The Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage—snapshot
Produced in partnership with Herbert Smith Freehills
The Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage—snapshot

The following Environment guidance note Produced in partnership with Herbert Smith Freehills provides comprehensive and up to date legal information covering:

  • The Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage—snapshot
  • Current status of the Convention on Supplementary Compensation on Nuclear Damage
  • Aims of the CSC
  • Liability
  • Exclusive jurisdiction
  • Compensation
  • Definition of 'nuclear damage'
  • US—France Joint Statement

Title Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage
Signatories 19
Entered into force Argentina, Ghana (accession), India, Japan, Montenegro (accession), Morocco, Romania, United Arab Emirates, United States of America
Signed Australia, Canada, Czech Republic, Indonesia, Italy, Lebanon, Lithuania, Mauritius, Peru, Philippines, Senegal, Ukraine
Related legislation 1960 Paris Convention Third Party Liability in the Field of Nuclear Energy (the 'Paris Convention')
1963 Vienna Convention on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage (the 'Vienna Convention')
Adopted 12 September 1997
Opened for signature 29 September 1997
Came into force 15 April 2015
Subject Nuclear liability

Current status of the Convention on Supplementary Compensation on Nuclear Damage

In order for the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage ('CSC') to come into force, it must have been ratified by at least five countries with a combined nuclear generating capacity