Provisions of the Act

Print edition : February 20, 2015

Provisions of Concern to suppliers in the Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Act (2010).

Article 17: The operator of the nuclear installation, after paying for the compensation for nuclear damage…, shall have a right of recourse where:

(a) such right is expressly provided for in a contract in writing;

(b) the nuclear incident has resulted as a consequence of an act of supplier or his employee, which includes supply of equipment or material with patent or latent defects or substandard services;

(c) the nuclear incident has resulted from the act of commission or omission of an individual done with the intent to cause nuclear damage.

Article 46: The provisions of this Act shall be in addition to, and not in derogation of, any other law for the time being in force, and nothing contained herein shall exempt the operator from any proceeding which might, apart from this Act, be instituted against such operator.