The Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 - Foot Notes

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1.  It came into force in the

2.  The Central Government has delegated the powers vested in it under section 5 of the Act to the State Governments of Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Gujarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, karnataka, kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Orissa, Rajasthan, Sikkim and Tamil Nadu subject to the condition that the Central Government may revoke such delegationof pwers in respect of all or any one or more of the State Government or may itself invoke the provisions of section5 of the Act, if in the opinion of "Central Government such a course of action is necessary in public interest (Notification No.S.O..152(E) dated 10-2-88 published in Gazette No.54 of the same date).

The Powers have been delegated to the following State Governments also on the same terms.

Meghalaya, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh vide Notifiation No. S.O.389(E) dated 14-4-88 published in the Gazette No.205 dated 14.4.88; Maharashtra vide Notification No.S.O. 488(E) dated 17-5-88 published in the Gazette No. 255 dated 17-5-88;

Goa and Jammu & Kashmir vide Notification No.S.O.881(E) dated 22-9-88, published in the Gazette No.749 dated 22-9-88

West Bengal, Manipur vide Notification No.S.O.408(E) dated 6-6-89; published in the Gazette No.319 dated 6-6-89;

Tripura vide Notification No.S.O.479(E) dated 25-7-91 published in Gazette No. 414 the dated 25-7-91

3.  For issuing directions see r.4 of Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986.

4.  See r.3 of Environment(Protection) Rules, 1986 and Schedules thereto

i.Schedule I lists the standards for emission or discharge of environmental pollutants from the industries, processes or operations and their maximum allowable limits of concentration;

ii. Schedule II lists general standards for discharge of effluents and their maximum limits of concentration allowable;

iii. Schedule III lists ambient air quality standards in respect of noise and its maximum allowable limits; and

iv.Schedule iv lists standards for emission of smoke, vapour etc. from motor vehicles and maximum allowable limits of their emission.

5.  See r.13 of Environment(Protection) Rules, 1986, and

i.Hazardous Wastes (Management and Handling) Rules, 1989;

ii.Manufacture, Storage and Import of Hazardous Chemicals Rules, 1989; and

iii.Rules for the Manufacture, Use, Import, Export and Storage of Hazardous Micro-organisms. Genetically-engineered organisms or Cells.

6.  Rules 13 SUPRA

7.  See r.5 of Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986

8.  See r.12of Environment (Protection)Rules and Schedule II, and relevant provisions of Hazardous Wastes (Management and Handling)Rules, Manufacture, Storage and Import of Hazardous Chemicals Rules and Rules for the Manufacture, Use, Import, Export and Storage of Hazardous Micro-organisms. Genetically Engineered Organisms or Cells.

9.  See r.3 of Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986 and Schedule I.

10. See r.13 of Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986 and

i.Hazardous Wastes (Management and Handling) Rules, 1989;

ii.Manufacture, Storage and Import of Hazardous chemicals Rules, 1989; and

iii.Rules for the Manufacture, Use, Import, Export and Storage of Hazardous Micro-organisms, Genetically Engineered organisms or Cells.

11. For authorities or agencies see r.12 of Environment(Protection) Rules, 1986 and Schedule II.

12. The Central Govt. has empowered 60 persons listed in the Table(p.251) vide S.O. 83(E) published in the Gazette of India No.66 dated 16-2-87 and S.O. 63(E) published in the Gazette of India No.42 dated 18-1-88

13. In exercise of powers conferred under sub-section(i) of section 11 the Central Government has empowered 60 officers listed in the Table (p.254) vide S.O. 84(E) published in the Gazette No.66 dated 16-2-87 and S.O. 62(E) published in the Gazette No.66 dated 16-2-87 and S.O.62(E) published in the Gazette No.42 dated 18-1-88.

14. For procedure for taking samples see r.6 of Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986, also.

15. The Central Government has delegated its powers under clause (b) of sub-section(i) of section12 and section 13 of the Act to the Central Pollution Control Board vide Notification No.S.O. 145(E) dated 21-2-91 published in the Gazette No.128 dated 27-2-91

16. The list of laboratories/institutes recognized as environmental laboratories and the persons recognized as Govt. Analysts is given in the Table (Schedule (1)

17. See r.9 of Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986

18. See r.8 of Environment(Protection) Rules, 1986. For qualifications of Govt. Analyst see r.10 of Environment (protection) Rules, 1986.

19. For qualifications of Govt. Analyst see r.10 of Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986.

20. In exercise of powers conferred under clause (a) of section 19, the Central Government has authorised the officers and authorities (Annexure 1)(Mass Emission Standards for Petrol driven Vehicles) vide S.O. 394(E) published in the Gazette No. 185 dated 16-4-87, S.O. 237(E) published in the Gazette No.171 dated 29-3-89 published in the Gazette No. No. 519 dated 21-8-89

21. See r.6 of Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986

22. See r.7 of Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986

23. See r. 9 of Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986

24. For the procedure for submission of samples to laboratories and the form of laboratory report seer. 8 of Environment(Protection) Rules, 1986.

25. See r. 10 of Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986.

26. See r. 11 of Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986

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viruhm 

good act to control the pollution in India, and all prevent the environmental hazards..

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