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Jurisprudence

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Main objectives: How the Aarhus Convention has brought international and European environmental law to the Court.   Implementation: More and more references to the Aarhus Convention in the case law…
Publisher: UNECE
Main objectives: Providing more effective and accessible access to justice in cases relating to the environment specifically.   Implementation: The tribunal was set up through Act X of 2010, which…
Publisher: UNECE
Standing – Those affected or likely to be affected by environmental damage must have access to justice to challenge such damage; this includes those with use rights that have been affected (such as…
Publisher: UNECE / Task Force on Access to Justice
Standing – Environmental NGOs must be able to challenge decisions made within the framework of water law permit procedures. Where participation as a party to the administrative procedure is required…
Publisher: UNECE / Task Force on Access to Justice
Standing – Those affected or likely to be affected by environmental damage must have access to justice to challenge such damage; this includes those with use rights that have been affected (such as…
Publisher: UNECE / Task Force on Access to Justice
Standing – Environmental NGOs must be able to challenge decisions made within the framework of water law permit procedures. Where participation as a party to the administrative procedure is required…
Publisher: UNECE / Task Force on Access to Justice
Duty to give reasons: The Supreme Court explained the extent of the duty on local planning authorities to give reasons for their decisions to grant planning permission, including where applications…
Publisher: UNECE / Task Force on Access to Justice
EUFJE Conference "Climate Change and the judiciary" took place in Oxford, UK, on 21-23 September 2017. The resource provides access to the programme, presentations and country reports.
Publisher: EUFJE
Costs -  The court ruled that, while they cannot guarantee the certainty of costs, that the cost cap will not increase post-permission. They also determined that personal financial information should…
Publisher: UNECE/ Task Force on Access to Justice
The Court of Justice plays an important role in implementation and interpretation of the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) Directive. Knowledge of its judgements is therefore necessary for a…
Publisher: European Commission