"The UNECE Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-Making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters - known ubiquitously as the Aarhus Convention - is having an ever increasing influence on domestic and EU environmental law and procedure. Recent years have seen a steady flow of case-law from the UK Courts, CJEU and Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee, a raft of civil procedure reforms in response to concerns about whether the costs rules in domestic environmental litigation are compatible with the Convention, and an infraction by the European Commission against the UK alleging various systemic breaches. Even the EU itself has been the subject of a ruling by the Compliance Committee that the CJEU's rules on standing for judicial review of EU legislation are too narrow to comply with the Convention. This book, written by several of the leading experts in the field, provides a comprehensive guide to the implementation of the Convention in each of the UK's jurisdictions, the three pillars of the Convention (access to information, public participation and access to justice) and the mechanisms by which the rights by the Convention can be enforced"--Bloomsbury Publishing.
Bibliography, etc. Note
Includes bibliographical references and index.
Formatted Contents Note
Aarhus Convention : An Overview / Charles Banner Aarhus Convention in England and Wales / Brian KA Ruddie Aarhus Convention in Scotland / Lorna Drummond QC Aarhus Convention in Northern Ireland : A Tale of Two Polities / William Orbinson QC Aarhus Convention and the European Union / Professor Ludwig Krämer Access to and Collection of Environmental Information / David Blundell Public Participation in Environmental Decision-Making, Plan-Making and Executive Regulations : Articles 6, 7 and 8 of the Aarhus Convention / Simon Ricketts and Juliet Munn Access to Justice : Review Procedures and Costs / James Maurici QC Aarhus Convention and NGOs / Carol Day Aarhus Convention Compliance Mechanism and Proceedings before its Compliance Committee / Veit Koester.
K3583.31998 .A35 2015
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Oxford ; Portland, Oregon : Hart Publishing, 2015.