Nuclear energy

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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—Euratom and the UK Nuclear Sector This Practice Note contains information on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU at 11 pm on 31 January...

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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—Euratom and the UK Nuclear Sector This Practice Note contains information on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU at 11 pm on 31 January...

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Brexit impact— Euratom and the UK Nuclear Sector This Practice Note contains information on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU on 11pm on 31 January...

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What is nuclear energy? Nuclear energy is the energy derived from the core (the 'nucleus') of an atom. Nuclear power plants split uranium atoms inside a nuclear reactor...

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Energy National Policy Statement NPS consultation National Policy Statements (NPSs) are statutory documents published in accordance with the Planning Act 2008, which set...

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Background Nuclear power has been produced commercially in the UK since the 1950s and grew out of the policy need for a nuclear deterrent. The UK currently has 15...

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Requirement for a nuclear site licence A nuclear site licence (licence) is required under the Nuclear Installations Act 1965 (NuIA 1965) to use any site for the purpose...

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Brexit impact—Euratom and the UK Nuclear Sector This Practice Note contains information on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU at 11 pm on 31 January...

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Brexit impact—Euratom and the UK Nuclear Sector This Practice Note contains information on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU on 11pm on 31 January 2020...

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Certain activities involving the receipt, storage, use and disposal of radioactive material and radioactive waste are governed by an environmental permit issued under...

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Brexit impact—Euratom and the UK Nuclear Sector This Practice Note contains information on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU at 11 pm on 31 January...

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Brexit impact—Euratom and the UK Nuclear Sector This Practice Note contains information on subjects impacted by the UK’s withdrawal from the EU at 11 pm on 31 January...

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Brexit impact As of exit day (31 January 2020) the UK is no longer an EU Member State. However, in accordance with the Withdrawal Agreement, the UK has entered an...

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