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Author Hurwitz, Bruce A.

Title State liability for outer space activities : in accordance with the 1972 Convention on International Liability for Damage Caused by Space Objects / Bruce A. Hurwitz.

Published Dordrecht ; Boston : M. Nijhoff Publishers, c1992.

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Location Call No. Status
 UniM Law  KC 336.9 HURW    AVAILABLE
Physical description xiii, 245 p. ; 26 cm.
Series Utrecht studies in air and space law ; v. 11
Utrecht studies in air and space law 11.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 230-242) and index.
Contents Pt. 1. The 1972 Convention on International Liability for Damage Caused by Space Objects. Ch. 1. The Intention of the Negotiators (Preamble). Ch. 2. Terminology (Article I). Ch. 3. The Classification of Liability (Articles II-VI). Ch. 4. Damage Caused to Nationals or Invited Foreign Observers (Article VII). Ch. 5. The Claims Procedure (Articles VIII-XX). Ch. 6. Environmental Protection (Article XXI). Ch. 7. International Organizations (Article XXII). Ch. 8. The Relationship of the Convention to Other Treaties (Article XXIII). Ch. 9. Final Provisions (Articles XXIV-XXVIII). Ch. 10. Conclusions--Summary and Proposed Arnendments -- Pt. 2. The Implementation of the Liability Convention--The 1978 Cosmos 954 Incident. Ch. 11. The Events Surrounding the Launching and Disintegration of Cosmos 954. Ch. 12. Presentation of the Claim. Ch. 13. Applicable Law. Ch. 14. Analysis and Conclusions.
Pt. 3. International Liability for Non-Prohibited Acts--The Work of the United Nations International Law Commission. Ch. 15. The Liability Convention as International Tort Law Development. Ch. 16. Deliberations of the International Law Commission on International Liability for Non-Prohibited Acts -- Pt. 4. Conclusions. Ch. 17. The Contribution of the Liability Convention to International Law -- Annex: (1) Convention on International Liability for Damage Caused by Space Objects (1972) -- Annex: (2) 1988 Draft Articles Submitted to the International Law Commission on "International Liability for Injurious Consequences Arising out of Acts not Prohibited by International Law" -- Annex: (3) 1989 Draft Articles Submitted to the International Law Commission on "International Liability for Injurious Consequences Arising out of Acts not Prohibited by International Law"
Subject Liability for space vehicle accidents.
Government liability.
Outer space -- Exploration -- Soviet Union -- Accidents.
Outer space -- Exploration -- Canada -- Accidents.
ISBN 0792314638 (acid-free paper)