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" Lack of scientific certainty due to insufficient relevant scientific information and knowledge regarding the extent of the potential adverse effects of a living modified organism on the conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity in the Party... "
The Regulatory Challenge of Biotechnology: Human Genetics, Food and Patents - Page 134
edited by - 2007 - 290 pages
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The International Politics of Biotechnology: Investigating Global Futures

John Vogler, Alan M. Russell - 2000 - 259 pages
...provisions (Article 10.6) was developed on the basis of a proposal from the Compromise Group. This reads: Lack of scientific certainty due to insufficient relevant...diversity in the Party of import, taking also into account risks to human health, shall not prevent that Party from taking a decision, as appropriate, with regard...
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Greening Trade and Investment: Environmental Protection Without Protectionism

Eric Neumayer - 2001 - 228 pages
...Declaration on Environment and Development'. Article 10:6 gives considerable significance to the principle:10 Lack of scientific certainty due to insufficient relevant...diversity in the Party of import, taking also into account risks to human health, shall not prevent that Party from taking a decision, as appropriate, with regard...
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Handbook of the Convention on Biological Diversity

Convention sur la diversité biologique, Secretariat of the Convention on Biological Diversity, Convention on Biological Diversity. Secretariat, Secretariat to The Cbd - 2001 - 690 pages
...receipt of the notification shall not imply its consent to an intentional transboundary movement. 6. Lack of scientific certainty due to insufficient relevant...diversity in the Party of import, taking also into account risks to human health, shall not prevent that Party from taking a decision, as appropriate, with regard...
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Environment, Human Rights and International Trade

Francesco Francioni - 2001 - 361 pages
...First, does Article 11.8 extend the precautionary principle to human health? The wording is clumsy: "adverse effects of a living modified organism on...biological diversity in the party of import, taking into account risks to human health". Clearly this applies the precautionary principle to biological...
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Sowing the Seeds for Sustainability: Agriculture, Biodiversity, Economics ...

Rachel Wiseman, Liz Hopkins - 2001 - 133 pages
...management decisions based on the risk assessments (Art. 16). • The right to take a decision without scientific certainty due to insufficient relevant...regarding the extent of the potential adverse effects of an LMO on the conservation and sustainable use of biological diversity in the Party of import, taking...
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Food Safety and the WTO:The Interplay of Culture, Science and Technology

Marsha Echols - 2001 - 180 pages
...Biological Diversity. Under the Protocol, although there is a lack of "scientific certainty" because of "insufficient relevant scientific information and...regarding the extent of the potential adverse effects," a government may act to "avoid or minimize" the "potential adverse effects."88 The goal, scope and...
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Environmental Principles: From Political Slogans to Legal Rules

Nicolas de Sadeleer - 2002 - 433 pages
...risks to hnman health, and specifically focusing on transhoundary movements.' Articles 1016l and 1118l: 'Lack of scientific certainty due to insufficient...extent of the potential adverse effects of a living Party of imporr, taking also into account risks to hnman health, shall HOE prevent that Party from...
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Ethical Issues in Biotechnology

Richard Sherlock, John D. Morrey - 2002 - 643 pages
...into the international treaty known as the Cartagena Biosafety Protocol in the following language: "Lack of scientific certainty due to insufficient...information and knowledge regarding the extent of potential adverse effects of a living modified organism on the conservation and sustainable use of...
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Looking Ahead:International Law in the 21st Century

Canadian Council on International Law. Conference - 2002 - 347 pages
...precautionary principle in the Protocol empowers countries to prevent the import of LMOs, even if there is a lack of scientific certainty due to insufficient relevant scientific information and knowledge concerning the extent of the possible adverse effects of an LMO in the Party of import. The Preamble...
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EU Regulation and Transatlantic Trade

Sebastiaan Princen - 2002 - 432 pages
...Without using the phrase 'precautionary principle' or 'approach,' Articles 10.6 and 11.8 state that 'lack of scientific certainty due to insufficient relevant scientific information and knowledge (...) shall not prevent [a] Party from taking a decision, as appropriate, with regard to the import...
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