This document contains the following information: Joint convention on the safety of spent fuel management and on the safety of radioactive waste management: adopted at Vienna on 5 September 1997.
The United Kingdom instrument of ratification was deposited on 12 March 2001 and the Joint convention entered into force for the United Kingdom on 18 June 2001. The Joint convention was previously published as Miscellaneous No. 9 (200) Cm. 4672 (ISBN 9780101467223).
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