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Summary of Treaty


GENERAL DATA
Official Title Cooperation agreement between the European Atomic Energy Community (EAEC Treaty) and the government of Canada concerning the peaceful uses of atomic energy
Type of Agreement Bilateral
Place of Signature Brussels
Date of Signature 06/10/1959
Date of Entry Into Force 06/10/1959
Duration Definite
Objective of Agreement To collaborate with each other in order to promote and enlarge the contribution which the development of the peaceful uses of atomic energy can make to welfare and prosperity in Canada and within the Community.
Remarks The co-operation intended by this Agreement relates to the peaceful uses of atomic energy and includes the supply of information, including that relating to research and development, problems of health and safety, equipment, facilities and devices (including the supply of designs, drawings, and specifications), and uses of equipment, facilities, devices and material; the supply of material; the procurement of equipment and devices; the use of patent rights; access to and use of equipment and facilities.

With a duration of ten years, it has been extended for another 20 years (see below).

The Agreement has been modified by:

- Amendment to the Agreement of 6 October 1959, in the form of an exchange of letters, between the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom) and the Government of Canada for cooperation in the peaceful uses of atomic energy (OJ L65 of 08/03/1978, p.16–32);
- Agreement in the form of an Exchange of Letters between the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom) and the Government of Canada intended to replace the 'Interim Arrangement concerning enrichment, reprocessing and subsequent storage of nuclear material within the Community and Canada' constituting Annex C of the Agreement in the form of an Exchange of Letters of 16 January 1978 between Euratom and the Government of Canada (OJ L27 of 04/02/1982, p.25);
- Agreement in the form of an exchange of letters between the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom) and the Government of Canada, amending the Agreement between the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom) and the Government of Canada of 6 October 1959 for cooperation in the peaceful uses of atomic energy - Agreed minutes to the Agreement in the form of an exchange of letters between the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom) and the Government of Canada, amending the Agreement between the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom) and the Government of Canada of 6 October 1959 for cooperation in the peaceful uses of atomic energy (OJ C191 of 31/07/1985, p.3–6). This agreement in the form of an exchange of letters extends the duration of the agreement until 2005 and provides for further extension;
- Agreement in the form of an exchange of letters between the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom) and the Government of Canada, amending the Agreement between the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom) and the Government of Canada of 6 October 1959 for cooperation in the peaceful uses of atomic energy - Agreed minutes to the Agreement in the form of an exchange of letters between the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom) and the Government of Canada, amending the Agreement between the European Atomic Energy Community (Euratom) and the Government of Canada of 6 October 1959 for cooperation in the peaceful uses of atomic energy (OJ C215 of 17/08/1991, p.5–8).
OJ Reference P60, 24/11/1959, p. 1165
Nature of Agreement Agreement on peaceful uses of atomic energy
Contracting Parties European Atomic Energy Community, Canada
Authentic Texts Dutch, English, French, German, Italian
Subject Matters Energy
North America
Management Mutual consultations and visits
EU PARTICIPATION
Conclusion Decision N/A
Competence EAEC Exclusive
Legal Basis Treaty EAEC: Article 101



Last Update :   04/12/2008