Environmental Offences in UK Law

  • Preliminary insights on green criminology in Malaysia
    • No. 29-3, May 2022
    • Journal of Financial Crime
    • 1078-1090
    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the extent of environmental offences committed in Malaysia charged under the Environmental Quality Act 1974 (EQA1974). Design/methodology/approach:...
    ... ... –The purpose of this paper is to examine the extent of environmental offences committed inMalaysiacharged under the Environmental Quality Act ... ...
  • Preliminary insights on green criminology in Malaysia
    • No. 29-3, May 2022
    • Journal of Financial Crime
    • 1078-1090
    Purpose: The purpose of this paper is to examine the extent of environmental offences committed in Malaysia charged under the Environmental Quality Act 1974 (EQA1974). Design/methodology/approach:...
    ... ... –The purpose of this paper is to examine the extent of environmental offences committed inMalaysiacharged under the Environmental Quality Act ... ...
  • Doing Justice to the Environment
    • No. 77-3, June 2013
    • Journal of Criminal Law, The
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    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...
    ... ... examines some of the characteristic features ofenvironmental offences, in particular the ways in which these offencesand their treatment in the ... Despite the fact that environmental offences are oftenlabelled as quasi-criminal, there has been long-standing ... ...
  • Revisiting the Role of Negotiation and Trivialization in Environmental Law Enforcement
    • No. 46-1, March 2019
    • Journal of Law and Society
    Using an empirical assessment of the use of enforcement undertakings by the Environment Agency and the engagement of the courts with the recently enacted sentencing guidelines for environmental off...
    ... ... undertakings by the Environment Agency and the engagement of the courts with the recently enacted sentencing guidelines for environmental offences, this article argues that the enforcement of environmental law is undergoing significant change. This change manifests itself in an increased ... ...
  • The ecocrime directive and its translation into legal practice
    • No. 8-2, June 2017
    • New Journal of European Criminal Law
    • 0000
    Directive 2008/99/EC, on the protection of the environment through criminal law, was approved after fierce dispute among European institutions. Its aim was to harmonise the definition of environmen...
    ... ... ecocrime directiveand its translation intolegal practiceEU green offences and their impact at national levelaccording to the results of a recent ... Primary EU law requiresthat environmental protection be integrated into the definition and implementation of all ... ...
  • Ecocentrism and criminal justice
    • No. 22-3, August 2018
    • Theoretical Criminology
    • 0000
    Ecocentrism refers to valuing nature for its own sake. This ecophilosophical orientation requires that all social practices incorporate ecological sensitivities and heightened awareness of the intr...
    ... ... law and in regards to the prosecution of human subjects for environmental offences. A basic premise of the article is that for those interested in ... ...
  • Environmental Enforcement Undertakings and Possible Implications: Responsive, Smarter or Rent Seeking?
    • No. 76-2, March 2013
    • The Modern Law Review
    Enforcement undertakings have recently been added to the Environment Agency's list of mechanisms available for the enforcement of certain environmental offences. An enforcement undertaking is a wri...
    ... ... have recently been added to the Environment Agency’s list of mechanisms available for the enforcement of certain environmental offences. An enforcement undertaking is a written agreement between the regulator and the offender in which the offender proposes to undertake particular ... ...
  • Green groups launch offensive against negligent directors.
    • No. 2004, November 2004
    • Financial Management (UK)
    • News Round-Up - Brief Article
    ...Leading environmental bodies are calling for tougher penalties against company directors who are convicted of environmental offences ... In the past year a record number of directors have been found guilty ... ...
  • LeRoy C Paddock, David L Markell and Nicholas S Bryner (eds), Compliance and Enforcement of Environmental Law
    • No. , January 2018
    • Edinburgh Law Review
    • 169-170
    ... ... When the focus is on criminal liability, issues considered include the mental state required for criminal responsibility for environmental offences and corporate liability, while two chapters examine how far standard civil law concepts such as nuisance can be used in environmental contexts, in ... ...
  • Initial impacts of COVID-19 on youth offending: An exploration of differences across communities
    • No. 54-3, September 2021
    • Journal of Criminology (formerly Australian and New Zealand Journal of Criminology)
    • 0000
    A number of international studies have found that the initial stages of the COVID-19 pandemic were associated with reductions in crime, primarily due to changes in the routine activities of the pop...
    ... ... significant declines in youth property offending, offences against the person andpublic order offences in this period, but no ... Findings areexplored with reference to environmental crime theories and the potential impacts of social,economic and policing ... ...
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