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ACCC/C/2019/174 Sweden

Case status: Closed at CC81.
Topics: Access to justice.
Articles alleged: 3; 9.
Articles considered by the Committee:
Articles, if any, found in non-compliance:
Summary: The communication was submitted to the Compliance Committee on 19 September 2019 by foundation Fundacja ClientEarth Pawicy dla Ziemi. The communication alleges that the Party concerned fails to comply with articles 3 and 9 of the Convention with respect to access to justice for foreign environmental organizations.

Documents Status Date received or
posted by the
Annex 1: Relevant provisions on legal standing
Annex 2: Swedish Supreme Court decision
Annex 3: ClientEarth’s Petition
Annex 4: Greenpeace Nordic Testimonial
Annex 5: Finnish Supreme Court decision FIN
From the communicant 19.09.2019
Statement regarding admissibility From the Party concerned 04.11.2019
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 15.11.2019
Email requesting extension for response to communication From the Party concerned 01.04.2020
Email regarding request for extension of deadline for response From the secretariat 03.04.2020
Email to the Party concerned regarding the Party’s failure to provide its response to the communication From the secretariat 12.06.2020
Response to communication
Annex 1: Supreme Administrative Court’s judgment in case 4840-18 SWE
Annex 2: Supreme Administrative Court’s judgment in case 4840-18 ENG
Annex 3: Relevant legislation SWE
Annex 4: Relevant legislation ENG
From the Party concerned 02.07.2020
Letter From the communicant 11.12.2023 (dated 27.11.2023)