- February 8, 2021
Public consultation | Environmental crime – improving EU rules on environmental protection through criminal law
The Environmental Crime Directive aims to protect the environment through criminal law, appropriate sanctioning and cross-border cooperation. The Commission recently evaluated the Directive, and found that it did not meet its objectives.
This initiative will mainly review:
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- the scope of the Directive
- sanction types and levels
- judicial cooperation
- organised crime
- statistical data collection
- practical law-enforcement.