What are the provisions for environmental protection?

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The Indian Penal Code has a chapter on offences affecting Public Health, Safety, Convenience (Chapter XIV). Sec. 268 provides that “a person is guilty of a public nuisance who does any act or is guilty of an illegal omission which causes any common injury, danger or annoyance to the public or to the people in… Read more »

What are the provisions in the Indian Penal Code for environmental protection?

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The Indian Penal Code has a chapter on offences affecting Public Health, Safety, Convenience (Chapter XIV). Sec. 268 provides that “a person is guilty of a public nuisance who does any act or is guilty of an illegal omission which causes any common injury, danger or annoyance to the public or to the people in… Read more »

What are the different statutes enacted in India exclusively for environmental protection?

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The different statutes or legislations enacted in India exclusively for environment protection are –  The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Rules, 1975 The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess Act, 1977 The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess Rules, 1978 The Air (Prevention… Read more »