Decision ID: 000622

In June 1996 the 1971 Fund Executive Committee instructed the Director to investigate whether, and if so, to what extent the Finnish authorities had taken the necessary steps to recover the costs incurred from the shipowner and his insurer or from the Estonian authorities, and to examine the reasonableness of the amount claimed.

Date: 31.05.1996
Category: Application of the Conventions
Subject: Interpretation of 'having taken all reasonable steps' to obtain compensation in Article 4.1(b) of the 1969 and 1992 Civil Liability Conventions