national law, in particular the Nuclear Act of 1954, a plan for civil-military nuclear separation in India, an agreement between India and the IAEA on safeguards (inspections) and the granting by the Nuclear Suppliers Group of a waiver to India, an export control cartel formed mainly in response to India`s first nuclear test in 1974. In its final form, the agreement puts under permanent surveillance nuclear facilities that India has described as “civilian” and allows for broad civil nuclear cooperation, while excluding the transfer of “sensitive” equipment and technology, including civil enrichment and reprocessing of property, including under IAEA security measures. september 26, 2008 to celebrate the conclusion of the agreement with U.S. President George W. Bush.  He also went to France to convey his appreciation of the country`s attitude.  Indian Foreign Minister Pranab Mukherjee expressed deep esteem for India`s allies in the NSG, particularly the United States, the United Kingdom, France, Russia, Germany, South Africa, and Brazil, which helped India reach the NSG consensus on the nuclear deal.  The India-Japan Cooperation Agreement on the Peaceful Uses of Nuclear Energy was signed in November 2016 and entered into force in July 2017.  The agreement is monumental: Japan is the only country in the world to have suffered nuclear attacks. . .