Nuclear Law Bulletin No. 87

Complete issue


International nuclear law in the 25 years between Chernobyl and Fukushimaand beyond by Selma Kuş

Regulatory and institutional framework in Japan against the background of Fukushima by the Legal Affairs Section of the NEA

Legal and regulatory aspects of long-term operation of nuclear power plants in OECD member countries by Sam Emmerechts, Christian Raetzkeand Benjamin Okra

Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage (CSC) and harmonisation of nuclear liability law within the European Union by Ben McRae

Case law


Decision of the Administrative Court in Strasbourg on the permanent shutdown of the Fessenheim nuclear power plant

United States

Judgment of a US Court of Appeals on public access to sensitive securityinformation and consideration of the environmental impacts of terroristattacks on nuclear facilities

Judgment of a US District Court on an exemption from fire safety regulations

National legislative and regulatory activities


Amendment of the Act on classification and security clearances, certifications and security notifications

Czech Republic

Resolution of the government of the Czech Republic on the time schedule ofpreparatory works for enlarging the nuclear power plant TemelĂ­n


Temporary Amendment to the Nuclear Liability Act


Merchant Shipping Act


Emergency Ordinance on the identification, designation and protection ofcritical infrastructures

Emergency Ordinance on the control regime of dual-use items

Amendment to the Act on the safe conduct of nuclear activities

Nuclear safety norms on design and construction of nuclear power plants andnuclear safety norms on siting of nuclear power plants

United Kingdom

Establishment of the Office for Nuclear Regulation

United States

Waste Confidence Decision and Rule Update

Response to recent events in Japan

News briefs

European Atomic Energy Community

EU response to the nuclear accident in Japan

14th and 15th plenary meetings of ENSREG

International Symposium on Standards, Applications and Quality Assurance in Medical Radiation Dosimetry

International Atomic Energy Agency

Fifth review meeting of the Convention on Nuclear Safety

International Expert Group on Nuclear Liability

Open-ended meeting of technical and legal experts on the Code of Conducton the Safety and Security of Radioactive Sources

Ministerial conference on nuclear safety

International Nuclear Law Association

20th Nuclear Inter Jura

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development

50th anniversary

OECD Nuclear Energy Agency

G8-G20 extended meeting on nuclear energy

New education programme in international nuclear law

NEA membership


List of correspondents

Last reviewed: 6 May 2013