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Nuclear Law: The Law Applying to Nuclear Installations and Radioactive Substances in its Historic Context 2nd ed

ISBN13: 9781841138572
Previous Edition ISBN: 0421538805
Published: March 2010
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: £130.00

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This book is a practical guide to the international, EC and UK law applying to the peaceful uses of nuclear energy and radioactive substances.

The first edition was produced, by Sweet & Maxwell, in 1997, and given the renaissance of interest in nuclear power in the UK this new, updated and much expanded edition is timely.

It will cover the law relating to:-

  • the permitting and operation of nuclear power stations,
  • the decommissioning and clean-up of former nuclear facilities,
  • the management of radioactive waste and spent fuel,
  • liability and insurance, and the security and transport of radioactive materials.
Readers will find a clear framework explaining the development and application of nuclear law, and how domestic law is based on and influenced by international and European requirements.

Environmental Law, Energy and Natural Resources Law
Chapter 1 Introduction
Chapter 2 International Aspects
Chapter 3 Euratom
Chapter 7 Radiological Protection
Chapter 4 Licensing
Chapter 5 New Build
Chapter 6 Liability
Chapter 8 Safeguards and Security
Chapter 9 Use of Radioactive Substances
Chapter 10 Transport
Chapter 11 Decommissioning
Chapter 12 Radioactive Waste

Appendix 1 The Nuclear Installations Act 1965
Appendix 2 Standard Nuclear Site Licence Conditions
Appendix 3 Convention on Nuclear Safety
Appendix 4 Paris Convention on Third Party Liability Consolidated Version, as amended by 1964, 1982 and 2004 Protocols