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Konkursboets miljörättsliga ansvar: Särskilt vid gruvverksamhet i konkurs
Uppsala University, Disciplinary Domain of Humanities and Social Sciences, Faculty of Law, Department of Law.
2014 (Swedish)Independent thesis Advanced level (professional degree), 20 credits / 30 HE creditsStudent thesis
Abstract [en]

The thesis addresses the issue of when a bankruptcy estate, under environmental law, is responsible for the debtor’s environmentally hazardous activities. A fundamental principle of insolvency law is that the bankruptcy estate is not responsible for the debtor’s prior obligations. The environmental legal rules do not distinguish whether an injunction liability is directed against a bankruptcy estate or another operator. Therefor disputes often occur whether the bankruptcy estate is liable in these cases. During the autumn of 2013 two new cases regarding mining operations in bankruptcy shed light on the question concerning bankruptcy estate´s environmental liability. The new cases raised concern that it had been a change in the existing legal situation. 

Place, publisher, year, edition, pages
2014. , 57 p.
Keyword [sv]
Konkurs, miljörättsligt ansvar, gruvverksamhet
National Category
Law (excluding Law and Society)
URN: urn:nbn:se:uu:diva-219376OAI: oai:DiVA.org:uu-219376DiVA: diva2:699574
Educational program
Law Programme
Available from: 2014-06-24 Created: 2014-02-27 Last updated: 2014-06-24Bibliographically approved

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