- 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?
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).
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