Regulatory Changes to Implement the US/Australian Agreement for Peaceful Nuclear Cooperation

Docket ID: NRC-2011-0072
Agency: Nuclear Regulatory Commission (NRC)
The final rule amends the Commission's regulations in title 10 of the Code of the Federal Regulations 10 CFR part 40 to implement the 2010 Agreement for Cooperation between the Government of the United States of America and the Government of Australia Concerning Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy. The Agreement prohibits the U.S. from using Australian nuclear material in military purposes.
RIN: 3150-AI95
Impacts and Effects: Energy
CFR Citation: 10 CFR 40
Priority: Substantive, Nonsignificant
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Publication Period: Fall 2011
Agenda Stage of Rulemaking: Completed Action
Major Rule: No
Legal Authorities: 42 USC 2201; 42 USC 5841
Legal Deadlines: None
Government Levels Affected: No
Unfunded Mandates: No
Requires Regulatory Flexibility Analysis: No
Small Entities Affected: No
International Impacts: No
Included in Regulatory Plan: No
ActionDateFR Citation
Final Rule11/08/201176 FR 69120
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Related RINs: None
Related Dockets: None
Keyword(s): Australia agreement
Type: Rulemaking
Effective Date: November 08 2011, at 12:00 AM Eastern Standard Time

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Naiem S. Tanious
301 415-6103
Office of Federal and State Materials and Environmental Management Programs
Washington, DC 20555-0001
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