Nuclear Facilities Liability Act

A statute proposed by the National Conference of Commissioners on Uniform State Laws to be applied to the more hazardous types of atomic energy activities, such as those in nuclear reactor installations, wherein a potentiality of an uncontrolled nuclear chain reaction exists, providing in substance that a nuclear facility operator who has entered into an indemnification agreement with the Atomic Energy Commission shall be liable, without proof of fault, for injuries (except those compensable under workmen's compensation laws and injuries to the nuclear facility or to property located at the site and used in connection with the facility) arising out of or resulting from a nuclear incident caused by any reason other than an act of war. 6 Am J2d Atomic E § 47.

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