Delay and breach of EC requirements on EIA

The Court of Appeal has firmly rejected the argument that an alleged breach of EC environment legislation overrides national procedural requirements to bring judicial review actions without undue delay. The decision concerned a planning application claimed to have been granted in breach of the 1985 Directive on environmental assessment, and the result emphasises yet again the need for legal challenges to such permissions to be mounted very swiftly.

Sign in to continue

Sign in

Trouble signing in?

Reset password: Click here


Call: 020 8267 8120

Register for
Free Trial

  • 14 day access to subscriber-only content



Prices on request

  • Full access to for 12 months
  • Monthly print issues
  • Clear and accessible guidance on relevant legislation
  • Integration with ENDS Compliance Manager helping you plan ahead and ensure compliance for your organisation
  • Individual or bespoke multi-user packages available

See all benefits