This article explores areas of liability in mine action operations. It defines the concept of residual risk after completion of survey and clearance efforts and presents methods of assigning responsibility for it. The author offers further legal considerations in mine action, including the extent to which contractors are liable for their equipment, employees and the cleared land both during and after operations as well as the process by which national mine action standards are incorporated into the legal liability of all concerned actors.
"Legal Aspects of the Land Release Process,"
The Journal of ERW and Mine Action
: Vol. 17
, Article 4.
Available at: http://commons.lib.jmu.edu/cisr-journal/vol17/iss1/4