Council Officer Prosecuted for Biodiversity Offences: Garrett v. Freeman

Local Government Law Journal, Vol. 13, p. 1, 2007

11 Pages Posted: 5 Jun 2007

Abstract

Analysis of recent series of litigation involving questions of potential criminal liability for environmental offences under New South Wales law of damage to the habitat of threatened species. Prosecution sought to apply the criminal law to the actions of a public official, a local government public works officer.

Keywords: biodiversity, environmental crime, Australia, environmental law, corporate liability

Suggested Citation

Prest, James, Council Officer Prosecuted for Biodiversity Offences: Garrett v. Freeman. Local Government Law Journal, Vol. 13, p. 1, 2007, Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=987442

James Prest (Contact Author)

ANU College of Law ( email )

Canberra, Australian Capital Territory 0200
Australia
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