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This RPC short guidance note sets out the factors that the RPC will look for when the precautionary principle is cited as a key rationale for intervention. It aims to provide policy-makers and analysts with a concise tool to assist them in presenting evidence that will be relevant to the department’s application of the precautionary principle and is appropriate to their specific circumstances.