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 environmental impact assessment for such a plan should cover all relevant impacts of the development in order to be able to take them into account in the decision-making.
Sweden - Supreme Administrative Court (Regeringsrätten) - Great crested newt (RÅ 2005 ref 44) - Summary with link to judgment
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Publisher:UNECE / Task Force on Access to Justice
Court/body:Supreme Administrative Court
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