UK criticised over cost of bringing environmental cases

September 6, 2010 at 2:10 pm | Posted in Uncategorized | Leave a comment

GavelIn an interesting legal development, reported in the Ecologist, a UN committee has found that bringing environmental cases to court in the UK entails unreasonable financial risks.

The Aarhus Convention Compliance Committee agrees, saying the UK’s legal system does not ‘remove or reduce financial barriers to access to justice’.

The UK has already been warned by the EU Commission about the unfair cost of challenging decisions that impact on the environment.

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