TITLE

The 2005 South Asian Earthquake: Natural Calamity or Failure of State? State Liability and Remedies for Victims of Defective Construction in Pakistan

AUTHOR(S)
Khan, Maryam; Siddique, Osama
PUB. DATE
December 2007
SOURCE
Australian Journal of Asian Law;Dec2007, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p187
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
This article conducts a review and evaluation of the various potential legal remedies that might be available to the victims of the 2005 South Asian earthquake against public officials and the state. It argues that such litigation may establish accountability for the failures of the past and go some way toward providing compensation to those affected; it may also compel the state to establish adequate regulatory mechanisms for the future.
ACCESSION #
33404541

 

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