Publisher description for The reasonable arm of the law? : the law enforcement procedures of environmental health officers / Bridget M. Hutter.

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An empirical study of Environmental Health Officers and their enforcement procedures, this book looks at the use of criminal law to regulate business and industrial activity. Employing a comparative perspective, Hutter concentrates on the officials' approach to their work, the legal context of
enforcement, and the principles that guide their decisionmaking.

Library of Congress subject headings for this publication:
Environmental law -- Great Britain -- Criminal provisions.
Criminal liability of juristic persons -- Great Britain.
Public health laws -- Great Britain.
Sanitarians -- Great Britain.