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Agreement between the Government of the Russian Federation and the Government of Germany on liability for the nuclear damage

Document type
Bilateral
Field of application
Regional/restricted
Date
Jun 8, 1998
Source
FAO, FAOLEX;  IUCN (ID: TRE-150849)
Title (Other)

СОГЛАШЕНИЕ МЕЖДУ ПРАВИТЕЛЬСТВОМ РОССИЙСКОЙ ФЕДЕРАЦИИ И ПРАВИТЕЛЬСТВОМ ФЕДЕРАТИВНОЙ РЕСПУБЛИКИ ГЕРМАНИЯ ОБ ОТВЕТСТВЕННОСТИ ЗА ЯДЕРНЫЙ УЩЕРБ В СВЯЗИ С ПОСТАВКАМИ ИЗ ФЕДЕРАТИВНОЙ РЕСПУБЛИКИ ГЕРМАНИЯ ДЛЯ ЯДЕРНЫХ УСТАНОВОК В РОССИЙСКОЙ ФЕДЕРАЦИИ

Place of adoption
Bonn
Language
Russian
Entry into force
Jun 8, 1998
Subject
Environment gen.
Keyword
Liability/compensation Radiation Nuclear energy International agreement-text Radioactive pollution
Abstract

The purpose of the present Agreement shall be to promote cooperation in the sphere of peaceful use of nuclear and radiation safety of the nuclear power stations in the Russian Federation. The Agreement regulates the issues of liability for the damage in case nuclear accident related to the supply of radioactive materials by Germany for the nuclear power stations in the Russian Federation (art. 1). Supply of nuclear materials includes transport thereof in special containers from Germany to the territory of the Russian Federation (art. 2). The Russian Federation shall not present a claim for nuclear damaged related to nuclear accident to Germany and suppliers unless nuclear damage or nuclear accidents have been purposefully caused by Germany or by suppliers and the Russian Federation of liability and compensation claims. The present Article does not exclude voluntary compensation of damages by the Parties according to their national legislation (art. 3).

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