Inspectorate granted BNFL authorisation to test new plant.
applied for certiorari to quash Inspectorate’s decision and injunction to stay
J held Greenpeace had standing.
deciding whether applicant for JR has sufficient interest in matter, court
should take into account:
Nature of applicant
Extent of applicant’s interest in issues raised
Nature of relief sought
applicant was respected body with genuine interest.
2500 supporters in area.
might not otherwise have had effective means of bringing their claims before a
relief sought was certiorari not mandamus.
applicant had sufficient interest.