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what is the  precautionarz principle?
“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.”

European Commission (2000) Communication from the Commission on the Precautionary Principle
(a) scientific assessment of risk, acknowledging uncertainties and updated in light of new evidence;
(b) fairness and consistency;
(c) consideration of costs and benefits of actions;
(d) transparency; and
(e) proportionality.
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Author: Peebls
Main topic: Medicine
Topic: General
Published: 04.04.2010




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