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Civil Liability of Nuclear Damage Bill Compromises Absolute Liability

The effort through Civil Liability of Nuclear Damage Law, to cap the maximum liability to the operator in the event of a nuclear accident in a nuclear power plant to a maximum of Rs. 500 crores (US $ 100 million), is nothing short of an outrageous effort that belittles Right to Life in India and trivialises costs involved in compensating the largely irreversible damage to public health, property and environment.

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