Case status: Findings adopted on 17.03.2021 – Non-compliance found. The Meeting of the Parties postponed the decision-making on the Findings; see Decision VI/f.
Topics: Definitions; Access to justice.
Articles alleged: 9 (3), 9 (4).
Articles considered by the Committee: 2 (2); 9 (3), 9 (4).
Articles, if any, found in non-compliance: 9 (3), 9 (4).
Summary: On 9 March 2015, non-governmental environmental organizations GLOBAL 2000 and OEKOBUERO – Alliance of the Austrian Environmental Movement submitted a communication to the Compliance Committee alleging the failure of the European Union to comply with article 9 (3) and (4) of the Convention concerning access to justice regarding the European Commission decision to approve State aid for the nuclear power plant project, Hinkley Point C.
|Documents||Status||Date received or posted by the
|From the communicant||09.03.2015|
|Additional information||From the communicants||20.05.2015|
|Statement on preliminary admissibility||From the United Kingdom||29.06.2015|
|Letter to Party concerned enclosing preliminary determination of admissibility and forwarding communication for Party concerned's response||From the secretariat||05.10.2015|
|Email sending letter to Party concerned enclosing preliminary determination on admissibility and re-forwarding communication for its response||From the secretariat||22.12.2015|
|Response to communication||From the Party concerned||20.05.2016|
|From observer (Friends of the Earth England, Wales & Northern Ireland)||19.07.2016|
|Comments in response to Party concerned's response to communication dated 20.05.2016||From the communicants||07.09.2016|
|Letter to the parties seeking their views on whether a hearing is needed||From the secretariat||18.11.2016|
|Reply to secretariat's letter||From the communicants||24.11.2016|
|Reply to secretariat's letter||From the Party concerned||28.11.2016|
|Letters inviting Party concerned and communicants to hearing at Committee's 60th meeting||From the secretariat||29.01.2018|
|Update||From the communicant||26.02.2018|
|Opening Statement for the hearing at the Committee's 60th meeting||From the communicant||14.03.2018|
|Opening Statement for the hearing at the Committee's 60th meeting||From the Party concerned||15.03.2018|
|Questions from the Committee to the Party concerned||From the secretariat||26.03.2018|
|Request for an extension to reply to the Committee's questions||From the Party concerned||09.04.2018|
|Decision of the Chair of the Committee to grant an extension||From the secretariat||13.04.2018|
|Request for extension to comment on Party's reply to Committee's questions||From the communicant||03.05.2018|
|Decision of Chair to grant an extension to communicant||From the secretariat||04.05.2018|
|Reply to the Committee's questions of 26.03.2018||From the Party concerned||26.06.2018|
|Annex to reply to Committee's questions of 26.03.2018||From the Party concerned||02.07.2018|
|Comments on Party concerned's reply of 26.06.2018 to Committee's questions||From observer (Client Earth)||20.07.2018|
|Comments on Party concerned's reply of 26.06.2018 to Committee's questions||From the communicant||21.07.2018|
|Comments on the communicant's comments of 21.07.2018||From the Party concerned||26.10.2018|
|Comments on the Party concerned's comments of 26 October 2018||From observer (ClientEarth)||01.02.2019|
|Statement||From the communicants and observer (ClientEarth)||12.03.2020|
|Email enclosing update letter
Annex: CJEU judgment C-594/18 P 22.09.2020
|From the communicant Okoburo and the observer ClientEarth||06.11.2020|
|Email inviting Party concerned to comment on the CJEU’s judgment in C 594/18 P Austria v. Commission||From the secretariat||23.11.2020|
|Comments on the communicant’s and observer’s update of 06.11.2020||From the Party concerned||07.12.2020|
|Draft findings and letters to the Party concerned and communicants inviting their comments||From the secretariat||18.01.2021|
|Comments on the Committee's draft findings||From the Party concerned||24.02.2021|
|Comments on the Committee’s draft findings||From observer (ClientEarth)||01.03.2021|
|Comments on the Committee's draft findings||From the communicant (OEKOBUERO)||01.03.2021|
|Findings ENG FRE RUS||17.03.2021|