Sanctions for Environmental Crime: The UK Perspective

Celia K Wells

Research output: Contribution to conferenceConference Paper


Environmental crime sanctions are found in numerous pieces of legislation and enforced by a variety of national, regional and local regulators. The civil sanctions introduced following the 2008 Regulatory Enforcement and Sanctions Act are overlaid on existing regulatory powers. This paper notes the movement towards US style sentencing guidelines for corporate offenders.
Original languageEnglish
Publication statusAccepted/In press - Nov 2014
EventLa Tutela dell'ambiente tra diritto e procedura - Universita degli Studi di Milano, Milan, Italy
Duration: 21 Nov 201422 Nov 2014


ConferenceLa Tutela dell'ambiente tra diritto e procedura

Structured keywords

  • Cabot Institute
  • Environmental crime


  • Environmental crime,
  • Sanctions

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