Action item 14.25
Consultation undertaken on draft policy, guideline, framework, Bill development.
That prior to any further production approvals being granted, where litigation is brought genuinely in the public interest, costs rules be amended to allow NT courts to not make an order for the payment of costs against an unsuccessful public interest litigant.
To be completed by November 2022.
Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade
Action item update
The Department of the Attorney-General and Justice and the Department of Industry, Tourism and Trade are working collaboratively to ensure completion of this recommendation including undertaking policy development. Changes to legislation will occur in 2022.