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40th Parliament, 2nd Session
January 26, 2009 - December 30, 2009
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An Act respecting civil liability and compensation for damage in case of a nuclear incident
Short Title
Nuclear Liability and Compensation Act
Last Stage Completed
Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons (2009-06-01)
Progress: Second Reading and Referral to Committee in the House of Commons
Further Reading
Reading List
  • Perspective on the Pros and Cons of a Pooling-type Approach to Nuclear Third Party Liability. Carroll, Simon. Nuclear Law Bulletin, no 81:75-97, 2008
  • Revised Paris and Vienna Nuclear Liability Conventions -- Challenges for Nuclear Insurers. Tetley, Mark. Nuclear Law Bulletin, no. 77:27-39, 2006
  • The Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage: Catalyst for a Global Nuclear Liability Regime. McRae, Ben. Nuclear Law Bulletin, no. 79:17-35, 2007
Party Press Releases
Related Links
  • Canadian Nuclear Association
  • Canadian Nuclear FAQ
  • Canadian Nuclear Safety Commission
  • Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage (June 2009) World Nuclear Association
  • Nuclear Legislation in OECD Countries - Canada
  • The Historical Origins of Canada's Nuclear Liability Act
  • Vienna Convention on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage: Background International Atomic Energy Agency
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