Transboundary Damage in International Law

Transboundary Damage in International Law

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Cambridge University Press
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Transboundary Damage in International Law

The Chernobyl disaster, "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 for governmental officials, international lawyers and jurists. It covers existing laws on international liability and the underlying legal issues that require further development.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780521814232
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Publication date: 11/28/2006
Series: Cambridge Studies in International and Comparative Law Series , #27
Pages: 404
Product dimensions: 6.20(w) x 9.10(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of 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.

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