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Environment & Climate Change

30 March 2020
Sara Andersson Supreme Court clarifies that relevant contractual provisions can supersede Environmental Code

Sweden - Advokatfirman Lindahl

The Supreme Court recently clarified that Chapter 32 of the Environmental Code can be applied between contracting parties and that it is possible to derogate from those provisions and even exclude their application through contractual provisions. While this ruling confirms that a contracting party can safely rely on terms which modify the liability rules in the Environmental Code, it also highlights the importance of ensuring that such provisions are clearly worded and well understood.

Author: Sara Andersson
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