The 1997 Vienna Protocol improves the original regime by requiring that more money be made available to compensate more victims for a broad range of damages.
- Adopted: 12 September 1997
- Opened for signature: 29 September 1997
- Entered into force: 4 October 2003
- Parties: 16 (see table below)
More information on of the 1997 Vienna Protocol, including the text and current status, is available here.
The following is a sampling of the articles related to the 1997 Vienna Protocol that have been published in the Nuclear Law Bulletin and Principles and Practice of International Nuclear Law:
- Vienna Convention Revision: A Review of the Exercise and Insurance Implications in the Provisions under Discussion, by G.C. Warren (NLB 55, p. 9).
- The Protocol Amending the 1963 Vienna Convention, by V. Lamm (NLB 61, p. 7).
- Maritime Zones and the New Provisions on Jurisdiction in the 1997 Vienna Protocol and in the 1997 Convention on Supplementary Compensation, by A. Gioia (NLB 63, p. 25).
- Revised Paris and Vienna Nuclear Liability Conventions – Challenges for Insurers, by M. Tetley (NLB 77, p. 27).
- Recognition and enforcement of foreign judgments on civil liability for nuclear damage, by U. Magnus (NLB 106, p. 7).
- The qualification of nuclear substances and nuclear liability, by E. de Boissieu (NLB 108/109, p. 77).
- Liability and compensation for third party damage resulting from a nuclear incident, by J.A. Schwartz (Principles and Practice of International Nuclear Law, p. 409).
- Insurance of nuclear risks, by S. M. S. Reitsma and M. G. Tetley (Principles and Practice of International Nuclear Law, p. 445).
|Parties to the Protocol to Amend the Vienna Convention on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage
||United Arab Emirates*
|Bosnia and Herzegovina
* Country with at least one nuclear power plant in operation.
** Subject to an entry into force date of 25 December 2023.