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Wu Guojin v. China Railway No.5 Engineering Group co., LTD.&Lu Qiao Engineering co., LTD. of China Railway No.5 Engineering Group co., LTD.

Country
China
Type of court
National - higher court
Date
Dec 31, 2015
Source
UNEP, InforMEA
Court name
Guiyang Intermediate People’s Court
Seat of court
Guiyang City, Guizhou Province
Language
Chinese
Subject
Livestock
Abstract

During the period of the defendants’ construction, there was a condition that massive laying hens dying and producing soft and misshapen eggs in the plaintiff’s farms about 20 to 30 meters from the construction site.

The case was brought by the plantiff in front of Qingzhen County People’s Court.

Based on the principles of fairness, the court established calculation model with the aid of breeding manuals and basic data provided by the expert witness, and calculated the loss. The second trial of Guiyang Intermediate People's Court affirmed the practice of the first-instance court, and the final ordered the defendants for compensation in more than 450,000 yuan.

(Contribution:   Professor Tianbao QIN, Tang HE, and Han GAO, Research Institute of Environmental Law, Wuhan University, China )

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