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Environmental protection post-Brexit

Published on: 01 November 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Environmental protection post-Brexit
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Article summary

Environment analysis: Environmental law has been a consistent feature of concern for weaker regulation in any version of a post-Brexit UK. Haydn Davies of the UK Environmental Law Association addresses the parameters of the key issues at stake, advising how practitioners can adapt to changes up ahead, and which frameworks and enforcement mechanisms might have to step up to fill gaps left by a removal of EU law. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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