TABLEOF CONTENTS

I RELEVANT PROVISIONS OF THE CONSTITUTION OF INDIA

II POLLUTION CONTROL LAWS

The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974

The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Rules, 1975 - Schedules

Central Board for the Prevention and Control of Water Pollution(Procedure for Transaction of Business) Rules, 1975

The Water (Prevention and Control Of Pollution) CESS Act, 1977

The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) CESS Rules, 1978 and Annexures

Central Water Laboratory

The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess (Amendment) Act, 2003

The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981

The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Rules, 1982 and Schedules

The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) (Union Territories) Rules, 1983 and Form

The Environment (Protection) Act, 1986

The Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986 and Schedules

Environment (Protection) Third Amendment Rules, 2002

Rules for the Manufacture, Use, Import, Export and Storage of Hazardous Micro Organisms Genetically Engineered Organisms or Cells, 1989

Hazardous Wastes (Management and Handling) Rules, 1989

The Manufacture, Storage and Import of Hazardous Chemicals Rules, 1989

Manufacture, Storage and Import of Hazardous Chemical (Amendment) Rules, 2000 - Draft Notification

Bio-Medical Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 1998

Hazardous wastes (Management and handling) amendment rules 2000

Hazardous Wastes (Management and Handling) Amendment Rules, 2002

S.O.979(E), [27/8/2003] - Amendments to S.O.763(E) dates 14/9/1999 Dumping and disposal of fly ash discharged from coal or lignite based thermal power plants on land

Municipal Solid Wastes (Management & Handling) Rules, 2000

Battery (Management and Handling) Rules, 2000.

The Noise Pollution (Regulation and Control) Rules, 2000

The Noise Pollution (Regualtion and Control) Rules, May 2002

Re-cycled Plastics Manufacture and Usage Rules, 1999

Re-cycled Plastics Manufacture and Usage Amendment Rules, 2002

The Recycled Plastics Manufacture and Usage (Amendment) Rules, 2003

Ozone Depleting Substances (Regulation) Rules, 2000

III SOME IMPORTANT NOTIFICATIONS

Delegation of Powers to the Central Pollution Control Board

Environmental Impact Assessment Notifications

Public Hearing Notifications

The Coastal Regulation Zone Notifications
Coastal Regulation Zone Notification dated May 21st 2002
Coastal Regulation Zone Notification (As Amended Upto 2001)
Aquaculture Authority - Notifications

Eco-Labelling Notifications

Notification Concerning Open Burning Oil

Notification Concerning Ban on Import of Hazardous Wastes

Constitution of Appellate Authorities

IV LAWS RELATING TO FOREST AND WILD LIFE

The Indian Forest Act, 1927

The Forest(Conservation)Act,1980

The Forest(Conservation) Rules, 1981

Guidelines for diversion of forest lands

Forest (Conservation) Rules, 2003

The Wild Life(Protection) Act,1972 and Schedules

The Wild Life(Transactions and Taxidermy) Rules, 1973

The Wild Life (Stock Declaration) Central Rules, 1973

The Wild Life(Protection)Licensing(Additional Matters for Consideration) Rules, 1983

The Wild Life (Protection) Rules, 1995

The Wild Life (Specified Plants- Conditions for Possession by Licensee) Rules, 1995

RECOGNITION OF ZOO RULES 1992

The Circular Concerning Joint Forest Management

The Wild Life (Protection) Amendment Act, 2002

V LIABILITY

The Public Liability Insurance Act,1991

The Public Liability Insurance Rules,1991

VI LAWS RELATING TO ENVIRONMENTAL TRIBUNALS

The National Environmental TribunalAct,1995

The National Environment Appellate Authority Act, 1997

VII RELEVANT PROVISIONS OF OTHER ENVIRONMENT-RELATED LAWS

Provisions of Indian Penal Code

Provisions of Criminal Procedure Code

Provisions of Factories Act, 1948

VIII ANIMAL WELFARE

No.59 of 1960- The Prevention of Cruelty to Animal Act, 1960

IX Biodiversity

The Biological Diversity Act, 2002

Draft Biological Diversity Rules, 2003

IX Others

2-T Oil (Regulation of Supply and Distribution) Order, 1998

The Environment (Protection) (Second Amendment Rules), 1999 - Emission Standards for New Generator Sets