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ACCC/C/2019/164 Ireland

Case status: Pending.
Topics: Clear, transparent and consistent framework; Access to environmental information; Public participation; Access to justice.
Articles alleged: 3 (1); 5 (10); 6 (6), 6 (7); 9 (2), 9 (3).
Articles considered by the Committee:
Articles, if any, found in non-compliance:
Summary: The communication was submitted to the Compliance Committee on 25 January 2019 by the Irish Raptor Study Group. The communication alleges a failure to comply with articles 3 (1), 5 (10), 6 (6) and (7) and 9 (2) and (3) of the Convention in relation to disclosure of sensitive environmental information and access to justice to challenge the publication of such information.

Documents Status Date received or
posted by the secretariat
Cover letter enclosing communication
Annex 1: Extracts from relevant legislation
Annex 2: Guidance on Environmental Statements and Annexes of Environmentally Sensitive Bird Information
Annex 3: An Bord Pleanála’s Inspector’s Report in Planree’s application
Annex 4: An Bord Pleanála’s decision in Planree’s application
From the communicant 25.01.2019
Letters to the Party concerned and the communicant enclosing Committee's determination of preliminary admissibility and forwarding the communication for the Party concerned's response From the secretariat 22.03.2019
Covering letter enclosing response to communication From the Party concerned 22.08.2019