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Environmental Risk Management in New Zealand - Is There Scope to Apply a More Generic Framework? - PP 06/06

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  • Environmental Risk Management in New Zealand - Is There Scope to Apply a More Generic Framework?
  • Published: Jul 2006
  • Status: Current
  • Author: Cameron, Linda
  • Hard copy: Available in HTML and PDF formats only.
 

Environmental Risk Management in New Zealand – Is There Scope to Apply A More Generic Framework?

New Zealand Policy Perspectives Paper 06/06

Published: July 2006

Author: Linda Cameron

Table of Contents

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Summary

Introduction

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

Conclusion

References

Appendix One

Appendix Two

tpp06-06.pdf (157 KB) pp. 37

Acknowledgements

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.

Disclaimer

The views, opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this Policy Perspectives Paper are strictly those of the author(s). They do not necessarily reflect the views of the New Zealand Treasury.  The Treasury takes no responsibility for any errors or omissions in, or for the correctness of, the information contained in these Policy Perspectives Papers. The paper is presented not as policy, but to inform and stimulate wider debate.

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