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environmental court

environmental court  

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Forms of specialist environmental court have been established in a number of common law jurisdictions, notably the Environment Court in New Zealand, and various courts in Australian States, such as ...
environmental Law

environmental Law  

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Law
The body of official legal rules, decisions, and actions that relate to environmental quality, natural resources, and ecological sustainability.
European Union environmental law

European Union environmental law  

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European Union environmental law is that body of law emanating from the European Union (‘EU’) concerning environmental protection. Technically speaking this body of law is Community environmental law ...
precautionary principle

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Encyclopaedic Dictionary of International Law (3 ed.)

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2009
Subject:
Law, International Law
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114 words

A principle or tenet of international environmental law, the classic formulation of which is in Principle 15 of the Rio

precautionary principle

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The New Oxford Companion to Law

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2009
Subject:
Law
Length:
504 words

The precautionary principle is a legal principle concerned with how power is exercised in relation to taking environmental and public

product safety

product safety  

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Products must be safe for people to use. There are various direct controls that are intended to ensure that an adequate level of safety is maintained. The concept of ‘safety’ ...

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