Government faces legal challenge after axeing climate bill

People Before Profit TD Brid Smith said this weekend that she was currently taking legal advice, and that she believed there were substantial grounds for a challenge

7th July, 2019

Smith said this weekend that she was currently taking legal advice, and that she believed there were substantial grounds for a challenge. It is unclear where funding might come from for such a challenge, but Smith said she was in discussions with a number of NGOs.

“We are considering taking a judicial review connected to the Climate Emergency Bill,” she said. “We are working with NGOs in Ireland and internationally because of the significance of...

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