Nuclear Law Bulletin

Nuclear Energy Agency

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.

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National Legislative and Regulatory Activities

Nuclear Energy Agency


Amendment to the Criminal Code (2004)


Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation (ANSTO) Amendment Act (2006)

Commonwealth Radioactive Waste Management Legislation Amendment Act (2006)


Amendments to the Radiation Act and Radiation Decree (2005)


Decree on Securing Financing for Nuclear Charges (2007)

Decree Licensing the Construction of the Basic Nuclear Installation “Flamanville 3” Comprising an EPR Reactor (2007)


Amendment to the Act on Preventive Radiation Protection (2006)

Administrative Provisions on the Supervision of Environmental Radioactivity (2006)

Ordinance on Radioactive Drugs (2007) 

Amendment to the Ordinance on the Treatment of Foodstuffs with Radiation (2006)

European Agreement Relating to the International Transportation of Dangerous Goods by Road (ADR) (2006)

Ordinance on the Transportation of Dangerous Goods by Road and Rail (2006)

Ordinance to Amend the RID Regulations (2006)

Ordinance on the Transportation of Dangerous Goods on the Rhine and Mosel Rivers (2006)

Amendments to the 1961 Foreign Trade Act and to the 1993 Foreign Trade Ordinance (2006)


Regulations in the Field of Radiation Protection (2003)


Decree on Nuclear Reactor Licensing (2006)


Carriage of Dangerous Goods by Road Act 1998 (Appointment of Competent Authorities) Order (2006)


Decree on Emergency Planning with Regard to the Transport of Radioactive and Fissile Materials (2006)


Covenant Between the Government and the Borssele Operator Concerning the Life Extension (2006)

New Zealand

Consolidated Edition of the 1965 Radiation Protection Act (2005)


Regulation on Ionising Radiation Sources (2006)


Decision Approving the Structure and Organisation of the Romanian Nuclear Agency (2007)

Amendment of the 2003 Decision Approving the Internal Rules of the National Commission for the Control of Nuclear Activities (CNCAN) (2007)

Amendment of the 2003 Ordinance on the Management of Spent Nuclear Fuel and Radioactive Waste, including Final Disposal (2007)

Russian Federation

Act on Administrative and Property Management of the Civilian Nuclear Energy Sector (2007)

Slovak Republic

Amendment of the Atomic Act (2007)


Regulation on Monitoring of Radioactivity (2007)

South Africa

Regulations on the Contents of the Annual Public Report (2006)

Regulations on the Keeping of Records (2006)

Regulations on Safety Standards and Regulatory Practices (2006)


Amendment to the Act and Ordinance on Nuclear Activities (2006)

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