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Published by N.M. Tripathi in Bombay .
Written in English



  • India,
  • United States.


  • Union Carbide Ltd. (India) -- Trials, litigation, etc.,
  • Union Carbide Corporation -- Trials, litigation, etc.,
  • Liability for hazardous substances pollution damages.,
  • Forum non conveniens -- United States.,
  • Bhopal Union Carbide Plant Disaster, Bhopal, India, 1984.,
  • India -- Trials, litigation, etc.

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Edition Notes

Statementprepared by Upendra Baxi and Thomas Paul.
ContributionsBaxi, Upendra., Paul, Thomas, 1950-, Indian Law Institute.
LC ClassificationsKF228.I53 M37 1986
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 230 p. ;
Number of Pages230
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2360686M
LC Control Number86902103

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