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Counting the costs of environmental judicial review

Counting the costs of environmental judicial review
Published on: 13 March 2015
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Counting the costs of environmental judicial review
  • Original news
  • What were the main issues at play?
  • What are the costs rules?
  • What did the Aarhus Committee find?
  • The costs order
  • Relevance of the Aarhus Convention to UK judges
  • What is the practical impact of the decision?

Article summary

Environment analysis: Are the costs for environmental judicial review in the UK still too high to comply with the Aarhus Convention? The Aarhus Compliance Committee has recently ruled that the £8,000 in costs paid by Greenpeace when it was refused permission to apply for judicial review were prohibitively expensive, even though the claimant didn’t apply for a protective costs order (PCO). or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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