Environmental Offences in UK Law

  • Doing Justice to the Environment
    • Nbr. 77-3, June 2013
    • Journal of Criminal Law, The
    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 ......
  • The ecocrime directive and its translation into legal practice
    • Nbr. 8-2, June 2017
    • New Journal of European Criminal Law
    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...
    ...... directive and its translation into legal practice EU green offences and their impact at national level according to the results of a recent ...Its aim was to harmonise the definition of environmental offences in the EU and to ensure that they would be punished with ......
  • Environmental Enforcement Undertakings and Possible Implications: Responsive, Smarter or Rent Seeking?
    • Nbr. 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 ......
  • Ecocentrism and criminal justice
    • Nbr. 22-3, August 2018
    • Theoretical Criminology
    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 ......
  • Green groups launch offensive against negligent directors.
    • Nbr. 2004, June 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 of ......
  • Criminal Law Legislation Update
    • Nbr. 77-3, June 2013
    • Journal of Criminal Law, The
    ......The effect of this is that ss 57–59 of the Sexual Offences Act 2003 will be repealed on that date and replaced with a new s. 59A ... guidance for judges and magistrates when sen- tencing environmental offences. Responses are requested by 6 June 2013. See ......
  • Comparative Environmental Law in Europe, an Introduction to Public Environmental Law in the ED Member States
    • Nbr. 3-4, December 1996
    • Maastricht Journal of European and Comparative Law
    ......a description of the enforcement of the law (under administrative law in relationto private and penal law) against environmental offences;6. recent developments in public environmental law.For further information:MAKLU UitgeversSomersstraat 13-15B-2018 AntwerpenTel: XX 32 3 231 2900Fax: ......
  • Sentencing for Environmental Crimes: The Impact of the Sentencing Council’s Guideline: R (on the application of the Environment Agency) v Lawrence [2020] EWCA Crim 1465
    • Nbr. 85-1, February 2021
    • Journal of Criminal Law, The
    ......Counts 3 and 4 provided for the same set of offences in relation to the second fire. He was sentenced on count 1 to a fine of £270. No separate penalty was imposed on count 2. In respect of counts 3 ......
  • Criminal Law Legislation Update
    • Nbr. 81-6, December 2017
    • Journal of Criminal Law, The
    ......Article 2 of the Order creates a new s. 88A of the Environmental Protection Act 1990, relating to littering from vehicles in England. A ... 14(3) and (4), relating to banning orders and banning order offences, for the purpose of making regulations to specify the description of a ......
  • EPPO and environmental crime
    • Nbr. 9-2, June 2018
    • New Journal of European Criminal Law
    Notwithstanding the adoption of European measures aimed at tackling environmental crime and the possibilities offered by the new provisions set down in the Treaties, the environment in the European...
    ......Given the mainly profit- driven nature of environmental offences, they have particularly done this by avoiding costs pre- scribed by environmental rules and by making illicit financial gains. During the last ......
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