TITLE

Fukushima: liability and compensation

AUTHOR(S)
V�squez-Maignan, Ximena
PUB. DATE
December 2011
SOURCE
Nuclear Law Bulletin;2011, Issue 88, p61
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article focuses on the compensation related to damages caused by the Fukushima Daiichi nuclear power plant accident. An overview of the Act on Compensation for Nuclear Damage is presented wherein its main principles include the strict liability of the operator, exclusive liability of the operator for the damages, and operator's liability is not limited in amount. The compensation procedure set up by Tokyo Electric Power Co. (TEPCO) is discussed wherein it complies with the Japanese Act.
ACCESSION #
74205032

 

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