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" In order to protect the environment, the precautionary approach shall be widely applied by States according to their capabilities. Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty shall not be used as a reason... "
Pesticide Risk Assessment in Rice Paddies: Theory and Practice - Page 34
edited by - 2011 - 266 pages
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The Oxford Handbook of Contextual Political Analysis, Volume 5

Joseph L Buttenwieser Professor of Social Science Charles Tilly, PhD - 2006 - 869 pages
...principle. Probably the most cited version of the precautionary principle is the one in the Rio declaration: "Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty shall not be used as a reason for postponing cost-effective measures to prevent environmental degradation"...
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International Environmental Law: Fairness, Effectiveness, and World Order

Elli Louka - 2006
...according to their capabilities." According to the precautionary approach, as endorsed in the declaration: Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty shall not be used as a reason for postponing cost-effective measures to prevent environmental degradation....
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Chemicals in the Environment: Assessing and Managing Risk

Ronald E. Hester, R. M. Harrison, Royal Society of Chemistry (Great Britain) - 2006 - 158 pages
...principle' , as do many other bodies. 4.2 The Precautionary Principle The precautionary principle says: 'Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty shall not be used as a reason for postponing cost-effective measures to prevent environmental degradation'...
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Drug Classification: Making a Hash of It?; Fifth Report of Session 2005-06 ...

Great Britain: Parliament: House of Commons: Science and Technology Committee - 2006 - 177 pages
...principle in the field of environmental health has been defined in the Rio Declaration from June 1992: Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty shall not be used as a reason for postponing cost-effective measures to prevent environmental degradation....
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Prediction or Prophecy?: The Boundaries of Economic Foreknowledge and Their ...

Gregor Betz - 2007 - 280 pages
...environment the Precautionary Approach shall be widely applied by states according to their capabilities. Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific certainty shall not be used as a reason for postponing cost-effective measures to prevent environmental degradation....
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Protecting the Marine Environment from Land-based Sources of Pollution ...

Daud Hassan - 2006 - 233 pages
...Environmental measures must anticipate, prevent and attack the causes of environmental degradation. Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full scientific 48 Alheritiere, D., Environmental Impact Assessment and Agricultural Development: A Comparative Study;...
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Numbers: A Population Reduction Proposal

Rob Ord - 2006 - 248 pages
...environment, the precautionary approach shall be widely applied by States according to their capabilities. Where there are threats of serious or irreversible damage, lack of full 369 See also Hirsch, WZ Law and Economy: an Introductory Analysis (3rd Edn) (New York: Associated Press,...
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Environmental Protection, Law and Policy: Text and Materials

Jane Holder, Maria Lee - 2007
...precautionary principle, as defined at the 1992 Rio Conference on the Environment and Development, requires that: 'Where there are threats of serious or irreversible...effective measures to prevent environmental degradation.' 67. It is self-evident that the principle itself, as stated above, would not assist the Claimant rather...
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Global Climate Change and U.S. Law

Michael Gerrard - 2007 - 754 pages
...parties. One of the Article 3 principles is the so-called "precautionary principle," which provides that where there are "threats of serious or irreversible...damage, lack of full scientific certainty should not be used as a reason for postponing [precautionary] measures."9 However, such measures should be "cost-effective...
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Protecting Coastal and Marine Environments from Land-based Activities: A ...

2006 - 96 pages
...level, drawing on pertinent information and analyses at the subregional, regional and global levels. Where there are threats of serious or irreversible...damage, lack of full scientific certainty should not be used as a reason for postponing cost-effective measures to prevent the degradation of the marine environment....
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