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Document ID (ISN)107882
CIS number 08-498
ISSN - Serial title 0014-6269 - Face au risque
Year 2007
Convention or series no.
Author(s) Coste-Floret J.M.
Title Responsibilities of enterprises with respect to terrorism
Original title La responsabilitÚ des entreprises face au terrorisme [in French]
Bibliographic information Mar. 2007, No.431, p.13-15. Illus.
Abstract Enterprises can be targets of terrorist attacks. Clients, employees or other persons who are victims of these attacks may claim damages against the enterprise, for either civil or criminal liability. This article discusses the civil and criminal liability of enterprises subjected to terrorist attacks, with comments on the following situations in particular: waiving of civil liability in cases of force majeure; cases where victims can claim occupational accident compensation; cases of employers' inexcusable error; example of the attack in 2002 against the bus carrying French naval construction personnel in Karachi, Pakistan.
Descriptors (primary) responsibilities of employers; terrorism; France
Descriptors (secondary) occupational accidents; legal aspects; compensation of occupational accidents; criminal liability; case law; responsibilities of employees; comment on law
Document type D - Periodical articles
Country / State or ProvinceFrance
Subject(s) Administration, legislation
Broad subject area(s) Stress, psychosocial factors
Browse category(ies) Violence and terrorism
Criminal liability in OSH