Legal and regulatory aspects of long-term operation of nuclear power plants in OECD member countries

Emmerechts, Sam; Raetzke, Christian; Okra, Benjamin
June 2011
Nuclear Law Bulletin;2011, Issue 87, p45
The article focuses on the legal and regulatory aspects of long-term operation of nuclear power plants in Organization for Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) member countries. It addresses the authorisation process for long-term operation of power plants and explains the different approaches regarding license validity. It analyses the appeal for decision on long-term operation and financial compensation. It examines if the safety standards at the time of operation is still applicable.


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