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National Environment Tribunal Act, 1995

 

Preamble

   
  CHAPTER I: PRELIMINARY
1.

Short title and commencement

2.

Definitions

   
  CHPATER II: COMPENSATION FOR DEATH OF, OR INJURY TO, A PERSON AND DAMAGE TO PROPERTY AND ENVIRONMENT
3.

Liability to pay compensation in certain cases on principle of no fault

4.

Application for claim for compensation

5.

Procedure and powers of Tribunal

6.

Conditions as to making of interim orders

7.

Reduction of amount of relief paid under any other law

   
  CHAPTER III : ESTABLISHMENT OF NATIONAL ENVIRONMENT TRIBUNAL AND BENCHES THEREOF
8.

Establishment of National Environment Tribunal

9.

Composition of Tribunal and Benches thereof

10.

Qualifications for appointment as Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson or other Member

11.

Vice-Chairperson to act as Chairperson or to discharge his functions in certain circumstances

12.

Term of office

13.

Resignation and removal

14.

Salaries and allowances and other terms and conditions of service of Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson and other Members

15.

Provision as to the holding of office by Chairperson, etc. on ceasing to be such Chairperson etc.

16.

Financial and administrative powers of Chairperson

17.

Staff of the Tribunal

18.

Distribution of business amongst the Benches

   
  CHAPTER IV : JURISDICTION AND PROCEEDINGS OF THE TRIBUNAL
19.

Bar of jurisdiction

20.

Power of Chairperson to transfer cases from one Bench to another

21.

Decisions to be taken by majority

22.

Deposit of amount payable for damage to environment

23.

Execution of award or order of Tribunal

24.

Appeals

   
  CHAPTER V : MISCELLANEOUS
25.

Penalty for failure to comply with orders of Tribunal

26.

Offences by companies

27.

Proceedings before the Tribunal to be judicial proceedings

28.

Members and staff of Tribunal to be public servants

29.

Protection of action taken in good faith

30.

Act to have overriding effect

31.

Power to make rules

 

 

THE SCHEDULE

 

National Environment Tribunal Act, 1995

 

 

 

 

 

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