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The Nuclear Installations (Liability for Damage) Order 2016

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. 1.Citation and commencement

  3. 2.Interpretation

  4. 3.Duties of licensee of licensed site

  5. 4.Duties in respect of relevant disposal sites

  6. 5.Duties of United Kingdom Atomic Energy Authority

  7. 6.Duties of Crown in respect of certain sites

  8. 7.Duties of certain foreign operators

  9. 8.Cost of measures of reinstatement

  10. 9.Loss of income derived from the environment

  11. 10.Cost of preventive measures

  12. 11.Right to compensation with respect to injury, damage and significant impairment of the environment

  13. 12.Exclusion of rights to compensation in certain cases

  14. 13.Extension of rights to compensation in certain cases

  15. 14.Reduction of compensation in certain cases

  16. 15.Damage to property and measures of reinstatement

  17. 16.Liens etc in respect of ships and aircraft excluded

  18. 17.Time for bringing claims under sections 7 to 11

  19. 18.Nuclear matter that is stolen, lost, jettisoned or abandoned

  20. 19.Satisfaction of claims by operator of site

  21. 20.Satisfaction of claims by Secretary of State etc

  22. 21.Section 16 of the 1965 Act: supplementary

  23. 22.Section 16: phasing of increases in liability

  24. 23.Jurisdiction of courts in the United Kingdom

  25. 24.Jurisdiction of courts in the United Kingdom: jurisdiction excluded

  26. 25.Shared liability and foreign judgments

  27. 26.Notice to Secretary of State of proceedings

  28. 27.Right of Secretary of State or foreign government to intervene

  29. 28.Proceedings conducted by foreign governments

  30. 29.Powers of Secretary of State in relation to foreign claims

  31. 30.Making United Kingdom funds available to satisfy claims for compensation

  32. 31.Making United Kingdom funds available: limits and exceptions

  33. 32.Obligation of licensee or operator to arrange cover for compensation

  34. 33.Furnishing of information relating to licensee’s or operator’s cover

  35. 34.Power to make arrangements with respect to licensee’s or operator’s cover

  36. 35.Cover for compensation in respect of damage to means of carriage

  37. 36.Registration in connection with certain occurrences and events

  38. 37.Amounts in euros

  39. 38.Interpretation of the 1965 Act

  40. 39.Further amendments

  41. 40.Transitional provision

  42. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Measures of reinstatement outside the United Kingdom

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Further amendments

      1. PART 1 Primary legislation

        1. 1.Nuclear Installations Act 1969

        2. 2.Congenital Disabilities (Civil Liability) Act 1976

        3. 3.Deregulation and Contracting Out Act 1994

        4. 4.Energy Act 2013

      2. PART 2 Secondary legislation

        1. 5.The Safety Representatives and Safety Committees Regulations 1977

        2. 6.The Nuclear Installations (Increase of Operators’ Limits of Liability) Order 1994

        3. 7.The Employers’ Liability (Compulsory Insurance) Regulations 1998

        4. 8.The Scotland Act 1998 (Transfer of Functions to the Scottish Ministers etc.) Order 1999

        5. 9.The Radioactive Contaminated Land (Modification of Enactments) (England) Regulations 2006

        6. 10.The Radioactive Contaminated Land (Modification of Enactments) (Wales) Regulations 2006

        7. 11.The Radioactive Contaminated Land (Scotland) Regulations 2007

  43. Explanatory Note

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