Cost of prevention and remediation

Heading I.
Obligation of the operator

Article 15.4.1.

The operator bears the cost of measures put in place in accordance with this title, without prejudice to any later application of Articles 15.5.1 up to and including 15.5.6.


Measures taken by the competent authority on the grounds of Articles 15.8.4 up to and including 15.8.7 do not affect the operator’s obligations under the terms of this title, or measures with regard to state aid.

Heading II.
Recovery of costs where multiple parties are involved

Article 15.4.2. If one and the same incident of damage or immediate threat of damage is caused by multiple parties, the parties are jointly and severally liable for the costs.