Environmental Crimes in UK Law
- Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008
- The Waste (England and Wales) (Amendment) Regulations 2014
- The Legal Aid and Advice and Assistance (Scotland) (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2019
- The Legal Aid and Advice and Assistance (Miscellaneous Amendment) (Scotland) Regulations 2021
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Books & Journal Articles
Ghana burns its health away: 'one of the biggest environmental crimes perpetrated on earth' is taking place right in Accra, Ghana's capital, where a good 15% of the world's e-waste is dumped--and burned! A new illustrated book, just published by the South African photographer, Pieter Hugo, has blown the lid off a crime perpetrated by pseudo-businesses masquerading as 'recyclers'. Osei Boateng reports.
...NOT MANY RESIDENTS OF GHANA'S capital, Accra, go to the down-market suburb of Agbogbloshie. But their health is sure to suffer from the toxic-laden smoke that spews into the atmosphere every day from a dump at Agbogbloshie where 15% of the world's e-......
USA: Private Prosecution of Criminal Conduct
In the USA, unlike Germany, Japan, and many other nations, victims ordinarily play a very limited role in the prosecution of crimes. Indeed, victims have so little prosecutorial authority that a gr...
The crimes of first-time offenders: same or different from the crimes of habitual criminals?
Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to illustrate how first-time offenders and habitual criminals, while displaying wide differences in offense frequency, appear to follow a similar pattern in co...
Green groups launch offensive against negligent directors.
...Leading environmental bodies are calling for tougher penalties against company directors who are .... "We are pressing for stronger sentencing for environmental crimes and a wider range of sentencing options," a spokesman for the agency told ......
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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 ......
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 ......
FAQ On Whistleblowing Hotlines: A Data Protection And Criminal Law Perspective
......179/2017 provides indications on reporting crimes and irregularities within the private and public employment context. More ...anticorruption, environmental damages, antitrust, discrimination)?. There are no specific restrictions ......
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