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Jamaica Environment Trust and another v. National Water Commission and others, Claim no. HCV 00114 of 2010 (2010.07.06) (Supreme Court of Judicature of Jamaica) (Final Order) (Harbour view sewage treatment plant case, consent order)

 

The Northern Jamaican Conservation Association and the Jamaican Environmental Trust and ors v The National Environmental Planning Agency (NEPA) (Claim no.HCV 3022 of 2005)

Case brief by: Nicole Mohammed, Environmental lawyer from Trinidad & Tobago

The applicants sought judicial review of a decision by NEPA to grant a permit to build a hotel at a site on the North Coast of Jamaica known as Pear Tree Bottom. The court set aside the permit. The key principles of the judgment are as follows:

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