Guidance

RPC guidance – ‘using the precautionary principle’, January 2020

This note sets out the factors that the RPC will look for in impact assessments where the precautionary principle is cited as a key rationale for intervention.

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RPC short guidance note - 'using the precautionary principle', January 2020

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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.

Published 17 January 2020