- Precautionary approach
- found: Work cat.: Bechmann, P. Le principe de précaution, c2002.
- found: August, R. International law dictionary & directory WWW site, Mar. 11, 2004 (Precautionary approach: Attitude that states should not delay in taking action to correct a threat of serious or irreversible damage to the environment merely because there is a lack of scientific certainty that injury will result)
- found: Britannica online, Mar. 16, 2004: under "Environmental law": "Principles of environmental law": "The precautionary principle" (The precautionary principle requires that, if there is a strong suspicion that a certain activity may have environmentally harmful consequences, it is better to control that activity now rather than wait for incontrovertible scientific evidence. This principle is expressed in the Rio Declaration, which stipulates that, 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." ...)
- found: Legal periodicals full text via Wilson Web, Mar. 11, 2004: thesaurus (subj. hdg.: Precautionary principle: 9 records; BT: Environmental law)
- found: Reinterpreting the precautionary principle, c2001: p. 9 (The precautionary principle is a culturally framed concept that is constructed from changing social judgements about the appropriate roles of science, economics, ethics, politics and law in anticipatory environmental protection and management)
- found: OCLC, Mar. 16, 2004 keyword title search for "precautionary principle" (55 hits)
- notfound: Black's law dict.;Duhaime's law dict. WWW site, Mar. 11, 2004;Law.com dict.;Everybody's legal dict. WWW site, Mar. 11, 2004
- 2004-03-17: new
- 2004-05-27: revised
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