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Developments in environmental justice in Scotland: analysis and response

Published: 29 Sep 2017
Part of:
Environment and climate change, Law and order
ISBN:
9781788512817

Analysis of responses to consultation on developments in environmental justice in Scotland, and the Scottish Government's response.

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28 page PDF

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Developments in environmental justice in Scotland: analysis and response
Footnotes

28 page PDF

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Footnotes

1. http://www.gov.scot/Publications/2016/03/6111

2. A reasoning or decision is Wednesbury unreasonable (or irrational) if it is so unreasonable that no reasonable person acting reasonably could have made it (Associated Provincial Picture Houses Ltd v Wednesbury Corporation (1948) 1 KB 223). The test is a different (and stricter) test than merely showing that the decision was unreasonable.

3. Empowering planning to deliver great places. This can be viewed at: http://www.gov.scot/Resource/0050/00500946.pdf.

4. http://www.scottishciviljusticecouncil.gov.uk/consultations/scjc-consultations/consultation-on-draft-court-rules-in-relation-to-protective-expenses-orders

5. Also known as multi-party actions or class actions.

6. Table indicating the number of wildlife and environmental cases 2009 to 2014.

  2009-10 2010-11 2011-12 2012-13 2013-14
Wildlife crime 32 57 71 77 81
Environmental crime (including dog fouling, littering, and smoking in public places) 181 199 171 128 173
Total 213 256 244 205 261

Contact

Email: Michael Green, michael.green@gov.scot

Phone: 0300 244 4000 – Central Enquiry Unit

The Scottish Government
St Andrew's House
Regent Road
Edinburgh
EH1 3DG