The environment protection act - Ministry of Environment and Forests (1986,2001,2005)

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Posted on October 12, 2010 - 10:48
A document that describes the Environment Protection Act and explains the terms used, the powers & functions of the government and the rules & regulations for prevention, control & abatement of environmental pollution.

The document provides the details of the Environment Protection Act (1986) and includes:

  • Information on the short title, extend and commencement of the Act
  • Definitions of terms included in the Act
  • General powers of the central government in implementing the Act
  • Appointment of officers and their powers and functions
  • Power of central government to give directions
  • Rules to regulate environmental pollution
  • Details of rules for prevention, control and abatement of environmental pollution

This document can be viewed here on the Ministry of Environment and Forests website

The second document is an order issued by the Ministry of Environment and Forests in exercising the  Environment Act by conferring to the central government, the powers for appointment of the Water Quality Assessment Authority  for a period of three years with effect from the date of publication of the notification.

The document can be viewed here on the Ministry of Environment and Forests website

The third document is an amendment of the notification by the Government of India in the Ministry of  Environment and Forests that has classified Matheran in Maharashtra state and surrounding regions in the State of Maharashtra as an eco-sensitive zone and imposed restrictions on industries, operations, processes and other developmental activities in the said region.

The document can be viewed here on the Ministry of Environment and Forests website

Download the three documents:

 

Year: 
2005
2001
1986