La aplicación en materia ambiental de las acciones de representación para la protección de los intereses colectivos de los consumidores. A propósito de la Directiva (UE) 2020/1828

  1. Laura García-Álvarez
Revista ítalo-española de Derecho Procesal

ISSN: 2605-5244

Year of publication: 2020

Issue: 2

Pages: 57-108

Type: Article

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The aim of this paper is to analyse the possibilities of applying representative actions for the protection of the collective interests of consumers regulated by the EU Directive 2020/1828 on environmental matters. To this end, its material scope is analysed and the paper concludes that the environmental protection granted by the Directive is both anec-dotal and indirect as it is conditioned by the existence of a consumer relationship. Never-theless, the main questions related to the regulation of representative actions are studied, taking into account the way they could be applied to collective actions in environmental matters. Issues covered, among others, include: protectable goods or rights, legal standing,