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NOTE BY THE DEPARTMENT OF STATE

Pursuant to Public Law 89_497, approved July 8, 1966 (80 Stat. 271; 1 U.S.C. 113)

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Washington, D.C. 20402

Mexico

Atomic Energy: Safety

Arrangement signed at Mexico March 5, 1997;
Entered into force March 5, 1997.
And amending and extending agreement.
Signed at Mexico November 12, 2002;
Entered into force November 12, 2002;
Effective March 5, 2002.

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ARRANGEMENT
FOR THE EXCHANGE OF TECHNICAL INFORMATION AND
COOPERATION IN NUCLEAR SAFETY AND RESEARCH MATTERS

BETWEEN
THE NUCLEAR REGULATORY COMMISSION
OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA

(U.S.N.R.C.)

AND
THE COMISION NACIONAL DE SEGURIDAD NUCLEAR Y

SALVAGUARDIAS
OF THE UNITED MEXICAN STATES

(C.N.S.N.S.)

The Nuclear Regulatory Commission of the United States of America (U.S.N.R.C.) and the Comision Nacional de Seguridad Nuclear y Salvaguardias (C.N.S.N.S.), an independent administrative organization of the Secretary of Energy of the United Mexican States, hereinafter called the parties;

Aware of the importance of a continuing exchange of information pertaining to regulatory matters and of standards required or recommended by their organizations for the regulation of safety and radiological environmental impact of nuclear facilities;

Having similarly cooperated under an Arrangement effected by an exchange of letters of July 30 and October 15, 19801 with implementing procedures for The Exchange of Technical Information and Cooperation in Nuclear Safety Matters signed on April 8, 1981;

Recognizing the benefit of their cooperative effort and having replaced their initial implementing procedures by other implementing procedures signed on September 8 and October 6, 1989;

Taking into consideration the provisions of the Science and Technology Agreement for Cooperation Between the United States and Mexico, signed June 15, 1972 and modified by an Exchange of Diplomatic Notes on August 10 and September 22, 1994;2

Have agreed as follows.

ITIAS 10137; 33 UST 1617.
2 TIAS 7362, 12566; 23 UST 934.

ARTICLE I
OBJECTIVE

The objective of this Arrangement is to exchange technical information between the parties related to the regulation of safety and radiological environmental impact of designated nuclear facilities and to the program of nuclear safety research to the extent that the parties are permitted to do so under the laws, regulations, and policy directives of their respective countries.

ARTICLE II
AREAS AND FORMS OF COOPERATION

In order to meet the objective referred to in Article I, the parties intend to undertake cooperative activities in the areas indicated below:

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Topical reports concerning technical safety and radiological
environmental effects written by or for one of the parties as a
basis for, or in support of, regulatory decisions and policies.
Documents relating to significant licensing actions and safety and
radiological environmental decisions affecting nuclear facilities.
Information relating to designated facilities in the U.S. and
Mexico, such as plant safety analysis reports of such facilities,
radiological environmental impact evaluations, preliminary pro-
posals, approved emergency procedures, and other important
licensing documents.
Detailed documents describing the U.S.N.R.C. process for
licensing and regulating certain U.S. facilities designated by the
C.N.S.N.S. as similar to the Laguna Verde Nuclear Power Plant
(P.N.L.V.) and facilities of this type being operated, built or
planned in Mexico and equivalent documents on such Mexican
facilities.

d.

e.

Information in the field of reactor safety research, either in the possession of one of the parties or available to it, including light water reactor safety information from the technical areas described in Addenda "A" and "B," attached hereto and made a part hereof. Exchanges in the field of reactor safety research may require a separate agreement, as determined to be necessary by the research organizations of one or both of the parties. Each party will

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