JOINT DETERMINATION OF SAFEGUARDABILITY FOR ALTERATION IN FORM OF IRRADIATED FUEL ELEMENTS-1

Pursuant to Article VIII.C of the Agreement for CooperationConcerning Civil Uses of Atomic Energy, signed April 4, 1972, asamended, the American Institute in Taiwan and the TaipeiEconomic and Cultural Representative Office (TECRO) herebyjointly determine that the provisions in Article XI of theAgreement may be effectively applied with respect to the planproposed by TECRO in February 2006 for the alteration in form orcontent of irradiated fuel elements at the hot laboratory of theInstitute of Nuclear Energy Research, Lungtan, Taiwan. Thefacility is hereby found acceptable to both parties pursuant toArticle VIII.C of the Agreement for the sole purpose ofalteration in form or content of irradiated fuel Elements forthe period ending December 31, 2010.On behalf of the Taipei On behalf of the AmericanEconomic and Cultural Institute in TaiwanRepresentative Office ────────────── ──────────────Name: Terry G. C. Ting Name: Daniel K. MooreTitle:Deputy Secretary General Title: Economic Section Chief Coordination Council American Institute in for North Taiwan American Affairs Headquarters for Taipei Economic and Cultural Representative Office in the U.S.Date: May 17, 2006