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Environmental Liability Act
(Umwelthaftungsgesetz)

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Übersetzung durch Eileen Flügel

Translation provided by Eileen Flügel

Stand: Die Übersetzung berücksichtigt die Änderung(en) des Gesetzes durch Artikel 9 Absatz 5 des Gesetzes vom 23.11.2007 (BGBl. I S. 2631)
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Section 1Installation liability for environmental impacts
Section 2Liability for non-operational installations
Section 3Definitions
Section 4Exclusion of liability
Section 5Limitation of liability for damage to property
Section 6Presumption of cause
Section 7Exclusion of presumption
Section 8Right to information of the damaged party against an installation operator
Section 9Right of the damaged party to information from authorities
Section 10Right of the installation operator to information
Section 11Contributory negligence
Section 12Extent of liability for damages in the case of death
Section 13Extent of liability for damages in the case of bodily injury
Section 14Compensation in the form of annuities
Section 15Maximum amount of compensation
Section 16Expenses for restoration measures
Section 17Limitation
Section 18Further liability
Section 19Financial security
Section 20Authorisation to issue statutory instruments
Section 21Penal provisions
Section 22Provisions on fines
Section 23Transitional provisions
Annex 1
(to Section 1 of the Environmental Liability Act)
Annex 2
(to Section 19 of the Environmental Liability Act)