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The UK Supreme Court Yearbook Volume 7: 2016

Edited by: Daniel Clarry, Christopher Sargeant
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Risk: Regulation and Administrative Constitutionalism

ISBN13: 9781849460880
Published: June 2010
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback (Hardback in 2007)
Price: £27.99
Hardback edition , ISBN13 9781841130330

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Over the last decade the regulatory evaluation of environmental and public health risks has been one of the most legally controversial areas of contemporary government activity. As this award-winning work shows, legal disputes over risk evaluation are disputes over administrative constitutionalism in that they are disputes over what role law should play in constituting and limiting the power of administrative risk regulators. Five case studies taken from five different legal cultures demonstrate this point, and the work concludes with a strong argument for re-orienting the focus of scholarship in this area.