Nuclear energy

Nuclear energy guidance:

TitleConvention on Third Party Liability in the Field of Nuclear Energy (Paris Convention) Parties16 parties Revisions1963 Convention Supplementary to the Paris...

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TitleConvention on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage (Vienna Convention) Parties38 parties Revisions1997 Protocol (see Practice Note: 1997 Protocol to the 1963 Vienna...

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TitleConvention on the Physical Protection of Nuclear Material (CPPNM) Parties156 parties Revisions2005 Amendment (entered into force 8 May 2015) LocationVienna, Austria...

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Snapshot of the Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treaty Title Comprehensive Nuclear Test Ban Treat (CTBT) Parties183 signed. 162 ratified Signatories Adopted10 September...

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Snapshot of the 1997 Protocol to Amend the Vienna Convention on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage TitleProtocol to Amend the Vienna Convention on Civil liability for...

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TitleProtocol to Amend the 1963 Vienna Convention on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Parties13 parties Adopted12 September 1997 Came into force4 October 2003...

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Snapshot on the 1986 Convention on Assistance in the Case of a Nuclear Accident or Radiological Emergency Title1986 Convention on Assistance in the Case of a Nuclear...

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Snapshot of Convention on Nuclear Safety 1994 TitleConvention on Nuclear Safety Parties85 LocationVienna Adopted17 June 1994 Came into force24 October 1996 SubjectSafety...

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1 What is Euratom? The Treaty establishing the European Atomic Energy Community (‘the Euratom Treaty’) was signed in 1957 by six founding States (Belgium, France,...

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Radioactive substance regulations The principal legislation governing the keeping, use, accumulation and disposal of radioactive substances (including radiation sources...

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This Practice Note tracks recent developments relating to certain high-profile UK infrastructure and energy projects. Crossrail (the Elizabeth line) Railway between...

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Brexit impact This content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For information on how leaving the EU will affect the Great Britain’s (GB)...

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Relevant articles The Journal of World Energy Law and Business (JWELB) is the official journal of The Association of International Petroleum Negotiators (AIPN) and...

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Introduction A thorough understanding of various risks faced by nuclear projects is critical for not only the project company (and its investors) but also for other key...

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Brexit impact This content is likely to be impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU. For information on how leaving the EU will affect the Great Britain’s (GB)...

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What is nuclear decommissioning? Decommissioning is the process of dealing with redundant nuclear facilities that have reached the end of their operational life. Nuclear...

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