June 01, 2013

Criminalizing Spillages— A New English Invention

Andrew Waite

In March 2013, the English High Court handed down a judgment, the effect of which is that any unintentional spillage onto land is a criminal offense unless the person responsible took all reasonable precautions and exercised all due diligence to avoid it.

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