Volume 10 (2004)

Volume 10 (2004) / Issue 2

José Luís da Cruz Vilaca, 'The Precautionary Principle in EC Law' (2004) 10 European Public Law, Issue 2, pp. 369–406


The precautionary principle was first spelled out, at the EC level, in the field of environmental protection by the Maastricht Treaty. The ECJ dealt with some issues relating to a precautionary approach since 1994, in particular after the BSE cases.

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