What are the legislative reforms in national environment Policy 2006?

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A judicious mix of civil and criminal processes and sanctions will be employed in the legal regime for enforcement, through a review of the existing legislation. The policy calls for identification of the emerging areas for new legislation, due to better scientific understanding, economic and social development, and development of multilateral environmental regimes, in line… Read more »

What is the legal liabilities in the National Environment Policy 2006?

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The environmental redressal mechanism based on doctrines of criminal liability, have not proved sufficiently effective, and need to be supplemented. The policy adopts the civil liability for environmental damage that would deter environmentally harmful actions, and compensate the victims of environmental damage. The alternatives to Civil Liability may also apply viz. Fault Based liability and… Read more »

What are the principles of National Environment Policy 2006?

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Principles of National Environment Policy 2006 The Policy evolved from the recognition that only such development is sustainable, which respects ecological constraints, and the imperatives of justice. The Objectives stated above are to be realized through various strategic interventions by different public authorities at Central, State, and Local Government levels. They would also be the… Read more »

What are the Objectives of the National Environment Policy 2006?

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Objectives of the National Environment Policy 2006 are –  Conservation of Critical Environmental Resources Intra-generational Equity: Livelihood Security for the Poor Inter-generational Equity Integration of Environmental Concerns in Economic and Social Development: Efficiency in Environmental Resource Use Environmental Governance Enhancement of Resources for Environmental Conservation. National Environment Policy 2006 is a response to our national… Read more »

What is National Environment Policy 2006?

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National Environment Policy 2006 is a response to our national commitment to a clean environment, mandated in the Constitution in Articles 48 A and 51 A (g), (DPSP) strengthened by judicial interpretation of Article 21. It is recognized that the maintenance of the Healthy environment is not the responsibility of the state alone. It is… Read more »