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Using domestic law in the fight against obesity : an introductory guide for the Pacific

Lawrence, Mark 2003, Using domestic law in the fight against obesity : an introductory guide for the Pacific, World Health Organisation, Geneva, Switzerland.

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Title Using domestic law in the fight against obesity : an introductory guide for the Pacific
Author(s) Lawrence, MarkORCID iD for Lawrence, Mark
Publication date 2003
Total pages 20 p.
Publisher World Health Organisation
Place of Publication Geneva, Switzerland
Keyword(s) Obesity -- prevention & control -- Southeast Asia
Obesity -- prevention & control -- Far East
Obesity -- prevention & control -- Oceania
Health Promotion -- legislation & jurisprudence -- Southeast Asia
Health Promotion -- legislation & jurisprudence -- Far East
Health Promotion -- legislation & jurisprudence -- Oceania
Legislation, Food -- standards -- Southeast Asia
Legislation, Food -- standards -- Far East
Legislation, Food -- standards -- Oceania
Summary Contents: Acknowledgements -- What is the purpose of this introductory guide? -- Why use domestic laws in the fight against obesity? -- What must be considered when using domestic laws in the fight against obesity? -- The Agreement on Agriculture -- The SPS Agreement -- The TBT Agreement -- Which approach is best used in the fight against obesity? -- Pricing controls -- Restrictions on supply -- Labelling requirement -- How might a regulatory approach be justified? -- Where to from here? -- Conclusion -- References

Notes Prepared by Dr Mark Lawrence, Senior Lecturer, School of Health Sciences, Deakin University, Burwood, Victoria, Australia, as a background document for the FAO/SPC/WHO Consultation on Food Safety and Quality in the Pacific, held in Nadi, Fiji on 11-15 November 2002, supported by comments from Ms Josephine Cooper, Director, Centre for Health, Law, Ethics and Policy, University of Newcastle, Callaghan, NSWAustralia.
ISBN 929061045X
Language eng
Field of Research 111799 Public Health and Health Services not elsewhere classified
HERDC Research category A5 Minor research monograph
Copyright notice ©2003, World Health Organization
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