Richards, Regina (on The Application of) v The Environment Agency: CA 17 Jan 2022

The proper approach to be taken by a court to allegations that an environmental regulator, in this case the Environment Agency, is acting in a way which is incompatible with rights derived from Articles 2 and 8 of the Convention for the Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms


Sir Keith Lindblom
(Senior President of Tribunals)
Lord Justice Lewis
Lady Justice Elisabeth Laing


[2022] EWCA Civ 26, [2022] WLR(D) 30


Bailii, WLRD


European Convention on Human Rights 2 8


England and Wales

Cited by:

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Patient transfer policy was unlawful
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Human Rights, Administrative

Updated: 28 April 2022; Ref: scu.671305