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Contaminated Land Liability Regime in the UK: General Concerns for Developing Contaminated Land Liability System in China

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Abstract

This chapter takes a closer look at the contaminated land liability regime of the UK. After reviewing the legal frameworks concerning contaminated land issue of the UK, this Chapter reveals the basic elements of its contaminated land liability regime. Particularly, the establishment of pollution linkage, several key concepts, criteria for identifying liability, procedural provisions for identifying liabilities and liability standards have been discussed.

Keywords

Appropriate person Class A person Class B person Contaminated land Pollution linkage 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.School of Law and JusticeUniversity of Southern QueenslandToowoombaAustralia

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