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Training Package on EU Water Legislation

Module 7: Role of a judge when dealing with files on water

EU water legislation as main claim basis or argument: Criminal practice

(B) Criminal practice
One of the most significant types of criminal litigation involving water is that pertaining to unauthorised and/or unlawful discharges of used water and/or substances, especially hazardous substances. Leachates from industrial or agricultural facilities as well as from waste storages of landfills are also a potential issue.


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