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Consultation

Title

 

 

Consultation on Access to justice in environmental matters – options for improving access to justice at Member State level

Policy field(s)

 

Environment

Target group(s)

 

Contributions are sought from citizens and other stakeholders, including environmental associations, business representatives, legal professionals, the academia, national, regional and local administrations, including those dealing with courts and similar bodies

Period of consultation

 

From 28.06.2013  to 23.09.2013

Objective of the consultation

 

 

The public consultation is to seek the views of the general public and all stakeholders in order to help:

  • Assess whether legislative action at EU level would have added value in ensuring effective and non-discriminatory access to justice in environmental matters across the EU Member States (subsidiarity test)
  • Identify those issues where targeted EU legislative action would be needed to fulfil the objective of ensuring access to national courts in environmental matters (proportionality test)

How to submit your contribution

 

We welcome contributions from citizens, organisations and public authorities. This consultation is being run through the Commission’s online Interactive Policy Making (IPM) tool. Please CLICK HERE if you wish to respond to the consultation. 
If you are answering this consultation on behalf of an organisation, please click here.
Received contributions will be published on the Internet. It is important to read the specific privacy statement attached to this consultation for information on how your personal data and contribution will be dealt with.

View the questionnaire

 

Reference documents and other, related consultations

 

Link to explanatory consultation document

Contact details

 

responsible service

European Commission, Directorate General for the Environment, Unit D.4 – Governance, Information & Reporting

 

e-mail

ENV-AARHUS@ec.europa.eu

 

postal address

European Commission
DG Environment, Unit D.4 – Governance, Information & Reporting
1049 Brussels
Belgium

View the contributions

 

In the interests of transparency, organisations have been invited to provide the public with relevant information about themselves by registering in the Interest Representative Register and subscribing to its Code of Conduct. If the organisation is not registered, the submission is published separately from the registered organisations.
All contributions that are received will be published on the Internet. It is important that you read the specific privacy statement attached to this consultation for information on how your personal data and contribution will be dealt with.

Results of consultation and next steps

 

All details regarding this consultation will be made available via Your Voice in Europe.  

Protection of personal data

Specific privacy statement