An Act To Amend The Act Of July 22, 1985, On Civil Liability In The Field Of Nuclear Energy (1)

Original Language Title: Loi modifiant la loi du 22 juillet 1985 sur la responsabilité civile dans le domaine de l'énergie nucléaire (1)

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13 NOVEMBER 2011. - An Act to amend the Act of July 22, 1985 on Civil Liability in the Field of Nuclear Energy (1)



ALBERT II, King of the Belgians,
To all, present and to come, Hi.
The Chambers adopted and We sanction the following:
CHAPTER 1er. - Introductory provision
Article 1er. This Act regulates a matter referred to in Article 78 of the Constitution.
CHAPTER 2. - Amending provision of the Act of 22 July 1985
on Civil Liability in the Field of Nuclear Energy
Art. 2. In section 7 of the Act of 22 July 1985 on civil liability in the field of nuclear energy, as amended by the Act of 11 July 2000, the following amendments are made:
1° in paragraph 1erthe words "297.472.229.73 euros" are replaced by the words "1.2 billion euros";
2° the last paragraph is replaced by the following:
"The amounts fixed under paragraph 2, 2°, cannot be lower, for transport, to 80 million euros and, for nuclear facilities, to 70 million euros. »
CHAPTER 3. - Abrogatory and transitional provisions
Art. 3. Section 37 of the Act is repealed.
Art. 4. Operators to whom recognition has been granted under the Act of 22 July 1985 on civil liability in the field of nuclear energy, as amended by the Act of 11 July 2000, shall retain the benefit of such recognition provided that they have adapted to the provisions of this Act, in the noon days following its entry into force, insurance or any other financial guarantee covering their liability.
CHAPTER 4. - Entry into force
Art. 5. This Act comes into force on 1er January 2012.
Promulgate this law, order that it be clothed with the seal of the State and published by the Belgian Monitor.
Given in Brussels, 13 November 2011.
ALBERT
By the King:
Minister of Climate and Energy,
P. MAGNETTE
Seal of the state seal:
Minister of Justice,
S. DE CLERCK
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Note
(1) 2010-2011 session.
House of Representatives.
Parliamentary documents. - Proposal by Ms. Lalieux et al., No. 53-1597/1. - Amendments, nbones 53-1597/2 to 4. - Addendum, no. 53-1597/5, Report, no. 53-1597/6. - Text adopted by the Commission, No. 53-1597/7. - Amendments in plenary meeting, No. 53-1597/8. - Text adopted in plenary and transmitted to the Senate, No. 53-1597/9.
Full report. 20 July 2011.
Session 2011-2012.
Senate.
Parliamentary documents. - Project not referred to by the Senate, No. 5-1191/1.