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Published by Congressional Research Service, Library of Congress in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Liability for nuclear damages

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Edition Notes

Statementby Barbara B. Black, Warren H. Donnelly
SeriesCRS issue brief ; IB89023, Issue brief (Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service) -- IB89023, Major studies and issue briefs of the Congressional Research Service -- 1989/90, reel 2, fr. 00277
ContributionsDonnelly, Warren H, Library of Congress. Congressional Research Service
The Physical Object
FormatMicroform
Pagination6 p.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL15457644M

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  1. INTRODUCTION Legal issues. This article addresses the topic of insurance for civil liability arising from nuclear damage on the operator of a nuclear installation in countries with active nuclear new build programmes. 1 The analysis focusses on countries presently active in nuclear new build, including China, Russia, India, UK and new entrants such as the United Arab Emirates (UAE).Author: Jonathan Bellamy. Section 17 of the Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Act, and Rule 24 of the Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Rules, are of particular interest, as they provide for the right of. The non-existence of a general rule of strict liability of states and their hesitation to adopt a treaty containing provisions on such liability led to the eventual adoption of civil liability. This book advocates pursuing a regional approach to nuclear risk framework, which it argues is more promising in the current scenario than the non-achievable global regime. In the development of international legislation on liability, the nuclear energy sector represents an alternative approach to a transboundary liability regime.

‘The Chernobyl Accident: A Case Study in International Law Regulating State Responsibility for Transboundary Nuclear Pollution’ Columbia Journal of Environmental Law Von Busekist, O. ‘A Bridge Between Two Conventions on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage: The Joint Protocol Relating to the Application of the Vienna Convention. This book tackles the problem of civil liability for damage caused by terrorist acts from several angles. The authors expertly deliver a comprehensive analysis of terrorism-related risk under international and EU law, and the national tort law systems of seven representative EU Member States.   In particular, the supplier needs to consider the Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Rules () that apply from the same day the Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Act went into force (11 November ). 52 The three main issues as identified by a Committee on Subordinate Legislation of the Lok Sabha, which produced a Report on the Civil.   Abstract. The making of the ‘Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Act ’ was one of the finest legislative endeavours in the recent times. The exercise was significant because nuclear energy and the consequences of pursuing such an energy form were debated extensively in .

"Towards A Comprehensive System of Compensation of Transboundary Nuclear Damage: Reflections on the Relationship of Civil Liability and States' International Liability," in Nuclear Accidents: Liabilities and Guarantees, Proceedings of the NEA/OECD Symposium, Helsinki, 31 . In the development of international legislation on liability, the nuclear energy sector represents an alternative approach to a transboundary liability regime. Building on this foundation and following the Chernobyl accident, international consensus was sought for a stronger transboundary legal regime in the event of a nuclear disaster. Though civil liability as an issue never figured in any of the discussions India and the United States had during their negotiations over the 18 July nuclear deal, the American nuclear industry quickly flagged the absence of a suitable Indian liability law as a matter of key concern. ‘Addressing nuclear international liability issues.   The international regime on civil nuclear liability suffers from a serious flaw. By excluding the supplier, channelling liability for a nuclear accident to the operator and capping this liability.