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Scotland’s top prosecutor has thrown his weight behind the creation of a specialist environmental court.The Lord Advocate Frank Mulholland QC said the measure would send a “huge and powerful message…
Publisher: Holyrood
A major cost reform in environmental litigation has been the recent introduction of CPR 45.41 which introduces a system of protective costs into judicial reviews of decisions, acts and omissions…
Publisher: UNECE / Task Force on Access to Justice
A major cost reform in environmental litigation has been the recent introduction of CPR 45.41 which introduces a system of protective costs into judicial reviews of decisions, acts and omissions…
Publisher: UNECE / Task Force on Access to Justice
Judgment by the United Kingdom Supreme Court in regards to R (on the application of Edwards and another (Appellant)) v Environment Agency and others (Respondents) (No 2) [2013] UKSC 78 was given on…
Publisher: UNECE / Task Force on Access to Justice
Judgment by the United Kingdom Supreme Court in regards to R (on the application of Edwards and another (Appellant)) v Environment Agency and others (Respondents) (No 2) [2013] UKSC 78 was given on…
Publisher: UNECE / Task Force on Access to Justice
In June 2011, after numerous protests by environmental groups, the French parliament voted to ban the controversial technique for extracting natural gas from shale rock deposits known as hydraulic…
Publisher: UNECE / Task Force on Access to Justice
In June 2011, after numerous protests by environmental groups, the French parliament voted to ban the controversial technique for extracting natural gas from shale rock deposits known as hydraulic…
Publisher: UNECE / Task Force on Access to Justice
Standing for Environmental NGOs - the Supreme Court of Belgium changed its position on standing in criminal cases in view of implementing article 9, paragraph 3, of the Aarhus Convention, allowing an…
Publisher: UNECE / Task Force on Access to Justice
Access to justice – Two small businesses, located 3 and 5 kilometres away from a planned large scale shopping center, were granted standing in the Council of State to challenge the environmental…
Publisher: UNECE / Task Force on Access to Justice
The Aarhus Convention includes a broad scope right to actio negatoria of the public concerned. Even if it is not directly enshrined in every specific national legal act, it derives from the…
Publisher: UNECE / Task Force on Access to Justice