State Responsibility for the Exportation of Nuclear Power Technology
Northwestern University - School of Law
Kirsten H. Engel
University of Arizona - James E. Rogers College of Law
August 30, 2010
Virginia Law Review, Vol. 74, 1988
Northwestern Public Law Research Paper No. 10-46
Arizona Legal Studies Discussion Paper No. 10-31
Should nations that export nuclear power plants to developing countries be potentially liable to the people of those countries for catastrophic accidents? Risk of accident can be reduced if international law compels upgrading of safety design and construction of nuclear plants. Both the international law of state responsibility and an international regulatory agency have roles to play.
Number of Pages in PDF File: 45
Keywords: Nuclear accidents, State responsibility, Territorial principle, Denial of justice, Philippine power plant at Napot Point
JEL Classification: K10, K13, K20, K23, K30, K32, K33Accepted Paper Series
Date posted: September 9, 2010
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