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I would like to thank Peter Clough, Michele Lloyd and Mark Sowden for undertaking peer review. Helpful comments on drafts were provided by David Galt, Kevin Guerin and Joanna Smith. Thanks are also due to Maria Connor and Anand Kochunny for research assistance.
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Table of Contents
- Key concepts
- Risk management framework
- Precautionary principle: origin, definitions and interpretation
- Application of the precautionary principle in New Zealand
- International practice
- Possible guidelines for New Zealand
- Appendix One
- Appendix Two