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TABLE OF CONTENT List of Abbreviations List of Contributors Table of Cases Table of Legislations INTRODUCTION 1. Origin, Status, Effects of the Precautionary principle Nicolas de Sadeleer SECTION ONE: EC LAW 2. The Precautionary Principle in EC Health and Environment Law: Sword or Shield for the Nordic Countries? Nicolas de Sadeleer SECTION TWO: COMPARATIVE ANALYSIS OF THE PRECAUTIONARY PRINCIPLE IN THE NORDIC COUNTRIES 3. Denmark Ellen Margrethe Basse 4. Finland Erki Hollo 5. Iceland Jóhannsdóttir, Aõalheiõur 6. Norway Hans Christian Bugge 7. Sweden Gabriel Michanek 8. Legal Status of Precaution in the Nordic Countries: A Comparative Analysis Nicolas de Sadeleer SECTION THREE: THE PRECAUTIONARY PRINCIPLE AND THE LAW OF THE SEA ¿ A NORDIC PERSPECTIVE 9. The Precautionary Principle and HELCOM Minna Pyhälä, Anne Christine Brusendorff, Hanna Paulomäki, Peter Ehlers, Tapani Kohonen 10.The Precautionary Approach and Fisheries: A Nordic Perspective Tore Henriksen SECTION FOUR: PRECAUTION, GMOs and BIODIVERSITY 11. Uncertainty and Precaution: Challenges and Implications for Science and Policy of GMOs Ann Myhr 12. The Regulation of GMOs in EU Law Theofanis Christoforou 13. GMOs and Precaution in Norwegian Law Ole-Kristian Fauchald 14. GMOs and Precaution in Finnish and Swedish Law Jussi Kauppila 15. The Precautionary Principle and Nature Conservation Law: Danish Experiences Helle Tegner Anker SECTION FIVE: THE PRECAUTIONARY PRINCIPLE AND CHEMICALS 16. The Precautionary Principle in Swedish Chemicals Law and Policy Annika Nilsson, Lund University 17. Risks, Costs and Alternatives in EC Envronmental Legislation : The Case of REACH Gerd Winter 18. The Impact of REACH on the Regulatory Powers of the Nordic Countries Nicolas de Sadeleer 19. The Legacy of the Precautionary Principle in US Law: The Rise of Cost-Benefit Analysis and Risk Assessment as Undermining Factors in Health, Safety and Environmental Protection Nicholas Ashford CONCLUSION Nicolas de Sadeleer Index
Library of Congress Subject Headings for this publication:
Environmental law -- European Union countries.
Environmental risk assessment -- Law and legislation -- European Union countries.
Environmental law -- Scandinavia.
Environmental risk assessment -- Law and legislation -- Scandinavia.