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Title: Convention on Nuclear Safety
Alternative Title(s): Nuclear Safety Convention
Available From: http://www.iaea.org/Publications/Documents/Infcircs/Others/inf449.shtml
Conclusion Date: 1994-06-17
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)
EISIL Categories: Home > International Environmental Law > Nuclear Energy
Keywords: International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)
nuclear energy
Language(s): Arabic
Chinese
English
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Document Creator: International Atomic Energy Agency
info@iaea.org
Site Administrator: International Atomic Energy Agency
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