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Should India Sign the Convention on Supplementary Compensation?

Dr. G. Balachandran was a Consulting Fellow at the Institute for Defence Studies and Analyses, New Delhi. Click here for detailed profile
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  • October 27, 2010

    A lot of attention has been paid recently to the Convention on Supplementary Compensation (CSC), free standing international convention on civil nuclear liability. US had urged India to sign the CSC and India had committed itself to doing so. However, this paper argues that the CSC does not confer any benefit to India and that it may in fact prove to be detrimental to Indian interests and why it should, therefore, not be signed.

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