Nuclear Law Bulletin

Nuclear Energy Agency

Frequency :
Semiannual
ISSN :
1609-7378 (online)
ISSN :
0304-341X (print)
DOI :
10.1787/16097378
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Published twice a year, the Nuclear Law Bulletin covers legislative developments in almost 60 countries around the world as well as reporting on relevant jurisprudence and administrative decisions, bilateral and international agreements and regulatory activities of international organisations.

Each issue typically includes the following sections: Articles, Case Law, National Legislative and Regulatory Activities, International Regulatory Activities, Agreements, News Briefs, and a Supplement.

Also available in: French
 

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  17 Mar 2014 News briefs
OECD
Volume 2013 Issue 2 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6713021ec009.pdf
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  17 Mar 2014 Documents and legal texts
OECD

Russian Federation
Federal Law No.170 of 21 November 1995 on the use of atomic energy

Uruguay
Law no.19.056 On the Radiological Protection and Safety of Persons, Property and the Environment

Japan
Third Supplement to Interim Guidelines on Determination of the Scope of Nuclear Damage resulting from the Accident at the Tokyo Electric Power Company Fukushima Daiichi and Daini Nuclear Power Plants (concerning Damages related to Rumour-Related Damage in the Agriculture, Forestry, Fishery and Food Industries)

France and the United States
Joint Statement on Liability for Nuclear Damage

Franco-Russian Nuclear Power Declaration

Volume 2013 Issue 2 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6713021ec008.pdf
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  17 Mar 2014 Multilateral agreements
OECD
Volume 2013 Issue 2 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6713021ec007.pdf
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  17 Mar 2014 Intergovernmental organisation activities
OECD
Volume 2013 Issue 2 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6713021ec006.pdf
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  17 Mar 2014 National legislative and regulatory activities
OECD

Algeria
Nuclear security

Armenia
Nuclear safety and radiological protection

Brazil

Canada
Nuclear security
Liability and compensation

France
Radioactive waste management
International co-operation

Germany
Radioactive waste management

Greece
Management of spent fuel and radioactive waste

Ireland
Transport of radioactive material

Luxembourg
Nuclear safety and radiological protection

Poland
Nuclear safety and radiological protection
Radioactive waste management
General legislation

Portugal
General legislation

Slovak Republic
General legislation Slovenia Nuclear safety and radiological protection

Ukraine
International co-operation

United States
Issuance of Proposed Waste Confidence Rule and Draft Generic Environmental Impact Statement for public comment
Issuance of Final Rule Updating Part 51 and Final License Renewal Generic Environmental Impact Statement Update
Inflation adjustment to the Price-Anderson Act Financial Protection Regulations

Uruguay
Nuclear safety and radiological protection

Volume 2013 Issue 2 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6713021ec005.pdf
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  17 Mar 2014 Case law
OECD

France
Conseil d’État decision, 28 June 2013, refusing to suspend operation of the Fessenheim nuclear power plant

Slovak Republic
New developments including the Supreme Court’s judgment in a matter involving Greenpeace Slovakia’s claims regarding the Mochovce nuclear power plant
New developments in the matter involving Greenpeace’s demands for information under the Freedom of Information Act

Switzerland
Judgment of the Federal Supreme Court in the matter of the Département fédéral de l’environnement, des transports, de l’énergie et de la communication (DETEC) against Ursula Balmer-Schafroth and others on consideration of admissibility of a request to withdraw the operating licence for the Mühleberg nuclear power plant

United States
Judgment of the Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit granting petition for writ of mandamus ordering US Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC) to resume Yucca Mountain licensing
Judgment of the Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit invalidating two Vermont statutes as pre-empted by the Atomic Energy Act Judgment of the NRC on transferring Shieldalloy site to New Jersey’s jurisdiction

Volume 2013 Issue 2 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6713021ec004.pdf
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  17 Mar 2014 Nuclear law and environmental law in the licensing of nuclear installations
Christian Raetzke

Large nuclear installations can have a considerable impact on the environment, both in actual terms, due to the construction and operation of the plant and in potential terms, related to the risk of an accident. A considerable part of the multiple authorisation processes required to develop a large nuclear project is devoted to addressing the possible impact on the environment.

Volume 2013 Issue 2 Click to Access: 
    http://oecd.metastore.ingenta.com/content/6713021ec003.pdf
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