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Environmental Inspections and the EU: Securing an Effective Role for a Supranational Union Legal Framework

Hedemann-Robinson, Martin (2016) Environmental Inspections and the EU: Securing an Effective Role for a Supranational Union Legal Framework. Transnational Environmental Law, 6 (1). pp. 31-58. ISSN 2047-1025. E-ISSN 2047-1033. (doi:10.1017/S2047102515000291) (KAR id:56104)

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Abstract

Over several years, the European Union (EU) has gradually developed its legal framework to assist in the proper application of EU environmental protection rules, both at Member State as well as at EU institutional levels. This article focuses on one particular and relatively recent emerging element of that supranational framework, namely the range of EU secondary legislative measures and provisions concerning the management of environmental inspections. In addition to appraising the extent of EU legislative engagement in relation to environmental inspections, this article reflects on certain challenges of a constitutional nature that the EU will need to address in the future if its intervention in this particular policy field is to continue to develop.

Item Type: Article
DOI/Identification number: 10.1017/S2047102515000291
Uncontrolled keywords: Environmental inspections; European Union law; Implementation; Subsidiarity; Administrative cooperation
Subjects: K Law
Divisions: Divisions > Division for the Study of Law, Society and Social Justice > Kent Law School
Depositing User: Sarah Slowe
Date Deposited: 23 Jun 2016 04:05 UTC
Last Modified: 16 Feb 2021 13:35 UTC
Resource URI: https://kar.kent.ac.uk/id/eprint/56104 (The current URI for this page, for reference purposes)
Hedemann-Robinson, Martin: https://orcid.org/0000-0002-9377-6996
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