CBCGDF’s Preventive EPIL Case of the Shenzhen Bay Channel Dredging Project——an Overview of the Case Time Nodes

Late March, 2020: the legal team of CBCGDF studied the materials, reported them to the relevant departments and requested to cancel the publicity, and then CBCGDF Organized a team to prepare to file environmental public interest litigation;

On April 2, 2020, the case was filed online on the official website of Shenzhen Intermediate People’s Court to submit case materials;

On April 7,2020, mailed the litigation materials to Shenzhen Intermediate People’s Court;

On April 9, 2020, received a call from the Shenzhen Intermediate People’s Court: some materials need to be supplemented online;

On April 17, 2020, the case filing division of the Shenzhen Intermediate People’s Court called and said that they had received the case materials;

On April 26, 2020, we received the materials mailed back by Shenzhen Intermediate People’s Court and relevant laws and regulations;

On April27, 2020, online filing and submission of case materials was conducted at the Guangzhou Maritime Court;

On June 17, 2020, we received the civil ruling on inadmissibility of cases sent by Guangzhou Maritime Court;

On June 22, 2020, we received the civil ruling on inadmissibility of cases sent by Guangzhou Maritime Court;

On June 24, 2020, the appeal petition was mailed to Guangzhou Maritime Court;

On September 25, 2020, the civil order of Guangdong Higher People’s Court was received: it instructed Guangdong Maritime Court to try the case.

On May 11, 2022, the judge of Guangzhou Maritime Court replied to CBCGDF on the Shenzhen Bay Channel Dredging Project Case: “the project has been suspended, and it is suggested that CBCGDF withdraw its prosecution.”

(Source of all images above: Hong Kong Cable Television, CATV)

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Translator: Daisy

Editor: Samantha

Contact the editors: v10@cbcgdf.org;  +8617319454776


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