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Environmental Law

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This book on "Environment Protection, Sustainable Development and the Law" covers the various aspects of environment protection and the law. It traces the genesis of the problem of environmental pollution and deals with various Common Law Remedies and Statutory Remedies to protect the environment. Various Constitutional provisions aimed at protecting the environment have been discussed. The discussion on "sustainable development" and the role of. Indian judiciary in promoting the same has been discussed in most lucid form incorporating the latest judicial decisions in this regard. Various environment related enactments such as Water Act, Air Act, Environment (Protection) Act, Public Liability Insurance Act, Wild Life (Protection) Act, Forest (Conservation) Act, Noise Pollution (Control and Regulation) Rules, National Green Tribunal Act, and Law Relating to the Management of Hazardous Wastes and Solid Wastes, have been discussed in detail in separate Chapters. In the end of the book various appendices relating to important International Conventions/Declarations and environment related statutes, have been attached. The book has been referred to by the Supreme Court of India in the famous case of Noise Pollution (v) In Re, (2005)5 SCC 733.
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Contents
Chapter I

Introduction
Chapter II
Common Law and other Statutory Remedies
Chapter III
Constitutional Provisions and Environment Protection in India
Chapter IV
Sustainable Development and the Law
Chapter V
Sustainable Development and Judiciary in India
Chapter VI
Prevention and Control of Water Pollution
Chapter VII
Prevention and Control of Air Pollution
Chapter VIII
Wildlife Protection and the Law
Chapter IX
Forest Conservation and the Law
Chapter X
The Environment (Protection) Act, 1986
Chapter XI
The National Green Tribunal
Chapter XII
Liability to Pay Compensation in Certain Cases on Principle of no Fault
Chapter XIII
Noise Pollution and its Control
Chapter XIV
Law Relating to Management of Hazardous Wastes and Solid wastes
Appendix I to XIV
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Author Details
Professor (Dr.) Paramjit S. Jaswal, is Vice-Chancellor, RGNUL, Punjab. He is former Vice-Chancellor, HNLU, Raipur (Chhattisgarh), Chairman, Department of Laws, Director, UILS, Panjab University, Chandigarh. He stood first in the Panjab University in B.L. (N.P.) and LL.M. In LL.M. he created a new record of the University. He has been teaching since 1982. In 2990Dr.Jaswal was selected for the prestigious Nehru Centenary British Fellowship Award and did his post-doctoral research in the, School of Oriental And African Studies (SOAS), University of London, London (U.K.) Dr. Jaswal also did a course of Human Rights at the International Institute of Human Rights, Strasbourg (France) and completed his internship at the UN. Centre for Human Rights, Geneva. In 1994, Dr. Jaswal was selected for the Career Award for "Young Talented Teachers" by the U.G.C. and completed a research project on "Environment Protection and Sustainable Development". Dr. Jaswal has authored five books and has written several research papers, which have been published in various reputed national and international journals/books. Dr. Jaswal has also represented India in the International Workshops/Conferences in the area of Environmental Law and Human Rights...
Professor (Dr.) Nishtha Jaswal is teaching in the Department of Laws, P.U., Chandigarh. She is former Chairperson, Department of Laws and Dean Student Welfare (W), Panjab University, Chandigarh. She is also Member, Chandigarh Commission for the Protection of Child Rights. She stood first in B.A. and bagged the University Gold Medal. She has been in the teaching career since 1986. She was invited as Visiting Professor by the British Academy, London in the year 1992. She has authored three books and written several research papers, which have been published in various reputed national and international journals.
Ms. Vibhuti Jaswai, is a young budding scholar of Army Institute of Law, Mohali (Punjab). She has a great passion for the protection of environment. She closely watches all national as well international developments for the protection of environment.
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