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The Court of Appeal allowed an action brought by environmental NGOs against the Ministry of Education and Science for its failure to provide environmental education at various educational levels and…
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
Individuals cannot challenge the legality of Governmental decisions by a separate action for annulment in administrative court. However, individuals can challenge the legality of Government’s…
Publisher: UNECE / Task Force on Access to Justice
In order to have standing in a case concerning a construction permit, the applicant has to how that the planned construction will have significant adverse effect on the environment.
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
Access to information – Court upheld citizen’s claim against the Environment Protection Department of the town of Hudjand following its refusal to provide information on the environment impact of a…
Publisher: UNECE / Task Force on Access to Justice
Effective remedies - Members of the public concerned must be able to ask the court to suspend a challenged permit during the review procedure.
Publisher: UNECE / Task Force on Access to Justice
Effective remedies - Members of the public concerned must be able to ask the court to suspend a challenged permit during the review procedure.
Publisher: UNECE / Task Force on Access to Justice