These pages describe proceedings that may be brought before the Land and Environment Court for:
The term ‘civil enforcement’ means seeking orders that:
stop people breaking the law
require people to obey the law
remedy damage or harm caused by breaking or failing to obey the law.
The term 'judicial review’ means asking the Court to review whether decisions or behaviour of government agencies or people have followed the law and, if not, requiring them to make a new decision or behave in accordance with the law.
The Land and Environment Court can hear and finalise proceedings for civil enforcement and judicial review under
s 20 of the Court Act. These cases are allocated to Class 4 of the Court.
These pages outline:
proceedings that can be made in this Class
who has the right to bring proceedings
when the proceedings must be commenced
how to start the proceedings
what to expect during the course of proceedings.
Use the links in the boxes on the left side of your screen to follow the steps in the civil enforcement process.