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NCJ Number: 31467 Find in a Library
Title: POSSIBLE CRIMINAL USE OF ATOMIC OR BIOCHEMICAL MATERIALS
Journal: AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF CRIMINOLOGY  Volume:8  Issue:2  Dated:(JUNE 1975)  Pages:113-123
Author(s): G D WOODS
Corporate Author: Australian and New Zealand Soc of Criminology
Dept of Criminology
Australia
Date Published: 1975
Page Count: 11
Sponsoring Agency: Australian and New Zealand Soc of Criminology
Parkville Victoria ,3052, Australia
Format: Article
Language: English
Country: Australia
Annotation: THE POSSIBILITY THAT TERRORIST GROUPS, CRIMINALS, OR EVEN DISGRUNTLED INDIVIDUALS COULD DESIGN AND PRODUCE A NUCLEAR WEAPON IS GREAT ENOUGH TO WARRANT SPECIAL PRECAUTIONS.
Abstract: INFORMATION ON NUCLEAR/BOMB -MAKING MAY BE FOUND IN MANY ENCYCLOPEDIAS AND OTHER SOURCES WELL WITHIN THE PUBLIC DOMAIN. SECURITY MEASURES FOR THE TRANSPORTATION AND STORAGE OF FISSIONABLE MATERIALS ARE INADEQUATE. THE AUSTRALIAN URANIUM POLICY IS CRITICIZED AS THE AUTHOR PROPOSES THAT AUSTRALIA SHOULD SEEK OTHER SOURCES OF ENERGY AND AVOID THE USE OF FISSIONABLE MATERIALS IN ORDER TO DEAL WITH THE PROBLEM.
Index Term(s): Australia; Bombs; Explosives; Nuclear energy; Radioactive material; Weapons; Weapons violations
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