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In order for the Convention on Supplementary Compensation for Nuclear Damage ('CSC') to come into force, it must have been ratified by at least five countries with a combined nuclear generating capacity of 400,000MW. Japan's ratification of the CSC on 15 January 2015 marked the CSC's entry into force.
The CSC is an international convention designed to provide a clear route to compensation for damages in the case of a nuclear incident. It is a freestanding instrument, independent of, and supplementary to, the existing 1960 Paris Convention on Third Party Liability in the Field of Nuclear Energy (the 'Paris Convention') and the 1963 Vienna Convention on Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage (the 'Vienna Convention'). It is open to all states, whether they have nuclear installations or not, and whether they are party to
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Defending a tort claim—general considerationsIn reality, many claims are ‘defended’ on the basis that the defendant either did not owe the claimant a duty, or there was no breach of duty or there was a break in the chain of causation.In each of those cases, the claimant has failed to establish that
The roles of nominated officer and money laundering reporting officerA nominated officer is an individual who is nominated by a firm to receive disclosures under Part 7 of the Proceeds of Crime Act 2002 (POCA 2002) or Part III of the Terrorism Act 2000 (TA 2000)—see Requirement to appoint a
This Practice Note provides guidance on the SRA Codes of Conduct, contained in the SRA Standards and Regulations, in force from 25 November 2019. The SRA Standards and Regulations include two Codes of Conduct—a Code forSolicitors, RELs and RFLs and a Code for Firms. The Standards and Regulations
Private nuisancePrivate nuisance is an unlawful interference with a person's use or enjoyment of land or some right over or in connection with it. Interference must be unreasonable, and may be caused, eg by water, smoke, smell, fumes, gas, noise, heat or vibrations. Where the defendant has not
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