Nuclear Nonproliferation Act

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Nuclear Nonproliferation Act

Legislation in the United States, passed in 1978, that revised previous law governing export of nuclear materials. It established safeguards so nuclear material would not be able to be used as part of a weapons program. It also increased financial aid and technical assistance to the International Atomic Energy Agency.
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Laws The Atomic Energy Act of 1954 (AEA) The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Act of 1978 (NNPA) The Arms Export Control Act (AECA) Export Administration Act of 1979 (EAA) Export-Import Bank Act of 1945 Nuclear Proliferation Prevention Act of 1994 Nunn-Lugar/Cooperative Threat Reduction Program Legislation Iran-Iraq Arms Nonproliferation Act of 1992 Iran, North Korea and Syria Nonproliferation Act Comprehensive Iran Sanctions, Accountability and Divestment Act (CISADA) Issues for the 112th Congress Chemical and Biological Weapons Proliferation Regime Treaties and Agreements Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention Implementing the Regime International Organizations U.S.
* The Department of Commerce oversees licensing of dual-use exports as mandated by Section 309(c) of the Nuclear Non-proliferation Act, which requires controls on "all export items, other than those licensed by the NRC, which could be, if used for purposes other than those for which the export is intended, of significance for nuclear explosive purposes."
After initially being among the signatories of the international Nuclear Non-Proliferation Act, the North Korean regime dropped after it developed atomic weapons based on its nuclear program, thus causing concern in the West.
Mr Brown said: "All the evidence is that the materials they are trying to bring together are not for civilian use and it's very clear that the international community is agreed Iran has broken its responsibilities under the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Act. will "We have got to proceed with sanctions."
The US Nuclear Non-Proliferation Act of 1978, enacted largely in response to India's 1974 detonation of a nuclear device, prohibits transfers of nuclear materials to a non-nuclear weapon state that detonates a nuclear device.
The named laws touch on an incredibly broad cross-section of governmental activity, from food safety protection to banking regulation to the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Act. A small sampling of laws on the European Union and Canada's hit lists illustrates the point:
* Nuclear Non-Proliferation Act of 1978: Under the Nuclear Cooperation Agreement, the United States must obtain certain consent rights over reprocessing, enrichment and storage or alterations in form and content of nuclear material supplied by the United States to a foreign country in accordance with a nuclear agreement.
Laws The Atomic Energy Act of 1954 (AEA) The Nuclear Non-Proliferation Act of 1978 (NNPA) The Arms Export Control Act (AECA) Export Administration Act of 1979 (EAA) Export-Import Bank Act of 1945 Nuclear Proliferation Prevention Act of 1994 Nunn-Lugar/Cooperative Threat Reduction Program Legislation Iran-Iraq Arms Nonproliferation Act of 1992 Iran, North Korea and Syria Nonproliferation Act Foreign Operations, Export Financing, and Related Programs Appropriations Act of 2006 Issues for the 111th Congress Chemical and Biological Weapons Proliferation Regime Treaties and Agreements Chemical Weapons Convention (CWC) Biological and Toxin Weapons Convention Implementing the Regime International Organizations U.S.
Kenneth Adelman, Director of the Arms Control and Disarmament Agency (ACDA), wrote in his memorandum for the President that "the proposed Agreement meets all the applicable requirements of the Atomic Energy Act and the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Act and its entry into force will substantially benefit U.S.
Referring to the precedent of congressional debate in 1980 about whether the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Act of 1978 applied retroactively to an agreement for uranium exports to India, Representative Markey asserted that "this agreement ensures that no subsequent language by the United States Congress affects the activities covered by the agreement."
In the United States, the Congress responded by passing the Nuclear Non-Proliferation Act of 1978 (NNPA, P.L.
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