Modernizing the International Regime Governing Nuclear Third Party Liability
Article from: OGEL 5 (2003), in Book Reviews and Related Material
The existing civil nuclear liability regime, which was developed in the late 1950s and the early 1960s still today provides for a sound and consistent framework to govern the compensation of nuclear damage. This applies to both the national and the international level. The liability principles forming the skeleton of that system are still valid today and even more, they are the yardsticks for the assessment of the appropriateness of nuclear liability legislations. National legislations and international conventions which conform to those principles are deemed to be risk ...