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Convention on Assistance in the Case of a Nuclear Accident or Radiological Emergency

The Convention on Assistance in the Case of a Nuclear Accident or Radiological Emergency, adopted in 1986 following the Chernobyl nuclear plant accident, sets out an international framework for co-operation among States Parties and with the IAEA to facilitate prompt assistance and support in the event of nuclear accidents or radiological emergencies. It requires States to notify the IAEA of their available experts, equipment, and materials for providing assistance. In case of a request, each State Party decides whether it can render the requested assistance as well as its scope and terms.

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Date of adoption: 26 September 1986
Place of adoption: Vienna, Austria
Date of entry into force: 26 February 1987
Depositary: Director General of the International Atomic Energy Agency (IAEA)

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