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(1)In this Act—
“Additional Protocol” means the protocol signed at Vienna on 22nd September 1998 (Cm. 4282) additional to the Safeguards Agreement;
“Additional Protocol information” means information which the Secretary of State needs or will need in order to enable the obligations of the United Kingdom under Article 2 of, or the third or fourth paragraph of Annex III to, the Additional Protocol to be met;
“Agency” means the International Atomic Energy Agency;
“Agency inspector” means a person designated under Article 85 of the Safeguards Agreement or Article 11 of the Additional Protocol;
“” means a person authorised by the Secretary of State for the purpose of exercising powers under this Act; and
“Safeguards Agreement” means the agreement made on 6th September 1976 between the United Kingdom, the European Atomic Energy Community and the Agency for the application of safeguards in the United Kingdom in connection with the Treaty on the Non-Proliferation of Nuclear Weapons.
(2)References in the following provisions of this Act to Articles or Annexes are to articles of or annexes to the Additional Protocol.
(3)For the purposes of this Act the text of the Additional Protocol is that signed on 22nd September 1998 but subject, in the case of Annexes I and II, to any amendments made under Article 16.b.
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