The following Energy practice note Produced in partnership with Ian Truman of Burges Salmon provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:
The Convention on Nuclear Safety (the ‘Convention’) was adopted on 17 June 1994 by a diplomatic conference convened by the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA), and entered into force on 24 October 1996. Its aim was to legally commit participating states operating land-based nuclear power plants to maintain a high level of safety by setting international benchmarks to which states would subscribe.
The Convention results from co-operation between governments, national nuclear safety regulators and the IAEA in the aftermath of the Three Mile Island and Chernobyl accidents. It forms part of the international legal framework governing nuclear safety and security, including the Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management (see Practice Note: Joint Convention on the Safety of Spent Fuel Management and on the Safety of Radioactive Waste Management 1997—snapshot), the Convention on the Early Notification of a Nuclear Accident (see Practice Note: Vienna Convention on Early Notification of Nuclear Accidents 1986—snapshot), the Convention on Assistance in the Case of a Nuclear Accident or Radiological Emergency (see Practice Note: Convention on Assistance in the Case of a Nuclear Accident or Radiological Emergency 1986—snapshot), the
**Trials are provided to all LexisPSL and LexisLibrary content, excluding Practice Compliance, Practice Management and Risk and Compliance, subscription packages are tailored to your specific needs. To discuss trialling these LexisPSL services please email customer service via our online form. Free trials are only available to individuals based in the UK. We may terminate this trial at any time or decide not to give a trial, for any reason. Trial includes one question to LexisAsk during the length of the trial.
To view the latest version of this document and thousands of others like it, sign-in to LexisPSL or register for a free trial.
Existing user? Sign-in
Take a free trial
Involuntary manslaughter—introductionManslaughter can be classified as either voluntary or involuntary. Voluntary manslaughter consists of those killings which would be murder (because the accused has the relevant mental element—hence the label voluntary manslaughter) but which are reduced to
What is a third party debt order (TPDO)?Third party debt orders were previously known as 'garnishee' orders and operated under the regime provided for in CCR Ord 30 and RSC Ord 49 (now revoked). Although the rules in CPR 72 are new, many of the principles with which they are concerned are well
A certificate of title (also known as a certificate on title) is a particular species of report on title.When solicitors are instructed to investigate title to land (for instance, when land is being acquired or offered up as security), they will write a report on title for their client, which sets
This Practice Note considers the legal concept of mistake in contract law. It examines common mistake, mutual mistake, unilateral mistake, mistake as to identity and mistake as to the document signed (non est factum). It also considers the impact of each of these types of mistake on the contract and
0330 161 1234
To view our latest legal guidance content,sign-in to Lexis®PSL or register for a free trial.