Given the potentially dangerous character of the peaceful uses of nuclear energy, even peaceful uses are today regarded as perilous activities. The possible trans-national effects of a nuclear accident, due to spreading of ‘radioactive cloud’, caused the international community to deal swiftly with the question of international liability in case of nuclear damage. International law does not provide any general rules concerning the harmful consequences of non-prohibited activities.1 The existing domestic provisions on third party liability were considered...
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