This amendment will come into force no later than two years from the date of promulgation on a date to be specified by a Cabinet Order.
In May 2010, Australia launched legal proceedings against Japan in the International Court of Justice.
Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
The March 11, 2011 earthquake that struck off the coast of northeast Japan, and the devastation of the subsequent tsunami, will surely leave myriad legal issues in its wake. Among them, the process of allocating the enormous costs involved in cleaning up the
Japan has nuclear liability caps much higher than those in Canada. Under the Law on Compensation for Nuclear Damage, plant operator liability is exclusive and absolute, and power plant operators must provide a ‘financial security amount’ of ¥120 billion ($1.2 billion), 16 times the Canadian limit.
Komatsu Koma & Nishikawa