Is Indian Nuclear Law in Conformity with the Constitutional and International Law?
11 Pages Posted: 19 Jun 2015
Date Written: June 18, 2015
Indian nuclear laws and policies are in conformity with international law, India, though not a party to any of the non-proliferation treaties yet has declared its policy of no first use of nuclear weapons and a commitment to non-proliferation. Most of the law relating to nuclear energy is derived from the customary international law principles which are ipso fato part of Indian law. India also has accepted many rules of the IAEA with regard to nuclear safeguards and safety. Indian nuclear liability law also takes substantially from the language of International law – the CSC or customary principles like strict liability.
Keywords: Constitution of India, Treaties and Agreements, distribution of powers, the center and state, Acts and Rules pertaining to Nuclear energy in India.
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