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North East Pylon Pressure Campaign Ltd vs. Ministry for Communications, Energy and Natural Resources

Country/Territory
Ireland
Date
Mar 15, 2018
Source
UNEP, InforMEA
Court name
European Court of Justice
Seat of court
Luxembourg
Judge
Silva de Lapuerta, R.; Fernlund, C. G.; Fernlund, Bonichot J.‑C.; Arabadjiev, A.; Regan, E.
Reference number
C-470/16
Language
English
Keyword
Access-to-justice Public participation Access-to-information
Abstract

A case in context of environmental impact assessment for specific projects and the right of the members of the concerned public to an assessment procedure, hightlights that those judicial proceedings should not be too expensive. It explains decisions, acts or omissions to which the provisions of the Public Participation Directive apply. In addition applicability of Aarhus Convention is examined.

Full text
East Pylon Pressure Campaign Ltd vs. Ministry of Communication Energy and Natural Resources.pdf
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References

Cites

Convention on Access to Information, Public Participation in Decision-Making and Access to Justice in Environmental Matters

Treaty | Multilateral | Aarhus |

Keyword: Education, Dispute settlement, Access-to-information, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings, Public participation, Data collection/reporting

Source: IUCN (ID: TRE-001276)

Cites

Directive 2011/92/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council on the assessment of the effects of certain public and private projects on the environment.

Legislation | European Union | 2011

Keyword: EIA, Legal proceedings/administrative proceedings

Source: FAO, FAOLEX