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Title: Treaty Banning Nuclear Weapon Tests in the Atmosphere, in Outer Space and under Water
Alternative Title(s): Nuclear Test Ban Treaty
Available From: http://www.un.org/disarmament/WMD/Nuclear/pdf/Partial_Ban_Treaty.pdf
http://www.state.gov/t/isn/4797.htm#treaty
Conclusion Date: 1963-08-05
Entry Into Force Date: 1963-10-10
Description: This Treaty prohibits states parties from carrying out any nuclear weapon explosion in the atmosphere, beyond its limits, including outer space; or under water, including territorial waters or high seas; or in any other place if such explosion causes radioactive debris to be present outside the territorial limits of the State conducting the explosion.
Legal Citation: 480 UNTS 43, 14 UST 1313, 2 ILM 889 (1963)
EISIL Categories: Home > Use of Force > Arms Control & Disarmament > Nuclear Weapons
Home > International Air, Space & Water > Air & Aviation
Home > International Air, Space & Water > Space
Home > International Air, Space & Water > Water
Keywords: arms control
nuclear energy
oceans
space
Language(s): English
Site Administrator: The Fletcher School, Tufts University
ginnref@tufts.edu


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