Council Officer Prosecuted for Biodiversity Offences: Garrett v. Freeman
Local Government Law Journal, Vol. 13, p. 1, 2007
11 Pages Posted: 5 Jun 2007
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
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