Access to justice for NGOs - Environmental NGOs are entitled to bring an action in order to be awarded environmental damages, also in criminal proceedings when they represent environmental interests (‘collective legitimate interests’) grounded on specific territory.
Italy - Court of Cassation - Verdi Ambiente e Società ONLUS v Tribunale di Foggia (Cassazione Penale 2007, sez. III, n. 554 (IT only)) - Summary with link to judgment
Publisher:UNECE / Task Force on Access to Justice
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