CCS liability legislation

30th August 2012

Topic(s): Liability, Permitting, Policy law and regulation

This section considers the legislation around liability in relation to CCS in Europe and Australia.

1. Liability under the European CCS Directive on the storage of CO2

We consider the liability provisions of the EU Directive on the geological storage of carbon dioxide and related legislation:

2. Liability in Australian law for CCS activities

The Federal regulatory framework for offshore CCS activities is unique in Australia in that it provides mandatory indemnification by the Commonwealth Government for specified long-term liabilities.


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