Nuclear Law Bulletin No. 95

Complete issue


Entry into force of the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage: Opening the umbrella by Ben McRae

Towards a new international framework for nuclear safety: Developments from Fukushima to Vienna by Emma Durand-Poudret

Nuclear arbitration: Interpreting non-proliferation agreements by Peter Tzeng

Case law

Slovak Republic

Further developments in cases related to the challenge by Greenpeace Slovakia to the Mochovce nuclear power plant

United States

Judgment of the Nuclear Regulatory Commission denying requests from petitioners to suspend final reactor licensing decisions pending the issuance of a final determination of reasonable assurance of permanent disposal of spent fuel

National legislative and regulatory activities


Liability and compensation


Liability and compensation

Nuclear safety and radiological protection


Organisation and structure


General legislation


Liability and compensation


Liability and compensation


Liability and compensation


General legislation

Transport of radioactive material

Slovak Republic

International co-operation

Liability and compensation


General legislation


Liability and compensation

United States

Radioactive waste management

Intergovernmental organisation activities

European Atomic Energy Community

Non-legally binding instruments

International relations

International Atomic Energy Agency

Convention on Nuclear Safety (CNS)

Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management (JC)

The Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage (CSC)

International Expert Group on Nuclear Liability (INLEX)

Legislative assistance activities

OECD Nuclear Energy Agency

GIF Framework Agreement extended for ten years

Technology Roadmap: Nuclear Energy

Steering Committee Policy Debate: Health Effects of Low-dose Radiation

Multilateral agreements

Documents and legal texts


Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act


Act on Compensation for Nuclear Damage

Act on Indemnity Agreements for Compensation of Nuclear Damage

Slovak Republic

Act on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage and on its Financial Coverage and on Changes and Amendments to Certain Laws

News briefs

29th Plenary meeting of the European Nuclear Safety Regulators Group (ENSREG) – 15 January 2015, Brussels

Third IAEA – EU Senior Officials Meeting, Luxembourg, 4-5 February 2015

International Nuclear Law Association (INLA), 2016 Congress

International Nuclear Law Association (INLA), German Branch, 2015 Nürnberg Conference

Nuclear liability for transport – World Nuclear Transport Institute activities

Recent publications

Key Developments in Environmental Law (2014), by Stanley D. Berger

Nuclear Energy and Liability in South Asia: Institutions, Legal Frameworks and Risk Assessment within SAARC (2015), by M P Ram Mohan

List of correspondents to the Nuclear Law Bulletin

Last reviewed: 1 December 2015