logo
* 搜尋
* 核能資訊中心
* 中心簡介
* 日本福島核災專區
* 相關資訊
國際核能現況 : Foratom calls for transitional agreements for UK
發表人 nicenter 於 2017/4/5 11:40:00 (95 人讀取)

Foratom, the European nuclear trade body, has said the UK should be granted an extension of European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom) provisions if new agreements have not been concluded within the two-year withdrawal period.

On 29 March, British Prime Minister Theresa May officially launched the two-year process for the UK to leave the European Union and the Euratom Treaty, by 29 March 2019 at the latest.


A UK parliamentary committee was told in February that the country's nuclear industry will need more than two years of Brexit negotiations to prepare for a departure from Euratom. The country's numerous arrangements with EU member states would each need to be replicated and this could take a decade, industry experts told the House of Commons Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy select committee.


"After officially triggering the process of withdrawing from the Euratom Treaty, the UK should comply with the provisions of the Euratom Treaty until new agreements replacing the current ones are concluded."

Jean-Pol Poncelet,
Foratom director general


In a statement yesterday, Foratom said transitional arrangements between the UK and Euratom may be needed to give enough time to set up new agreements replacing Euratom.


"Being part of the Euratom Community enables new build, decommissioning, R&D and other programs of work to continue without any disruption," said Foratom director general Jean-Pol Poncelet. "Therefore, after officially triggering the process of withdrawing from the Euratom Treaty, the UK should comply with the provisions of the Euratom Treaty until new agreements replacing the current ones are concluded."


"The new arrangements, post Euratom, should involve the UK, the remaining 27 EU member states, third countries (including the US, Japan and Canada who have Nuclear Cooperation Agreements within the Euratom framework) and international institutions such as the International Atomic Energy Agency," Euratom said.


The trade body warned that, without alternative agreements, the UK's withdrawal from Euratom would have an impact on, among other areas, the free movement of goods and skills in the nuclear sector. "Leaving the Euratom Community may therefore result in an interruption to regular trade with the EU."


Foratom stressed, "Leaving Euratom would not result in the UK industry being less safe, as the UK has a robust and well-established domestic civil nuclear regulator and safety regime." However, having left Euratom the UK will need to establish a framework to comply with its international nuclear safeguards commitments.


Other key areas which could be impacted by the UK's withdrawal from the Euratom Treaty include the supply of nuclear fuel and research on nuclear energy.


The UK government announced in late January the UK intends to leave Euratom in explanatory notes to a bill it published authorising Brexit. While the Euratom Community is a separate legal entity from the EU, it is governed by the bloc's institutions. Foratom said then it agreed with the UK's Nuclear Industry Association "in highlighting that the European nuclear industry's preferred position is to maintain the UK's membership of Euratom".


Researched and written
by World Nuclear News



source: http://www.world-nuclear-news.org/NP-Foratom-calls-for-transitional-agreements-for-UK-0404174.html



其他新聞
2017/10/18 14:30:00 - 原能會對蘭嶼地區發現模擬低放射性廢棄物桶隨意棄置之處理說明
2017/10/18 14:27:54 - 106年10月16日蘭嶼地區發現模擬低放射性廢棄物桶隨意棄置之說明
2017/10/18 14:25:04 - South Africa Approves Environmental Impact Report For Eskom’s Duynefontein Nuclear Site
2017/10/18 14:24:22 - UK Announces Plans To Invest £460 Million In Nuclear Energy
2017/10/18 14:18:51 - WANO members 'consider challenges of the future'
2017/10/18 14:17:27 - NEI calls for reform to design certification process
2017/10/18 14:12:39 - Lightbridge fuel moves towards irradiation testing
2017/10/18 14:10:43 - Impact of Hanhikivi 1 licensing delay remains unclear
2017/10/13 14:36:56 - 原能會即時掌握北韓13日發生地震與發展
2017/10/13 14:35:50 - Foratom Calls For ‘Rapid Establishment’ Of Brexit Cooperation Agreement For Nuclear Industry
2017/10/13 14:34:08 - US group calls for SMR support
2017/10/13 14:32:43 - UK prepares legislation for Euratom exit
2017/10/13 14:30:27 - ASN gives final opinion on Flamanville EPR vessel
2017/10/11 14:32:48 - 台電「能源轉型」造型花車超吸睛 慶賀中華民國106歲生日快樂
2017/10/11 14:27:28 - Flushing Of Primary Systems Complete As World’s First Floating Nuclear Station Nears Completion In Russia
2017/10/11 14:21:34 - Cernavodă Negotiations Continuing With China’s CGN, Says Nuclearelectrica
2017/10/11 14:19:43 - South Korea's AP1400 clear for European export
2017/10/11 14:15:02 - Robot deployed into Magnox Swarf Storage Silo
2017/10/11 14:13:05 - Westinghouse offers large-scale water jet machining
2017/10/11 14:10:55 - Olkiluoto 3 commercial operation rescheduled

 線上期刊目錄

 瀏覽人數
今天: 25
昨天: 94
本月: 1835
總計: 501867

30013 新竹市光復路二段101號 創新育成中心三樓309室 電話:(03)571-1808 傳真:(03)572-5461 Email: nicenter@nicenter.org.tw