Australian environmental law : norms, principles and rules / D.E. Fisher, MA, LLB, PhD (Edinburgh), professor of law, Queensland University of Technology.
Pyrmont, NSW : Lawbook Co., 2014.
cxxiii, 729 pages ; 25 cm
Formatted Contents Note
Part I. The normative context of environmental law 1. The nature of environmental law 2. The ethical dilemmas of environmental law 3. The international framework of environmental law 4. The constitutional foundations of environmental law Part II. The normative structure of environmental law 5. The changing directions of environmental law 6. The normative sources of sustainability 7. Sustainability in Australian legislation Part III. The instrumental structure of environmental law 8. Rules of law in support of environmental policy and regulation 9. Rules of competence 10. Rules of limitation regulatory, liability and market rules 11. Rules of limitation methodological rules for environmental governance 12. Rules of limitation normative and strategic rules 13. Rules of limitation planning rules Part IV. Environmental law in operation 14. Facilitation of resource development 15. Protection of the environmental 16. Conservation of the natural and cultural environmental 17. Enforcement 18. How environmental law is responding to global challenges.
Since 2003 climate change and overuse of water resources have emerged as major challenges for the environmental legal system. This second edition addresses these issues. Author from Queensland University of Technology, Australia.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
KU1507 .F568 2014
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