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Costs – The Court of Appeal established guidelines for the level of“reciprocal costs caps” for claimants in relation to the granting of Protective Cost Order (PCO). The Court rejected the notion that…
Publisher: UNECE / Task Force on Access to Justice
Costs – The first case in which the Court of Appeal expressed concern about the high legal costs incurred by claimants in environmental litigation. The Court remarked that this may be a potent factor…
Publisher: UNECE / Task Force on Access to Justice
Costs – The Court of Appeal held that the need for the claimant to have no “private interest in the outcome of case” (one of the “criteria” established in the Corner House case), is not decisive when…
Publisher: UNECE / Task Force on Access to Justice
Definition of environmental information (art. 2.3) - The Court of First Instance accepted that the European Council refused to grant WWF access to preliminary papers on the Cancun negotiations on the…
Publisher: UNECE / Task Force on Access to Justice
A group of members of parliament claimed that the regulations on use and building of a particular territory in the capital of Latvia were contrary to art. 115 of the Constitution of the Republic of…
Publisher: UNECE / Task Force on Access to Justice
NGO standing (art. 2.5, 9.2) – The Administrative Appeals Court of Schleswig granted an environmental NGO standing to appeal a zoning plan, stating that EU Directive 2003/35/EC was directly…
Publisher: UNECE / Task Force on Access to Justice
Costs - The Court of Appeal established guidelines for the judge’s discretion as to cost recovery from an unsuccessful claimant in public law cases, particularly with regard to preparation costs.
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Costs – The Court of Appeal endorsed the flexible approach adopted in the cases of Compton and Buglife and considered that, in principle,there would be no barrier to the granting of a Protective Cost…
Publisher: UNECE / Task Force on Access to Justice
Public Participation concerning Plans, Programmes and Policies Relating to the Environment – The simplification of planning legislation concerning highways in the Walloon Region of Belgium is not…
Publisher: UNECE / Task Force on Access to Justice