chapter  19
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CIVIL LIABILITY FOR MARINE POLLUTION, DAMAGE BY HAZARDOUS/NOXIOUS SUBSTANCES, NUCLEAR INCIDENTS AND COMPENSATION

This chapter, contributed by Elizabeth Blackburn QC,1 provides an overview of the international liability system relating to pollution at sea. For the rules and regulations made at the regional level by the European Union concerning environmental protection and maritime safety, including the Criminalisation Directive and Framework Decision for ship-source pollution, see Chapter 20, below.