Definition(s)
The principle of non-regression prohibits any recession of environmental law or existing levels of environmental protection, and comprises its protective norms in the category of non-revocable and intagible legal rules, in the common interest of humanity. (Source: draft based on M. Prieur 'Le principe de non régression en droit de l'environnement, condition du développement durable', RADE, 2013)

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