Environmental Crimes in UK Law
The Crime (International Co-operation) Act 2003 (Freezing Order) (England and Wales and Northern Ireland) Regulations 2021
......(k) computer-related crime;. (l) environmental crime, including illicit trafficking in endangered animal species and in ...(zb) rape;. (zc) arson;. (zd) crimes within the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court;. (ze) ......
The Crime (International Co-operation) Act 2003 (Freezing Order) (EU Exit) (Scotland) Regulations 2022
......(k) computer-related crime,. (l) environmental crime, including illicit trafficking in endangered animal species and in ...(z2) rape,. (z3) arson,. (z4) crimes within the jurisdiction of the International Criminal Court,. (z5) ......
Sentencing Act 2020
....... (4) Section 33B of the Environmental Protection Act 1990 (clean-up costs) provides for certain costs connected ... 51 or 52 of the International Criminal Court Act 2001 (genocide, crimes against humanity, war crimes and related offences), other than one ......
The Legal Aid and Advice and Assistance (Miscellaneous Amendment) (Scotland) Regulations 2021
......), Sedition, Treason, Offences under the 2000 Act, Torture, War crimes, Offences under the Explosive Substances Act 1883 31 , sections 327 to 333 ..., Mobbing and rioting, Indecent or Obscene Publications, Environmental Protection prosecutions, Health and Safety offences, Intellectual Property ......
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Books & Journal Articles
- Sentencing for Environmental Crimes: The Impact of the Sentencing Council’s Guideline: R (on the application of the Environment Agency) v Lawrence  EWCA Crim 1465
Organization, operations, and success of environmental organized crime in Italy and India: A comparative analysis
Despite the devastating short- and long-term consequences of resource-related environmental crimes, rampant illegal soil and sand mining continues worldwide. In countries such as India and Italy, o......... Lavorgna University of Southampton, UK Abstract Despite the devastating short- and long-term consequences of resource-related environmental crimes, rampant illegal soil and sand mining continues worldwide. In countries such as India and Italy, organized crime groups have emerged as prominent ......
A sensory and visual approach for comprehending environmental victimization by the asbestos industry in Casale Monferrato
Although Europe has banned asbestos since 2005, many of the occupational and environmental harms perpetrated by the industry are still appearing. The aim of this paper is to present a new methodolo.........The aim of this paper is to present a new methodological technique to explore and map the social perception of these environmental crimes and harms. In particular, we ask: how do social actors feel about and interpret asbestos- related environmental crimes and harms? To answer this ......
Doing Justice to the Environment
This article examines some of the characteristic features of environmental offences, in particular the ways in which these offences and their treatment in the courts deviate from general principles......... This article examines some of the characteristic features of environmental offences, in particular the ways in which these offences and their ... offences or a general defence of due diligence for environmental crimes". Keywords Environmental crime; Strict liability; Causation; Magis- trates\xE2"......
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Law Firm Commentaries
Higher Fines Imposed for Environmental Offences
Powerday plc was issued a record fine in April this year for offences relating to operations involving over 17,000 tonnes of waste deposited and stored illegally. Powerday – one of the biggest wast...
Can Kicking and Buck Passing: Reform of Corporate Criminal Liability
In January 2017, the UK Government issued a consultation paper calling for evidence on reforming corporate criminal liability for economic crime. Nearly four years later, on 3 November 2020, the Go......... their answers on liability for human rights abuses and environmental breaches, which were outside the scope. The consultation was focused ... of a similar statutory offence focused on specific economic crimes. This will allow incremental change, as the range of predicate offences ......
10 Key Focus Areas for UK-Regulated Financial Services Firms in 2022
Environmental, social, and governance (ESG) considerations have come to the forefront of firms’ regulatory change agendas in recent years, and this focus looks set to continue in 2022. The past yea.........Further, relatively new topics such as climate change and environmental, social, and governance (ESG) issues are increasingly signicant for ......
The Definition Of 'Ecocide'
......genocide and crimes against humanity and their application in the. Nuremberg Trials. In ...Rome Statute was ratified in 1998, creating the ICC, environmental. crimes were not included. In 2010, lawyer and environmental. campaigner ......
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