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European Regulation of Consumer Product Safety

Christopher Hodges

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199282555
eISBN:
9780191700217
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282555.001.0001
Subject:
Law, EU Law

This book examines the European Community legislation that regulates the safety of consumer products. The book surveys the extent to which this legislation aims to and succeeds in achieving safety ... More


The Role of Authorities in Post-marketing Safety

Christopher Hodges

in European Regulation of Consumer Product Safety

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199282555
eISBN:
9780191700217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282555.003.0012
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The issue for this chapter is what the role of the authorities should be in achieving the safety of products in use after they have been put into circulation, and the extent to which they currently ... More


Conclusions on Safety Mechanisms

Christopher Hodges

in European Regulation of Consumer Product Safety

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199282555
eISBN:
9780191700217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282555.003.0015
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The chapters of Part two have critically analysed the various mechanisms included in the sectoral and horizontal legislation that contribute to the achievement of the safety in the use of products. ... More


French Law: Formal Bases of Liability and Practical ‘Irresponsibility’

SIMON WHITTAKER

in Liability for Products: English Law, French Law, and European Harmonization

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256137
eISBN:
9780191681639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256137.003.0012
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter addresses the question of liability in the administration for failures in the organisation or control of product safety. Firstly, it is concerned with the possession by public bodies of ... More


English Law: Recurrent Themes and Endemic Casuistry

SIMON WHITTAKER

in Liability for Products: English Law, French Law, and European Harmonization

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256137
eISBN:
9780191681639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256137.003.0013
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter is concerned with liability in the administration for failures to regulate or control product safety in English law. Firstly, it explains how the sources of power in English ... More


English Law: Crime, the Criminal Process and ‘Essentially Civil Claims’

SIMON WHITTAKER

in Liability for Products: English Law, French Law, and European Harmonization

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256137
eISBN:
9780191681639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256137.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

English law possesses an elaborate and wide-ranging series of criminal offences which sanction the manufacture or supply of an unsafe product (whether or not it causes personal injury or death), and ... More


The Community Institutions Involved and their Mechanisms of Governance

Christopher Hodges

in European Regulation of Consumer Product Safety

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780199282555
eISBN:
9780191700217
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199282555.003.0017
Subject:
Law, EU Law

The purpose of this chapter is to analyse the actors who are involved in Community regulation. It finds out how these actors operate and interrelate, the nature of the controls to which each is ... More


Fraudes, Homicides and the Role of the Partie Civile

SIMON WHITTAKER

in Liability for Products: English Law, French Law, and European Harmonization

Published in print:
2005
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780198256137
eISBN:
9780191681639
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198256137.003.0014
Subject:
Law, Comparative Law

This chapter examines the relationship between criminal responsibility for product safety and compensation in French law. It begins by distinguishing two broad questions in setting out the pieces of ... More


New Health Technologies and Their Impact on EU Product Liability Regulations

Monica Navarro‐Michel

in European Law and New Health Technologies

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2013
ISBN:
9780199659210
eISBN:
9780191748165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199659210.003.0008
Subject:
Law, EU Law, Medical Law

This chapter examines the impact of new health technologies on EU product liability law, with particular reference to risks, markets, and rights. It reveals a lack of uniformity at the Member State ... More


Legal Origins and Principles

Rebecca J. Cook, Bernard M. Dickens, and Mahmoud F. Fathalla

in Reproductive Health and Human Rights: Integrating Medicine, Ethics, and Law

Published in print:
2003
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780199241323
eISBN:
9780191696909
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199241323.003.0005
Subject:
Philosophy, Moral Philosophy

The application of ethical assessment is related to applications of law and principles of human rights. This chapter provides a foundation for legal analysis and perception that can be applied to ... More


Public Interest Lost

in The People's Agents and the Battle to Protect the American Public: Special Interests, Government, and Threats to Health, Safety, and the Environment

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226772028
eISBN:
9780226772042
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226772042.003.0001
Subject:
Law, Environmental and Energy Law

The fundamental principle—that government has a vital role to play in protecting people from harm—could lead to endless arguments in the arena of traditional social welfare programs over exactly when ... More


Provisions Covering General Product Safety

Duncan Fairgrieve and Richard Goldberg

in Product Liability

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
March 2021
ISBN:
9780199679232
eISBN:
9780191932885
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199679232.003.0025
Subject:
Law, Law of Obligations

The main purpose of this book is to provide a detailed statement of the principles governing the civil liability of manufacturers and others for damage or loss caused by defective products. In ... More


Regulating Hazardous Chemicals

Ken Geiser

in Chemicals without Harm: Policies for a Sustainable World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262012522
eISBN:
9780262327015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012522.003.0002
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

During the 1970s, the U.S. federal government enacted a series of laws designed to control human health and environmental risks of pesticides, drugs, food additives, cosmetics, industrial chemicals ... More


Consumer policy

Miriam Hartlapp, Julia Metz, and Christian Rauh

in Which Policy for Europe?: Power and Conflict inside the European Commission

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
November 2014
ISBN:
9780199688036
eISBN:
9780191767425
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199688036.003.0007
Subject:
Political Science, European Union

The chapter summarizes 18 cases studies on Commission position formation in the field of consumer policy. It highlights how this rather young European policy area emancipates from purely market and ... More


Considering New Initiatives

Ken Geiser

in Chemicals without Harm: Policies for a Sustainable World

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780262012522
eISBN:
9780262327015
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
The MIT Press
DOI:
10.7551/mitpress/9780262012522.003.0004
Subject:
Environmental Science, Environmental Studies

While U.S. federal chemical policy development largely ceased after 1980, major developments occurred in other countries and internationally. In 2006 the European Union significantly overhauled the ... More


Corporate Risk Analysis: A Reckless Act?

W. Kip Viscusi

in Punitive Damages: How Juries Decide

Published in print:
2002
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226780146
eISBN:
9780226780160
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226780160.003.0011
Subject:
Law, Company and Commercial Law

Many instances of juror responses to what could be considered routine corporate product-safety decision making raise questions about how jurors think about punitive damages awards in products ... More


A Clear Conscience: Setting Helmet Standards and Legal Responsibility for Injuries, 1960s–1970s

Kathleen Bachynski

in No Game for Boys to Play: The History of Youth Football and the Origins of a Public Health Crisis

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781469653709
eISBN:
9781469653723
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469653709.003.0008
Subject:
Public Health and Epidemiology, Public Health

In the late 1960s, longstanding criticisms of the lack of football helmet standards became complementary to broader calls for product safety research and regulation. Several non-profit voluntary ... More


Consumer Product Safety Regulation and Investor–State Arbitration Policy and Practice After Philip Morris Asia v. Australia*

Luke Nottage

in Regionalism in International Investment Law

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780195389005
eISBN:
9780199332434
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195389005.003.0015
Subject:
Law, Public International Law

This chapter examines the unfolding dispute between Philip Morris Asia Limited (PMA) and Australia over the country's Product Safety Regulations. The discussions cover treaty-based investor-state ... More


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