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The CPPNM aims to ensure the safe storage and transport of nuclear materials. It establishes measures to prevent, detect, and punish offences relating to nuclear material.
The CPPNM is the only internationally legally binding undertaking relating to the physical protection of nuclear material used for peaceful purposes.
The CPPNM applies to nuclear materials:
used for peaceful purposes while in international nuclear transport, and
to a limited extent (excluding arts 3 and 4) to domestic use, storage and transport of nuclear materials for peaceful purposes
'Nuclear material' is fully defined in Article 1(a) of CPPNM. Essentially, it covers plutonium and uranium.
'International nuclear transport' means the
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