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Nuclear Law

The Global Debate

  • On pages 205 and 216, the correct text is “… the IAEA is not limited to access to information about nuclear material which has been declared by the State, or to locations where such material has been declared to the Agency.”

  • This book is open access, which means that you have free and unlimited access.

  • IAEA DG and leading experts discuss nuclear law- safety, security, safeguards, and liability

  • Curated by the IAEA, the leading voice in nuclear law and depositary of the international instruments in nuclear law

  • Focuses on current issues in the field and identifies potential areas for further development

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Table of contents (15 chapters)

  1. Front Matter

    Pages i-viii
  2. Nuclear Law: The Global Debate

    • Rafael Mariano Grossi
    Pages 1-27Open Access
  3. Nuclear Laws for Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy

    • Deng Ge
    Pages 29-43Open Access
  4. Milestones in Nuclear Law: A Journey in Nuclear Regulation

    • Stephen Burns
    Pages 55-73Open Access
  5. Strengthening the Global Nuclear Safety Regime

    • Richard Meserve
    Pages 75-84Open Access
  6. Legal Imputation of Radiation Harm to Radiation Exposure Situations

    • Abel Julio González
    Pages 141-159Open Access
  7. Building a Nuclear Security Regime: Questions to Be Asked

    • Régine Gaucher, Thomas Languin, Erik Ducousso
    Pages 173-203Open Access
  8. Safeguards for the Future

    • Trevor Findlay
    Pages 223-247Open Access
  9. Nuclear Liability and Post-Fukushima Developments

    • Steven McIntosh
    Pages 249-269Open Access

About this book

This open access book traces the journey of nuclear law: its origins, how it has developed, where it is now, and where it is headed. As a discipline, this highly specialized body of law makes it possible for us to benefit from the life-saving applications of nuclear science and technology, including diagnosing cancer as well as avoiding and mitigating the effects of climate change. This book seeks to give readers a glimpse into the future of nuclear law, science and technology. It intends to provoke thought and discussion about how we can maximize the benefits and minimize the risks inherent in nuclear science and technology. This compilation of essays presents a global view in discipline as well as in geography. The book is aimed at representatives of governments—including regulators, policymakers and lawmakers—as well representatives of international organizations and the legal and insurance sectors. It will be of interest to all those keen to better understand the role of law in enabling the safe, secure, and peaceful use of nuclear technology around the world.

The contributions in this book are written by leading experts, including the IAEA’s Director General, and discuss the four branches of nuclear law—safety, security, safeguards and nuclear liability—and the interaction of nuclear law with other fields of national and international law.



Keywords

  • Open Access
  • Nuclear Law
  • Nuclear safety
  • Radioactive waste
  • Radiation exposure
  • Nuclear security
  • Safeguards
  • Nuclear liability
  • Nuclear technology
  • Sustainable Development Goals/Climate Change
  • Nuclear New Build

Editors and Affiliations

  • International Atomic Energy Agency, Vienna, Austria

    International Atomic Energy Agency

About the editor

The contributions in this book are written by leading experts, including the IAEA’s Director General, and discuss the four branches of nuclear law—safety, security, safeguards and nuclear liability—and the interaction of nuclear law with other fields of national and international law.

Bibliographic Information

Buying options

Softcover Book USD 49.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)
Hardcover Book USD 59.99
Price excludes VAT (USA)