Geoffrey Hancy - Barrister

Phosphate Resources Ltd v Minister for the Environment, Heritage & The Arts

[2008] FCA 385

At trial client was successful.  Phosphate company client. Judicial review of decision by Minister refusing permission for further mining of phosphate on Christmas Island. Decision of the MInister set aside. Minister failed to take into account Environmental Impact Statement and failed to apply correct statutory test under the Environment Protection and Biodiversity Conservation Act 1999 (Cth)

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