010)

BNLA-EC Workshop on Prospects of a Civil Nuclear Liability Regime in the EU (2010)

European Nuclear Safety Training and Tutoring Institute

Creation of new training institute (2010)

International Atomic Energy Agency

Global Nuclear Fuel Bank (2010)

International Nuclear Law Association

20th Nuclear Inter Jura (2011) Conference organised by German branch of INLA (2011)

OECD Nuclear Energy Agency

New education programme in international nuclear law (2011)

OECD and NEA membership (2010)

United Nations

Review conference of the parties to the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons (2010)

List of correspondents

Last reviewed: 6 August 2012