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Law and Practice on Public Participation in Environmental Matters : The Nigerian Example in Transnational Comparative Perspective

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Law and Practice on Public Participation in Environmental Matters : The Nigerian Example in Transnational Comparative Perspective
Title
Law and Practice on Public Participation in Environmental Matters
Title remainder
The Nigerian Example in Transnational Comparative Perspective
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Language
eng
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MiAaPQ
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Etemire, Uzuazo
Dewey number
344.66904/6
LC call number
KTA1507 -- .E86 2016eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
dictionaries
Series statement
Routledge Research in International Environmental Law Ser
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Environmental policy - Nigeria - Citizen participation
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Law and Practice on Public Participation in Environmental Matters : The Nigerian Example in Transnational Comparative Perspective
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https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/oulaw/detail.action?docID=3569822
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Publication
Copyright
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online resource
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multicolored
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text
Content type code
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rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Table of cases -- Table of statutes and policies -- Table of international instruments -- Acknowledgements -- Foreword -- Abbreviations -- 1 Introduction -- 1.1 Research statement -- 1.2 Setting the scene -- 1.3 Methodological approach -- 1.3.1 International best practice principles: why the central use of the Aarhus Convention? -- 1.4 Structure -- 2 Society, political governance and public participation in Nigeria -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 'Nigeria' before 1960: government and the peoples -- 2.2.1 The early 'Nigerian' states -- 2.2.2 Nigeria under British colonial rule -- 2.3 Nigeria after independence: government and the people -- 2.3.1 From independent civilian government . . . -- 2.3.2 . . . to military rule -- 2.3.3 The new democratic era: 1999-2012 -- 2.4 Environment-related public access laws in Nigeria -- 2.4.1 Development -- 2.4.2 The need for adequacy assessment and potential strengthening -- 2.4.3 Anti-access culture of public institutions and public access laws -- 2.5 Conclusion -- 3 Theoretical foundations of public participation: an environmental context -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 Who is 'the public'? -- 3.3 Public participation and political theories -- 3.3.1 Rational elitism and public participation -- 3.3.2 Liberalism and public participation -- 3.3.3 Participatory democracy and public participation -- 3.3.4 Pluralism and public participation -- 3.4 The value of public participation -- 3.4.1 Justifications -- 3.4.2 Criticisms (and some responses) -- 3.4.3 A 'middle ground' theory for public participation -- 3.5 Conclusion -- 4 Public access to environmental information: international best practice principles -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 Access to environmental information: issues on scope -- 4.2.1 The meaning of 'environmental information'
  • 4.2.2 The format of the information -- 4.2.3 The beneficiary of the right of access -- 4.2.4 The bodies obliged to provide access -- 4.2.4.1 Why directly 'bother' the private companies? -- 4.3 The public's right of access to environmental information -- 4.3.1 'Passive' access to environmental information -- 4.3.1.1 The request and the right of access -- 4.3.1.2 The response -- 4.3.1.2.1 Where the public authority holds the environmental information requested -- 4.3.1.2.2 Where the public authority does not hold the environmental information requested -- 4.3.1.2.3 Where the request for environmental information is refused -- 4.3.1.2.4 Where the information/document requested contains exempted materials -- 4.3.1.3 The charge -- 4.3.2 'Active' access to environmental information -- 4.3.2.1 Effective access to environmental information and ICT -- 4.3.2.2 Specific environmental information (and obligations) under the active duty to collect and disseminate information -- 4.3.2.2.1 Emergency information -- 4.3.2.2.2 Information to help obtain information -- 4.3.2.2.3 National environmental report -- 4.3.2.2.4 Public environmental education -- 4.4 Exemptions to public access and the overrides -- 4.5 Enforcing the right to access environmental information -- 4.6 Conclusion -- 5 Public access to environmental information: Nigerian law and practice in comparative perspective -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 Access to environmental information: issues on scope -- 5.2.1 The meaning of 'environmental information' -- 5.2.2 The format of the information -- 5.2.3 The beneficiary of the right of access -- 5.2.4 The bodies obliged to provide access -- 5.3 The public's right of access to environmental information -- 5.3.1 'Passive' access to environmental information -- 5.3.1.1 The request and the right of access -- 5.3.1.2 The response
  • 5.3.1.2.1 Where the public institution holds the environmental information requested -- 5.3.1.2.2 Where the public authority/institution does not hold the environmental information requested -- 5.3.1.2.3 Where the request for environmental information is refused -- 5.3.1.2.4 Where the information/document requested contains exempted materials -- 5.3.1.3 The charge -- 5.3.2 'Active' access to environmental information -- 5.3.2.1 Effective access to information and ICT -- 5.3.2.2 Specific environmental information (and obligations) under the active duty to collect and disseminate information -- 5.3.2.2.1 Emergency information -- 5.3.2.2.2 Information to help obtain information -- 5.3.2.2.3 National environmental report -- 5.3.2.2.4 Public environmental education -- 5.4 Exemptions to public access and the overrides -- 5.4.1 An analysis of the exemptions and overrides -- 5.4.2 Exemptions not provided for -- 5.5 Enforcing the right to access (environmental) information -- 5.6 Conclusion -- 6 Public participation in environmental decision-making: international best practice principles -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 Public participation in good faith -- 6.3 Public participation in activity-specific decisions -- 6.3.1 Issues on scope -- 6.3.1.1 Who can participate? -- 6.3.1.2 The body required to ensure participation -- 6.3.1.3 Activities in which public participation is required -- 6.3.2 The public participation process -- 6.3.2.1 The duty to effectively inform the public concerned -- 6.3.2.2 Early public participation -- 6.3.2.3 Reasonable timeframes between phases of public participation -- 6.3.2.4 The right of the public to contribute -- 6.3.2.5 The duty to consider and communicate -- 6.3.2.6 Periodic public participation -- 6.4 Public participation in non-activity-specific decisions -- 6.4.1 Public participation concerning plans, programmes and policies
  • 6.4.2 Public participation concerning executive regulations and other legally binding instruments -- 6.5 Enforcing the right to participate in environmental decision-making -- 6.6 Conclusion -- 7 Public participation in environmental decision-making: Nigerian law and practice in comparative perspective -- 7.1 Introduction -- 7.2 Public participation in activity-specific decisions -- 7.2.1 Issues on scope -- 7.2.1.1 Who can participate? -- 7.2.1.2 The body required to ensure participation -- 7.2.1.3 Activities in which public participation is required -- 7.2.2 The public participation process -- 7.2.2.1 The duty to effectively inform the public concerned -- 7.2.2.2 Early public participation -- 7.2.2.3 Reasonable timeframes between phases of public participation -- 7.2.2.4 The right of the public to contribute -- 7.2.2.5 The duty to consider and communicate -- 7.2.2.6 Periodic public participation -- 7.3 Public participation in non-activity-specific decisions -- 7.3.1 Public participation concerning plans, programmes and policies -- 7.3.2 Public participation concerning executive regulations and other legally binding instruments -- 7.4 Enforcing the right to participate in environmental decision-making -- 7.5 Conclusion -- 8 Conclusion -- Index
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unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (281 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781315722252
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2019. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3569822
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL3569822
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr11079397
  • (CaONFJC)MIL813465
  • (OCoLC)929510845
Label
Law and Practice on Public Participation in Environmental Matters : The Nigerian Example in Transnational Comparative Perspective
Link
https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/oulaw/detail.action?docID=3569822
Publication
Copyright
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
  • cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
  • txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- Table of cases -- Table of statutes and policies -- Table of international instruments -- Acknowledgements -- Foreword -- Abbreviations -- 1 Introduction -- 1.1 Research statement -- 1.2 Setting the scene -- 1.3 Methodological approach -- 1.3.1 International best practice principles: why the central use of the Aarhus Convention? -- 1.4 Structure -- 2 Society, political governance and public participation in Nigeria -- 2.1 Introduction -- 2.2 'Nigeria' before 1960: government and the peoples -- 2.2.1 The early 'Nigerian' states -- 2.2.2 Nigeria under British colonial rule -- 2.3 Nigeria after independence: government and the people -- 2.3.1 From independent civilian government . . . -- 2.3.2 . . . to military rule -- 2.3.3 The new democratic era: 1999-2012 -- 2.4 Environment-related public access laws in Nigeria -- 2.4.1 Development -- 2.4.2 The need for adequacy assessment and potential strengthening -- 2.4.3 Anti-access culture of public institutions and public access laws -- 2.5 Conclusion -- 3 Theoretical foundations of public participation: an environmental context -- 3.1 Introduction -- 3.2 Who is 'the public'? -- 3.3 Public participation and political theories -- 3.3.1 Rational elitism and public participation -- 3.3.2 Liberalism and public participation -- 3.3.3 Participatory democracy and public participation -- 3.3.4 Pluralism and public participation -- 3.4 The value of public participation -- 3.4.1 Justifications -- 3.4.2 Criticisms (and some responses) -- 3.4.3 A 'middle ground' theory for public participation -- 3.5 Conclusion -- 4 Public access to environmental information: international best practice principles -- 4.1 Introduction -- 4.2 Access to environmental information: issues on scope -- 4.2.1 The meaning of 'environmental information'
  • 4.2.2 The format of the information -- 4.2.3 The beneficiary of the right of access -- 4.2.4 The bodies obliged to provide access -- 4.2.4.1 Why directly 'bother' the private companies? -- 4.3 The public's right of access to environmental information -- 4.3.1 'Passive' access to environmental information -- 4.3.1.1 The request and the right of access -- 4.3.1.2 The response -- 4.3.1.2.1 Where the public authority holds the environmental information requested -- 4.3.1.2.2 Where the public authority does not hold the environmental information requested -- 4.3.1.2.3 Where the request for environmental information is refused -- 4.3.1.2.4 Where the information/document requested contains exempted materials -- 4.3.1.3 The charge -- 4.3.2 'Active' access to environmental information -- 4.3.2.1 Effective access to environmental information and ICT -- 4.3.2.2 Specific environmental information (and obligations) under the active duty to collect and disseminate information -- 4.3.2.2.1 Emergency information -- 4.3.2.2.2 Information to help obtain information -- 4.3.2.2.3 National environmental report -- 4.3.2.2.4 Public environmental education -- 4.4 Exemptions to public access and the overrides -- 4.5 Enforcing the right to access environmental information -- 4.6 Conclusion -- 5 Public access to environmental information: Nigerian law and practice in comparative perspective -- 5.1 Introduction -- 5.2 Access to environmental information: issues on scope -- 5.2.1 The meaning of 'environmental information' -- 5.2.2 The format of the information -- 5.2.3 The beneficiary of the right of access -- 5.2.4 The bodies obliged to provide access -- 5.3 The public's right of access to environmental information -- 5.3.1 'Passive' access to environmental information -- 5.3.1.1 The request and the right of access -- 5.3.1.2 The response
  • 5.3.1.2.1 Where the public institution holds the environmental information requested -- 5.3.1.2.2 Where the public authority/institution does not hold the environmental information requested -- 5.3.1.2.3 Where the request for environmental information is refused -- 5.3.1.2.4 Where the information/document requested contains exempted materials -- 5.3.1.3 The charge -- 5.3.2 'Active' access to environmental information -- 5.3.2.1 Effective access to information and ICT -- 5.3.2.2 Specific environmental information (and obligations) under the active duty to collect and disseminate information -- 5.3.2.2.1 Emergency information -- 5.3.2.2.2 Information to help obtain information -- 5.3.2.2.3 National environmental report -- 5.3.2.2.4 Public environmental education -- 5.4 Exemptions to public access and the overrides -- 5.4.1 An analysis of the exemptions and overrides -- 5.4.2 Exemptions not provided for -- 5.5 Enforcing the right to access (environmental) information -- 5.6 Conclusion -- 6 Public participation in environmental decision-making: international best practice principles -- 6.1 Introduction -- 6.2 Public participation in good faith -- 6.3 Public participation in activity-specific decisions -- 6.3.1 Issues on scope -- 6.3.1.1 Who can participate? -- 6.3.1.2 The body required to ensure participation -- 6.3.1.3 Activities in which public participation is required -- 6.3.2 The public participation process -- 6.3.2.1 The duty to effectively inform the public concerned -- 6.3.2.2 Early public participation -- 6.3.2.3 Reasonable timeframes between phases of public participation -- 6.3.2.4 The right of the public to contribute -- 6.3.2.5 The duty to consider and communicate -- 6.3.2.6 Periodic public participation -- 6.4 Public participation in non-activity-specific decisions -- 6.4.1 Public participation concerning plans, programmes and policies
  • 6.4.2 Public participation concerning executive regulations and other legally binding instruments -- 6.5 Enforcing the right to participate in environmental decision-making -- 6.6 Conclusion -- 7 Public participation in environmental decision-making: Nigerian law and practice in comparative perspective -- 7.1 Introduction -- 7.2 Public participation in activity-specific decisions -- 7.2.1 Issues on scope -- 7.2.1.1 Who can participate? -- 7.2.1.2 The body required to ensure participation -- 7.2.1.3 Activities in which public participation is required -- 7.2.2 The public participation process -- 7.2.2.1 The duty to effectively inform the public concerned -- 7.2.2.2 Early public participation -- 7.2.2.3 Reasonable timeframes between phases of public participation -- 7.2.2.4 The right of the public to contribute -- 7.2.2.5 The duty to consider and communicate -- 7.2.2.6 Periodic public participation -- 7.3 Public participation in non-activity-specific decisions -- 7.3.1 Public participation concerning plans, programmes and policies -- 7.3.2 Public participation concerning executive regulations and other legally binding instruments -- 7.4 Enforcing the right to participate in environmental decision-making -- 7.5 Conclusion -- 8 Conclusion -- Index
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
1 online resource (281 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781315722252
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
  • c
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, Michigan : ProQuest Ebook Central, 2019. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest Ebook Central affiliated libraries.
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unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
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  • (MiAaPQ)EBC3569822
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL3569822
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr11079397
  • (CaONFJC)MIL813465
  • (OCoLC)929510845

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