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The UK Supreme Court Yearbook Volume 7: 2016

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Transboundary Damage in International Law


ISBN13: 9780521118309
Published: September 2009
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback (Hardback 2003)
Price: £35.99
Hardback edition , ISBN13 9780521814232



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The Chernobyl disaster, the Amoco Cadiz oil spill and the Colorado River dispute are examples of an activity conducted by one state which has serious adverse effects in the territory of another, or in global common areas. This book details the international rules and compensation procedures and is intended for use by governmental officials, international lawyers and jurists. It discusses existing laws on international liability and considers the underlying legal issues that require further development. It is one of the few books on the subject written from the perspective of a developing country with rapid economic and social development.

• Comprehensive study of the subject • Written from the perspective of a developing country • Analytical study of the policy considerations of the legal rules

Subjects:
Environmental Law, Public International Law
Contents:
Foreword
Preface and acknowledgements
List of treaties
List of cases
List of abbreviations
1. Introduction
Part I. Accidental damage
2. Liability for accidental damage
3. Substantive rules and principles: issues and problems
Part II. Non-Accidental Damage
4. Liability for non-accidental damage
5. The doctrine of due diligence and standards of conduct
Part III. Damage to the Global Commons
6. Liability for damage to the global commons
7. Legal issues relating to damage to the global commons
Part VI. Underlying Principles
8. The nature and basis of international liability
9. Conclusions
Bibliography
Index.