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NEWS: EU’s new environmental crime laws come with tougher sanctions and extended list of offences

The European Council formally adopted a directive on the protection of the environment through criminal law. The law will improve the investigation and prosecution of environmental crime offences.

The directive establishes EU-wide minimum rules on the definition of criminal offences and penalties. It replaces the previous law which dates back to 2008.

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