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Post-referendum implications for environmental law—an academic perspective

Post-referendum implications for environmental law—an academic perspective
Published on: 30 June 2016
Published by: LexisPSL
  • Post-referendum implications for environmental law—an academic perspective
  • What is the process for withdrawing from the EU?
  • What practical steps will the UK government take given the result to leave the EU?
  • What are the short-term implications for environmental law of the result to leave the EU?
  • What are the likely scenarios/options for the withdrawal agreement and what could this mean for our relationship with environmental law stemming from the EU?
  • What are the likely longer-term implications of each scenario on environmental law and policy?
  • What areas of environmental law are most likely to be affected by the outcome?
  • What effect does the decision have on the practice of environmental law in the UK? What should lawyers be advising their clients?

Article summary

Environment analysis: EU environmental law often confers rights on individuals that they can enforce before their national courts, but what happens if we trigger article 50 of the Treaty on the European Union (TEU) and leave? Andy Jordan, professor of environmental sciences, and Dr Viviane Gravey, associate tutor at UEA, and Dr Charlotte Burns, senior lecturer at the University of York, talk us through the likely scenarios as part of a series of News Analysis on the post-referendum implications for environmental law. or take a trial to read the full analysis.

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