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ACCC/C/2019/165 Ireland

Case status: Inadmissible.
Topics: Public participation.
Articles alleged: 3 (2); 6 (2).
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 Mr. Neil Foulkes. The communication alleged a failure to comply with articles 6 (2) and 3 (2) of the Convention as a result of inadequate notification and consultation and generally a failure to endeavour to ensure that it is facilitating public participation in decision-making and that the public is sufficiently aware of its rights to seek access to justice in environmental matters.

Documents Status Date received or
posted by the secretariat
Annex 1: Agricultural Appeals Act
Annex 2: CSO statistics
Annex 3: Emails regarding application TFL00109218
Annex 4: Emails regarding public notification and participation
Annex 5: Forestry Appeals Regulations
Annex 6: Forest Service Public Notifications
Annex 7: Forestry Regulations 2017
From the communicant 25.01.2019
Statement regarding preliminary admissibility From the communicant 07.03.2019
Comments on preliminary admissibility
Annex 1: Speaking note
Annex 2: Appeal TFL00109218
From the Party concerned 11.03.2019
Letter enclosing questions from the Committee to the communicant regarding preliminary admissibility From the secretariat 18.06.2019
Reply to Committee's questions From the communicant 24.06.2019
Additional statement regarding preliminary admissibility From the communicant 27.06.2019
Email regarding communicant's additional statement of 27 June 2019 From the Party concerned 28.06.2019
Comments on request of the Party concerned From the communicant 28.06.2019
Statement regarding preliminary admissibility delivered at the Committee's 64th meeting From the Party concerned 01.07.2019
Email notifying communicant of the Committee’s determination that communication is inadmissible From the secretariat 16.07.2019