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a preliminary report of government proposals that is published in order to stimulate discussion

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The Green Paper was released in July and puts forward a possible framework to manage Queenslands wild harvest fisheries into the future.
We remain hopeful that the green paper will be published and that it will recognise the benefits of GDL, include the recommendations from the TRL review, and that a frank and open public debate will follow.
Other measures expected in the Green Paper are suggestions for a minimum 12-month learning period, 100 hours of supervised daytime practice and 20 hours at night.
Regarding the reduction of GHGs to be proposed, the Commission still needs to fine-tune its evaluation, while the green paper recognises that a reduction of GHGs by 40% by 2030 is necessary if the EU wants to meet the objectives within its road map for 2050 (a reduction of GHGs by between 80% and 95% by 2050).
The European plastics industry has welcomed the Commission's Green Paper on Plastic Waste as a catalyst for joint action amongst different key players to achieve the vision of 'Zero Plastics to Landfill by 2020'.
The committee is in the process of preparing its response to the green paper and urges interested readers to submit their own responses by February 14, or raise their concerns on the proposals with their MP.
The Tories, who could be in power by that time, indicated that a Conservative government could use the green paper to inform its thinking when it carried out its own promised SDR.
This long awaited green paper must not miss the opportunity to put this right.
Braby said the Green Paper would be launched during June or July.
Cut a leaf out of green paper and glue it to the top of your apple.
THE Housing Green Paper shows the government is satisfied with the direction of the private rented sector, says the Association of Residential Letting Agents (Arla).
LOCAL authorities were invited this week to help write a European Union (EU) green paper on how sustainable urban transport can benefit many municipal policy goals.
The last few months have seen the publication of the Government's long-awaited Green Paper for looked after children in England--Care Matters (also referred to elsewhere in this journal).
THE Government's new Green Paper on energy was slammed as "wishy washy" and "incomplete" by an opposition TD last night.
The green paper invited comment from the financial services sector and from citizens to be incorporated into a proposed policy on financial services.