International Journal of Nuclear Law
- Editor in Chief
- Associate Prof. Jakub Handrlica
- ISSN online
- ISSN print
- 4 issues per year
The matrix of laws and regulation which were established at the beginning of the nuclear industry does not lend itself to uniform categorisation. Nuclear law is in a continuous state of flux in order to adjust to technological developments and to manage the issues associated with their use. Considered as a reference work for both professionals and academics in the field of nuclear law, IJNucL provides up-to-date information on all major developments falling within the domain of nuclear law.
Topics covered include
- Origins, uniqueness of nuclear law
- Legislative process
- Regulatory bodies, licensing, inspection, enforcement
- Radiation protection, emergency preparedness/responses
- Nuclear safety/regulation/prevention; management of nuclear accidents
- Convention on Nuclear Safety and the Concept of Nuclear Safety Culture
- Convention on Early Notification and the Convention on Assistance
- Trade/transport of nuclear materials/equipment
- Specificity of nuclear trade rules
- Constraints imposed on international nuclear trade by nuclear export control regimes
- Competition/deregulation: competition law in the nuclear field
- Reliability of contractual relations in international nuclear trade
- Legal status of repositories for long-lived radioactive waste
- Nuclear liability/cover
- International law issues raised by global terrorism
The goals of IJNucL are to provide a forum for thoughtful analysis focusing on issues of concern to nuclear law and regulations, to arrange for and promote studies and the knowledge of legal problems related to the peaceful use of nuclear energy under the special aspects of the protection of man and his environment, to help promote the exchange of information and to contribute the development of legislation governing the peaceful uses of nuclear energy. IJNucL will draw together, analyse and propagate on a world-wide basis, information on nuclear legislation, jurisprudence, international agreements, other relevant developments in the field of nuclear law.
Managers, legal practitioners, judges and academics, researchers, scholars, law firms, university law libraries, policy-makers, government agencies and departments, institutions.
IJNucL will publish high quality theoretical and practical issues, critical analysis of current issues from a wide variety of topics refereed and written to the highest standards, providing innovative and authoritative appraisals of current and emerging concepts, policies and practice about nuclear law. The journal style and dialogue will be inclusive and attempt to involve all those who are interested in issues of nuclear law.
IJNucL publishes original papers, theoretical (literature review based), empirical (work surveys and case studies) critically reflective work (thought-leadership commentaries) describing and developing pertinent insights into the broad subject matter, conference reports, relevant reports and news, book reviews and briefs. Commentaries on papers and reports published in the Journal are encouraged. Authors will have the opportunity to respond to the commentary on their work before the entire treatment is published.
IJNUCL is indexed in:
- Academic OneFile (Gale)
- cnpLINKer (CNPIEC)
- Current Law Index (Gale)
- OneFile Business (Gale)
- Google Scholar
- Info Trac (Gale)
- Westlaw UK
- LegalTrac (Gale)
- ProQuest Advanced Technologies Database with Aerospace
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Honorary Editor in Chief
- El Baradei, Mohamed, , Austria
Editor in Chief
- Handrlica, Jakub, Charles University, Czech Republic
- Cheong, Denise, National University of Singapore, Singapore
- Heffron, Raphael, University of Dundee, UK
- Johnston, Angus, University of Oxford, UK
- Lakhno, Peter, Moscow State Lomonosov University, Russian Federation
- Pielow, Christian, Ruhr University in Bochum, Germany
- Quentin, Michel, University of Liege, Belgium
- Reyners, Patrick, International Nuclear Law Association, Belgium
- Talus, Kim, Tulane University, USA
Editorial Board Members
- Al Faruque, Abdullah, University of Chittagong, Bangladesh
- Ampovska, Marija, University "Goce Delcev", Macedonia, F.Y.R.
- Barnard, Michelle, University in Potchefstroom, South Africa
- Bayazit, Bahar, Bilkent University, Turkey
- Cook, Helen, Global Nuclear Energy Advisory, Australia
- Danzi, Eliana, Studio Legale Danzi, Italy
- Engstedt, Rasa, Permanent Representation of Sweden to the EU, Sweden
- Jadalhaq, Iyad, Zayed University, United Arab Emirates
- Jelovčić, Petra Amižić, University of Split, Croatia
- Kecskés, Gábor, Széchenyi István University, Hungary
- Kondylis, Vassilios, National and Kapodistrian University of Athens, Greece
- Mallard, Grégoire, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Switzerland
- Mohan, M. P. Ram, Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad, India
- Mose, Tedd Moya, Queen Mary University of London, UK
- Novotná, Marianna, University of Trnava, Slovakia
- Paile-Calvo, Sylvain, University of Liège, Belgium
- Pentinnen, Sirja-Leena, University of Eastern Finland, Finland
- Romanova, Viktoria V., Kutafin Moscow State Law University, Russian Federation
- S, Nivedita, National University of Singapore, Singapore
- Sancin, Vasilka, University of Ljubljana, Slovenia
- Södersten, Anna, Swedish Institute for European Policy Studies, Sweden
- Sousa Ferro, Miguel, University of Lisbon, Portugal
A few essentials for publishing in this journal
- Submitted articles should not have been previously published or be currently under consideration for publication elsewhere.
- Conference papers may only be submitted if the paper has been completely re-written (more details available here) and the author has cleared any necessary permissions with the copyright owner if it has been previously copyrighted.
- Briefs and research notes are not published in this journal.
- All our articles go through a double-blind review process.
- All authors must declare they have read and agreed to the content of the submitted article. A full statement of our Ethical Guidelines for Authors (PDF) is available.
- There are no charges for publishing with Inderscience, unless you require your article to be Open Access (OA). You can find more information on OA here.
- All articles for this journal must be submitted using our online submissions system.