Please use this identifier to cite or link to this item: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/18349
Title: Possible legal obligations to consult
Contributor(s): Howard, Tanya (author)orcid ; Teles Da Silva, Solange (author)
Publication Date: 2015
DOI: 10.4337/9781783479313.00011
Handle Link: https://hdl.handle.net/1959.11/18349
Abstract: Public participation is an increasingly important feature of environmental governance. Obligations upon government or project developers to "consult" appear in legislative arrangements and government policies of many countries. Environmental law and social justice scholars propose that consultation or community engagement (which we collectively term 'public participation') can adjust power imbalances, particularly for marginalised and Indigenous people, ensure better informed decisions, and improve communication between power-holders and citizens.
Publication Type: Book Chapter
Source of Publication: Implementing Environmental Law, p. 134-155
Publisher: Edward Elgar Publishing
Place of Publication: Cheltenham, United Kingdom
ISBN: 9781783479290
9781783479313
Field of Research (FOR): 120501 Community Planning
180111 Environmental and Natural Resources Law
050204 Environmental Impact Assessment
HERDC Category Description: B1 Chapter in a Scholarly Book
Other Links: http://trove.nla.gov.au/version/215658641
Series Name: IUCN Academy Of Environmental Law Series
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