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Resources Keyword 'public interest'

The 2019 Report "Outsourcing Oversight? The case for reforming access to information law" submitted by the UK Information Commissioner to the Parliament aims to make an evidence-based case to extend…
Appeal against a cantonal decision of shooting protected birds in order to regulate their population; access to justice – a decision by public authorities that may have an impact on nature protection…
Encouraging employees to report wrongdoing ("or blow the whistle"), and protecting them when they do, is an important part of corruption prevention in both the public and private sectors. Employees…
Standing for individuals - Individuals must have the possibility to challenge each step in environmental proceedings which are decisive in the decision-making, even on issues that relate merely to…
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.
Any restrain on public participation in the procedure of preparation and consideration of city plans are recognized as a breach of public interest in the practice of the Lithuanian Supreme Court and…
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…
Public concerned and the public interest – When an individual appeals a permit decision, both private and public interests can be invoked to advocate his or her cause.
The public interest and the scope of environmental impact assessment –Individuals, who are affected by a local development plan are able to invoke the public interest to advocate their cause. An…