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International Documents on Environmental Liability


Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xii
  2. European Union

  3. General

    1. Pages 25-38
  4. Oil Pollution

  5. Transport of Dangerous Goods (by Sea / on Land)

    1. HNS
      Pages 101-125
    2. Pages 127-138
  6. Nuclear Risks

    1. Pages 141-162
    2. Pages 181-200
    3. CSC
      Pages 201-216
    4. Pages 217-219
    5. Pages 221-224
  7. Limitation of Liability

    1. Pages 227-239
    2. Pages 241-249
  8. Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes

    1. Pages 253-263
  9. International Watercourses

    1. Pages 267-278

About this book


International Documents on Environmental Liability brings together 30 official full-text documents in the field of international environmental liability into an easily accessible, practical handbook; details the work of the International Law Commission on this topic; and provides the latest versions of international liability conventions and their statuses – including the latest on:

    • 2003 UNECE Kyiv Liability Protocol
    • 2004 EC Directive on Environmental Liability
    • 2005 Antartica Liability Annex

The Authors’ combined capacity as an academic, policy advisor, and practitioner have helped bring forth a publication that reflects their experience of being involved in the development, negotiations and implementation of environmental liability regimes at both an international and European level.


European Union (EU) civil liability environment environmental damage environmental law environmental liability international treaties pollution

Authors and affiliations

  1. 1.International Environmental Policy UnitMinistry for the Environment Flemish GovernmentBelgium
  2. 2.IDepartment of Civil Law (Environmental Liability)Ghent UniversityBelgium
  3. 3.Faculty of Law Department of Civil LawGhent UniversityBelgium

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