xxxvi, 396 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
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Origin, status and effects of the precautionary principle / Nicolas de Sadeleer The precautionary principle in European Community health and environment law : sword or shield for the Nordic countries? / Nicolas de Sadeleer Denmark / Ellen Margrethe Basse Finland / Erki Hollo Iceland / Aðalheiður Jóhannsdóttir Norway / Hans Christian Bugge Sweden / Gabriel Michanek Legal status of precaution in the Nordic countries : a comparative analysis / Nicolas de Sadeleer The precautionary principle and Helsinki Commission / Minna Pyhälä ... [et al.] The precautionary approach and fisheries : a Nordic perspective / Tore Henriksen Uncertainty and precaution : challenges and implications for science and the policy of genetically modified organisms / Ann Ingeborg Myhr Genetically modified organisms in European Union law / Theofanis Christoforou Genetically modified organisms and precaution in Norwegian law / Ole Kristian Fauchald Genetically modified organisms and precaution in Finnish and Swedish law / Jussi Kauppila The precautionary principle and nature conservation law : Danish experiences / Helle Tegner Anker The precautionary principle in Swedish chemicals law and policy / Annika Nilsson Risks, costs and alternatives in European Community environmental legislation : the case of registration, evaluation and authorization of chemicals (REACH) / Gerd Winter The impact of registration, evaluation and authorization of chemicals (REACH) on the regulatory powers of the Nordic countries / Nicolas de Sadeleer The legacy of the precautionary principle in US law : the rise of cost-benefit analysis and risk assessment as undermining factors in health, safety and environmental protection / Nicholas Ashford Lessons from international, EU and Nordic legal regimes / Nicolas de Sadeleer.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.