Mind the Gaps … Law and Nano: Legal and Regulatory Challenges

A.B. Munir (Malaysia)


Nanotechnology, nanomaterial, nanoscale


This paper briefly outlines the benefits and risks of nanotechnology. It discusses the options; regulate or not to regulate the technology. A substantial part of the paper is on the debate of whether or not the existing rules and regulation are able to address the potential risks posed. It also outlines some proposals and recommendations to mitigate the adverse effects of nanotechnology.

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