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Nuclear Law Bulletin, Volume 2011 Issue 1: (Complete Edition)

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The Nuclear Law Bulletin is a unique international publication for both professionals and academics in the field of nuclear law. It provides subscribers with authoritative and comprehensive information on nuclear law developments. Published twice a year in both English and French, it features topical articles written by renowned legal experts, covers legislative developments worldwide and reports on relevant case law, bilateral and international agreements as well as regulatory activities of international organisations. Feature articles in this issue address the 25th¬†anniversary of the Chernobyl accident, Japanese legislation in light of the Fukushima Daiichi accident and the long‐term operation of nuclear power plants.


‐International nuclear law in the 25 years between Chernobyl and Fukushima and beyond... by Selma Kus

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

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

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



‐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 security information and consideration of the environmental impacts of terrorist attacks on nuclear facilities

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



‐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 of preparatory works for enlarging the nuclear power plant Temel√≠n


‐Temporary Amendment to the Nuclear Liability Act


‐Merchant Shipping Act


‐Emergency Ordinance on the identification, designation and protection of critical 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 and nuclear 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


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 Conduct on 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



Document Type: Review Article

Publication date: 2011-07-01

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