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Oil Pollution Liability and Compensation Act of 1986

United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works.

Oil Pollution Liability and Compensation Act of 1986

hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, Ninety-ninth Congress, second session ....

by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works.

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Published by U.S. G.P.O., For sale by the Supt. of Docs., Congressional Sales Office, U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Liability for oil pollution damages -- United States.,
    • Compensation (Law) -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      SeriesS. hrg. ;, 99-651
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF26 .E6 1986e
      The Physical Object
      Paginationv. <1-2 > ;
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL2345232M
      LC Control Number86602668

      an act to give effect to the protocol of to amend the international convention on civil liability for oil pollution damage, , done at london on the 27th day of november , and the protocol of to amend the international convention on the establishment of an international fund for compensation for oil pollution damage, , done at london on the 27th day of november , and. The Oil Pollution Act of , which amended the Clean Water Act, addresses a wide range of issues associated with preventing, responding to, and paying for oil pollution. Title I of OPA established oil spill liability and compensation requirements, including the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund (OSLTF), to help facilitate cleanup activities and.

        Aug 4, S. (st). A bill to consolidate and improve laws providing compensation and establishing liability for oil spills. In , a database of bills in .   Oil Pollution Prevention, Response, Liability, and Compensation Act of report together with additional views (to accompany H.R. which on Ma , was referred jointly to the Committee on Public Works and Transportation and the Committee on Merchant Marine and Fisheries) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

      Liability, Compensation, and Financial Responsibility Under the Oil Pollution Act of A Review of the Second Decade Lawrence I. Kiern* This Article is a companion to the author’s article1 published in this Journal in the spring of analyzing the liability, compensation, and financial responsibility aspects of the first decade. 5. The owner of a ship shall, on the issuing under section 16(2) of the Principal Act of a certificate in respect thereof, pay to the Minister a fee of £ 6. The Oil Pollution of the Sea (Civil Liability and Compensation) Act, (Insurance of Ships) Regulations, .


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Oil Pollution Liability and Compensation Act of 1986 by United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works. Download PDF EPUB FB2

Regional Marine Pollution Conventions And The UNEP Regional Seas Programme Chapter 15 States Parties To Regional And Bilateral Agreements; Liability And Compensation For Marine Pollution Chapter The US Oil Pollution Act Of Part 4 Limitation Of Liability Chapter The Origins Of Limitation Of Shipowners' Liability Chapter Oil Pollution Liability and Compensation Act of hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, Ninety-ninth Congress, second session.

a bill entitled the Oil Pollution Liability and Compensation Act of and S.a bill to consolidate and improve federal laws providing compensation and establishing liability for oil spills; hearings of September 10 OIL POLLUTION (LIABILITY AND COMPENSATION) [CAP.

3 (4) The Civil Court, First Hall shall determine the distribution of the limitation fund, and where such fund is insufficient to satisfy the claims of those who are entitled to compensation, the amount of compensation of each claimant shall be reduced pro rata.

of an International Fund for Compensation for Oil Pollution Damage ( Fund Convention). This ‘old’ regime was amended in by two Protocols, and the amended Conventions are known as the Civil Liability Convention and the Fund Convention. Compensation for Oil Pollution Oil Pollution Liability and Compensation Act of 1986 book, and for the implementation of the provisions of these Conventions.

(9th September, ) (26th December, ) * Enacted by ACT XV of as amended by Act XXIV of l. This Act may be cited as the Oil Pollution (Liability and Short title. Compensation) Act. Size: 51KB. A Guide to the International Oil Pollution Compensation 4 26/05/00 A SHORT GUIDE TO THE INTERNATIONAL OIL POLLUTION COMPENSATION REGIMES This short Paper is intended to provide an overview of the International Conventions on Liability and Compensation for Oil Pollution File Size: 36KB.

5th Circ. Broadens Oil Pollution Act Liability By Christopher Hannan and Kat Statman DecemPM EST Law, New York (DecemPM EST) An Act Specifically for Oil Pollution. The Exxon Valdez disaster occurred inand the U.S. Congress put the The Oil Pollution Act of through just a year after that; it is often called the OPA.

This act was designed to do three separate but related things. Liability and Compensation for Ship-Source Oil Pollution: An Overview of the International Legal Framework for Oil Pollution Damage from Tankers Studies in Transport Law and Policy - No.

1 UNITED NATIONS New York and Geneva, File Size: 2MB. LIABILITY & COMPENSATION FOR POLLUTION DAMAGE. 1 Dealing with marine pollution, whether at sea or on the shore, can be a protracted and expensive business.

Initially, the costs of clean up operations fall on the bodies incurring them. 2 This appendix gives a brief description of the ways that those involved inFile Size: 69KB.

§ Elements of liability § Defenses to liability § Limits on liability § Interest; partial payment of claims § Natural resources § Recovery by foreign claimants § Recovery by responsible party § Contribution § Indemnification agreements § Consultation on removal actions § The electronic Irish Statute Book (eISB) comprises the Acts of the Oireachtas (Parliament), Statutory Instruments, Legislation Directory, Constitution and a limited number of pre Acts.

(Civil Liability and Compensation) Act, AN ACT TO GIVE EFFECT TO THE INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION ON CIVIL LIABILITY FOR OIL POLLUTION DAMAGE, Pollution of Waters by Oil and Noxious Substances Act (No. 27). This Act makes provision for the protection of the sea and certain waters from pollution by oil and other noxious substances, implementing the International Convention for the Prevention of Pollution from Ships (Marpol).

the Federal Water Pollution Control Act, as amended by this Act, or revised under section of the Comprehensive Envi­ ronmental Response, Compensation, and Liability Act (42 U.S.C. ); (20) ‘‘natural resources’’ includes land, fish, wildlife, biota, air, File Size: KB.

The Oil Pollution Act (OPA) provided new requirements in part by amending section of the Clean Water Act, for preventing, preparing for, and responding to any oil spill affecting inland U.S.

waters; expanded liability provisions; and consolidated existing oil spill liability funds into, and strengthened, the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund to provide greater resources to respond to oil spills.

Get this from a library. Oil Pollution Liability and Compensation Act of report (to accompany S. ) (including cost estimate of the Congressional Budget Office).

[United States. Congress. Senate. Committee on Environment and Public Works.]. Pollution of Waters by Oil and Noxious Substances Act No.

27 of 3 * * * * * s. (Sch. 6 repealed by * * * * * inserted by master in relation to a ship, means a person, other than a pilot, having command or charge of the ship; Navigation Act means the Navigation Act of the Commonwealth as amended and in force for the time being.

Provides a brief history of the Superfund Amendments and Reauthorization Act (SARA) of This amended law was enacted by Congress to revise existing provisions of CERCLA and add new authorities to the law.

NCP Overview. Provides a brief history of the National Oil and Hazardous Substances Pollution Contingency Plan (NCP). Any amounts remaining in the Offshore Oil Pollution Compensation Fund established under section of that title (43 U.S.C.

) shall be deposited in the Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund established under section of the Internal Revenue Code of (26 U.S.C.

The Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund shall assume all liability incurred. The Oil Pollution act imposes long term impacts due to the potential for unlimited liability and the statute's that hold insurers to serve as guarantors, which has ultimately resulted in the refusal of insurance companies to issue agreements of financial liability to vessel operators and d by: the st United States Congress.II.

Oil Spill Liability Trust Fund (OSLTF) A. Background The Oil Pollution Act of (OPA) addressed the wideranging problems associated with - prevention, response, and compensation for oil pollution from vessels and facilities in our nation’s navigable waters, adjoining shorelines, and exclusive economic zone.

OPA greatly.Oil Pollution Liability and Compensation Act of hearing before the Committee on Environment and Public Works, United States Senate, Ninety-ninth Congress, second session, on .