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Standing for individuals (art. 2.5, 9.3) - Residents of a municipality are allowed to bring, on behalf of an inactive municipality, an action for cessation of building activities that harms the…
Publisher: UNECE / Task Force on Access to Justice
Public Participation concerning Plans, Programmes and Policies Relating to theEnvironment – The simplification of planning legislation concerning so-called “deferreddevelopment zones of an industrial…
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
The question arises if the Aarhus Convention and the European Directives to implement the Convention are applicable or not to a permit that is ratified by Parliament given that the definition of “…
Publisher: UNECE / Task Force on Access to Justice
Access to a report on the analysis of potential ”nuclear passives” of nuclear sites and installations in Belgium may not be refused for reasons of public security, public order, confidentiality of…
Publisher: UNECE / Task Force on Access to Justice
Standing for an environmental NGO – The collective interest of an environmental NGO that is active in the region is sufficiently specialized and concerns land use planning,environmental protection…
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 environmental information (art 4) - The French Conseil d’Etat decided that it was illegal to refuse access to the document merely because it was of preliminary nature and would be preceded…
Publisher: UNECE / Task Force on Access to Justice
Public participation and omissions by public authorities (Art. 6, 7, 8 and 9) – The obligation to create a National Council of the Environment for public participation according to Italian law is not…
Publisher: UNECE / Task Force on Access to Justice
NGO standing (Art. 2 and 9) - The concept of ”environmental interest” should be interpreted in a wide sense according to Italian law, including the historical and artistic value of buildings.
Publisher: UNECE / Task Force on Access to Justice