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Habitats Directive: A Developer's Obstacle Course?

Edited by: Gregory Jones

ISBN13: 9781849462938
Published: November 2012
Publisher: Hart Publishing
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
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The Habitats Directive: Current Legal Issues brings together a unique combination of leading academics and practitioners in the field of environmental law to address a series of controversial issues arising from the Habitats Directive. Highlights of the book include:-

  • A foreword by Lord Justice Carnwath
  • Stephen Tromans QC: The meaning of 'plan or project' for the purposes of the Habitats Directive
  • Dr Catherine McKenzie: The International Law Origins of the Habitats Directive
  • Gregory Jones QC: What is meant by 'no adverse effect on the integrity of the SAC'?
  • Charles George QC & David Graham: Morge where are we now? The meaning of 'disturbance' in the Habitats Directive
  • Simon Ricketts & Sarah Bischoff: SANG's and the Habitats Directive
  • Dr Richard Caddell: The maritime implications of the Habitats Directive
  • Andrew Waite: The Habitats Directive: an example of a new principle of equilibrium for environmental protection?
  • Denis Edwards: Applying the precautionary approach to the Habitats Directive
  • Rebecca Clutten & Isabella Tafur: An examination of the Overriding Public Interest
  • Peter Scott: Appropriate Assessment: a Toothless Tiger?
  • Paul Stookes: What's Wrong with Appropriate Assessment?
  • Gregory Jones QC & Ned Westaway: How to deal with candidate and potential SPA's.

Environmental Law
1. The Bern Convention and the Origins of the Habitats Directive
2. A Comparison of the Habitats Directive with the 1992 Convention on Biological Diversity
3. After Morge, where are we now? The Meaning of ‘Disturbance’ in the Habitats Directive
4. How to Deal with Candidate SACs and Potential SPAs
5. The Meaning of ‘Any Plan or Project’ Under Article 6(3)
6. Appropriate Assessment: A Paper Tiger?
7. SANGs: The Thames Basin Case Study
8. The Habitats Directive: Nature and Law
9. Adverse Effects on the Integrity of a European Site: Some Unanswered Questions
10. Are Imperative Reasons Imperiling the Habitats Directive? An Assessment of Article 6(4) and the IROPI Exception
11. The Maritime Dimensions of the Habitats Directive: Past Challenges and Future Opportunities
12. Judicial Review, the Precautionary Principle and the
Protection of Habitats: Do we have a System of Administrative Law yet?
13. The Principle of Equilibrium in Environmental Law: The Example of the Habitats Directive
Appendix: Consolidated version of the Habitats Directive