Joint Program Law and Legal Definition

According to 42 USCS § 2291 [Title 42. The Public Health and Welfare; Chapter 23. Development and Control of Atomic Energy; Atomic Energy; Euratom Cooperation], joint program means “the cooperative program established by the Community and the United States and carried out in accordance with the provisions of an agreement for cooperation entered into pursuant to the provisions of section 123 of the Atomic Energy Act of 1954, as amended [42 USCS § 2153], to bring into operation in the territory of the members of the Community powerplants using nuclear reactors of types selected by the Commission and the Community, having as a goal a total installed capacity of approximately one million kilowatts of electricity by December 31, 1963, except that two reactors may be selected to be in operation by December 31, 1965.”