La mise en œuvre du principe de précaution dans l'accord sps de l'omc. Les enseignements des différends commerciaux
AbstractArticle 5.7 of the sps agreement of the wto seems to provide the only available framework for referring to the precautionary principle as a means of settling international disputes. Yet are we sure it provides the adequate tool for this purpose ? The present article shows there is no all-embracing answer to this question. Whereas important aspects of the precautionary principle are present in article 5.7, others are not. A discussion of the importance of the omitted features is presented.Classification JEL : F020, F130, K320, K330, Q170.
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Volume (Year): 54 (2003)
Issue (Month): 6 ()
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