The use of ethical principles as a regulatory instrument in relation to plant technology -: An experience from Danish law

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The use of ethical principles as a regulatory instrument in relation to plant technology - : An experience from Danish law. / Hartlev, Mette.

I: Journal International de Bioethique, Bind 17, Nr. 3, 2006, s. 107-115.

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Hartlev, M 2006, 'The use of ethical principles as a regulatory instrument in relation to plant technology -: An experience from Danish law', Journal International de Bioethique, bind 17, nr. 3, s. 107-115.

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Hartlev, M. (2006). The use of ethical principles as a regulatory instrument in relation to plant technology -: An experience from Danish law. Journal International de Bioethique, 17(3), 107-115.

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Hartlev M. The use of ethical principles as a regulatory instrument in relation to plant technology -: An experience from Danish law. Journal International de Bioethique. 2006;17(3):107-115.

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Hartlev, Mette. / The use of ethical principles as a regulatory instrument in relation to plant technology - : An experience from Danish law. I: Journal International de Bioethique. 2006 ; Bind 17, Nr. 3. s. 107-115.

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