No green court for Scotland

The Scottish government has kicked a decision on creating a dedicated environmental court into the long grass

The entrance to Edinburgh's law courts. Photograph: Kim Traynor CC BY-SA 3.0The legal uncertainty presented by Brexit has led the Scottish government to postpone a decision on creating a specialist environmental court or tribunal.

The announcement was made on 29 September, more than a year and a half since Holyrood opened consultation on the idea.

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