The Precautionary Principle or precautionary approach states that if an action or Policy or Procedure has a suspected risk of causing harm to the public or to the environment, in the absence of scientific consensus that the action or Policy or Procedure is harmful, the burden of proof that it is not harmful falls on those taking the action.
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Failure to comply with this Policy or Policy Instrument may be considered as misconduct and the provisions of the relevant Policy or Procedure applied.
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