EPA head: judicial reviews are a right, but must be speedier
Laura Burke has responded to the government’s plans to overhaul planning legislation to reduce the number of judicial reviews that can be taken
People have the right to seek judicial reviews, but the process needs to be quicker, according to the director general of the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
Laura Burke told the Business Post that people had a right to seek a judicial review on environmental or other grounds, and “that is the long and short of it”.
Burke was responding to government plans to overhaul planning legislation with a view to reducing the number of judicial ...