Civil Legal Aid (Types of Pollution) Regs 2012
- Pollution & Waste Management ,
- Business & Industry
The Civil Legal Aid (Prescribed Types of Pollution of the Environment) Regulations 2012 came into force on 1 April 2013
1 Apr 2013
Pollution - England and Wales
The Civil Legal Aid (Prescribed Types of Pollution of the Environment) Regulations 2012 prescribe the types of pollution for which civil legal services may be available under para.42(1) of part 1 of sched.1 to the Legal Aid, Sentencing and Punishment of Offenders Act 2012.
The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) has published a new 'Green Claims Code' to ensure businesses are not misleading consumers about their environmental credentials.
In Elliott-Smith v Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, the claimant applied for judicial review of the legality of the defendants’ joint decision to create the UK Emissions Trading Scheme (UK ETS) as a substitute for UK participation in the EU Emissions Trading Scheme (EU ETS).
In R. (on the application of Hudson) v Windsor and Maidenhead RBC, the appellant appealed against a decision to uphold the local authority’s grant of planning permission for the construction of a holiday village at the Legoland Windsor Resort.
In R (on the application of National Farmers Union) v Secretary of State for the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs, the claimant applied for judicial review of the Secretary's direction to Natural England concerning badger culling.