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  1. “Major critical component” means any part or group of parts essential to the operation of a sensitive nuclear facility;

  2. “Moderator material” means heavy water, or any other material suitable for use in a reactor to slow down neutrons and increase the likelihood of further fission, as jointly designated by the competent authorities of the Parties;

  3. “Nuclear material” means source material and special fissionable material, and includes, inter alia, irradiated source material and irradiated special fissionable material. “Source material” means uranium containing the mixture of isotopes occurring in nature; uranium depleted in the isotope uranium-235; thorium; any of the foregoing in the form of metal, alloy, chemical compound, or concentrate; any other material containing one or more of the foregoing in such concentration as the Board of Governors of the IAEA shall from time to time determine; and such other materials as the Board of Governors of the IAEA shall from time to time determine or as may be agreed by the Parties. “Special fissionable material” means plutonium, uranium-233, uranium enriched in the isotopes uranium-233 or uranium-235; any material containing one or more of the foregoing; and such other fissionable material as the Board of Governors of the IAEA shall determine or as may be agreed by the Parties. “Special fissionable material” does not include “source material.” Any determination by the Board of Governors of the IAEA under Article XX of the IAEA Statute or any determination by the Board of Governors of the IAEA that otherwise amends the list of materials considered to be “source material” or “special fissionable material” shall have effect for the purposes of this Agreement only when the Parties have informed each other in writing that they accept this amendment. For the purposes of this Agreement, “plutonium” does not include plutonium with a content of the isotope plutonium-238 exceeding eighty percent;

  4. “Peaceful purposes” or “peaceful use(s)” include the use of information, nuclear material, moderator material, equipment and components in such fields as scientific research, electric power generation, medicine, agriculture and industry, but do not include their use in, or use for research on or development of, any nuclear explosive devices or any military purposes. Military purposes shall not include provision of power for military bases drawn from any power network, production of radioisotopes to be used for medical purposes in military hospitals, and other similar purposes as may be agreed by the Parties;

  5. “Authorized person” means any individual subject to the jurisdiction of the United States of America and any legal entity, including a joint venture or partnership, subject to the jurisdiction of either Party, that is authorized by the relevant Party to implement cooperation under this Agreement, but does not include the Parties to this Agreement;

  6. “Restricted Data” means all data concerning (1) design, manufacture or utilization of nuclear weapons, (2) the production of special fissionable material, or (3) the use of special fissionable material in the production of energy, but shall not include data that the Government of the United States of America has declassified or removed from the category of Restricted Data;



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