- to increase the amount of the nuclear damage
guarantee repeatedly, in line with EC recommendations and practice in European countries;
Release date- 21082019 - On August 22, we received a funding grant of 16.0 billion yen from the Nuclear Damage
Compensation and Decommissioning Facilitation Corporation (hereinafter referred to as NDF) based on the revision of the Special Business Plan which was approved on April 23, 2019.
It has referred two draft regulations -- Civil Liability System for Nuclear Damage
and Nuclear and Radiation Control System -- to the Shura Council, for consideration.
It has referred two draft regulations - Civil Liability System for Nuclear Damage
and Nuclear and Radiation Control System - to the Shura Council, for consideration.
In an effort to compensate victims of the FNPP meltdown, the Japanese government developed a comprehensive scheme to deal with the millions of claims resulting from the FNPP leak, giving claimants the option to submit a claim directly to TEPCO, to the newly established Nuclear Damage
Claim Dispute Resolution Center, or to a Japanese court.
It is accepted worldwide that national nuclear plant operators are accountable in the event of accidents, but India's Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage
Act, 2010, and Rule 24 of the Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage
Rules, 2011, provide for the right of recourse, pursuit of which would involve foreign enterprises, be they suppliers or operators, being held liable for damages.
The work will assist the Nuclear Damage
Compensation and Decommissioning Facilitation Corporation (NDF) in developing a long-term waste management strategy for the site which was hit by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami.
In 2012, with respect to the nuclear liability regime, the UAE ratified the Protocol to Amend the Vienna Convention on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage
of 1997 and the Joint Protocol Relating to the Application of the Vienna Convention and the Paris Convention of 1988.
In a detailed paper on 'frequently asked questions' dealing with contentious issues including liability, compensation and right of recourse in case of a nuclear accident, the External Affairs Ministry said, "There is no proposal to amend the Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage
(CLND) Act or the Rules." The foreign suppliers of the reactors cannot be sued for the damages by victims of a nuclear accident but can be held liable by the operator who has the right of recourse that could be operationalised through the contract between the operator and the supplier, they said.
Ironically, Bharatiya Janata Party, then in opposition, had forced a stringent liability civil liability nuclear damage
(CLND) Act 2010, in the Parliament, along with the Left parties.
The Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage
Act sets the maximum compensation that can be sought from the operator in case of a nuclear accident at Rs 500 crore ($83 million).