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|Title:||Convention on Nuclear Safety|
|Alternative Title(s):||Nuclear Safety Convention|
|Entry Into Force Date:||1996-10-24|
|Description:||The 1986 accident at the Chernobyl nuclear plant in the former Soviet Union served as the impetus for this international agreement, which requires parties to apply specified safety principles to the construction, operation and regulation of nuclear power plants within their jurisdiction. The convention also requires the parties to submit periodic reports on the steps they are taking to implement the obligations. The parties meet regularly to review the reports.
The text of the convention is available in HTML (versions in other languages are in PDF), while the reservations and declarations and legal status pages are in PDF.
|Legal Citation:||1963 UNTS 293; S. Treaty Doc. No. 104-6 (1995); 33 ILM 1514 (1994)|
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|Keywords:||International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
|Document Creator:||International Atomic Energy Agency|
|Site Administrator:||International Atomic Energy Agency|