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

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

The different statutes or legislations enacted in India exclusively for environment protection are – 

  1. The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974
  2. The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Rules, 1975
  3. The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess Act, 1977
  4. The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess Rules, 1978
  5. The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981
  6. The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Rules, 1982
  7. The Environment (Protection) Act, 1986
  8. The Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986
  9. Hazardous Wastes (Management and Handling) Rules, 1989
  10. Manufacture, Storage and Import of Hazardous Chemical Rules, 1989
  11. The Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980
  12. The Forest (Conservation) Rules, 1981
  13. The Wildlife Protection Act, 1972
  14. The Wildlife (Transactions and Taxidermy) Rules, 1973
  15. The Wildlife (Stock Declaration) Central Rules, 1973
  16. The Wildlife (Protection) Licensing (Additional Matters for Consideration) Rules, 1983
  17. The Wildlife (Protection) Rules, 1995
  18. The Wildlife (Specified Plants – Conditions for Possession by Licensee) Rules, 1995
  19. The Public Liability Insurance Act, 1991
  20. The Public Liability Insurance Rules, 1991
  21. The National Environment Tribunal Act, 1995
  22. The National Environment Appellate Authority Act, 1997

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