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Lal's Encylopaedia on Environment Protection and Pollution Laws (2 Volume Set)

Lal's Encylopaedia on Environment Protection and Pollution Laws (2 Volume Set)

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  • Author(s): Lal
  • Brand: Delhi Law House
  • Edition: 5 Ed Updated 2015
  • ISBN 13 9788186976784
  • Approx. Pages 3385 + Contents
  • Delivery Time Normally 7-9 working days

Despite political squabbles and consequent struggle between the developed, developing and under-developed nations competing with each other to sustain or nature consumptive lifestyles, the numerous and endless deliberations at the earth summits, conferences, declarations and protocols have nevertheless, to an extent, resulted in at least a recognition that the finite resources of the planet and its delicate ecology are at the drink of breakdown and urgent measures here and now, are necessary if the planet is to sustain life in a historic time frame.
The galloping increase of population, mindless industrialisation and destructive developmental practices across the globe have brought in its wake irreversible damage to our biodiversity. Air, Water and Noise Pollution have increased to dangerous levels. Many parts of the globe face chronic shortage of fresh water. World over forests are declining at an alarming pace leading to climate changes and spread of newer and hitherto unperceived ailments, droughts and floods.
In the context of an apathetic or inadequate legislative and executive response, an active judicial management of pollution problems has resulted in sporadic solutions to the problem of environmental degradation. The problem, however, is so acute that episodic solutions are inadequate. Concerted measures by Governments across the globe coupled with imminent legislative and executive measures to halt further degradation, is the need of the hour.
In spite of the gigantic environmental protective measures promoted by man over three decades of period, neither the warming of the earth is put at naught, nor the growing abnormal incidents of atmosphere are reduced with the available scientific and technological knowledge. The past 2004 period is the worst hit periods in the known human history since the 20th Century. It has witnessed a 'Tsunami' and a 'Hurricane', besides
a number of'Earthquakes' and Cyclones' resulting in the death or the disablement of millions of people and loss of billion worth of properties elsewhere in the World. Apart from that conflict, terrorism coupled with attacks of human bombs, unknown diseases, etc. have become order of the day somewhere or the other parts of the World. Nature has become unnatural causing adverse impact on the atmosphere on the one side and the health and safety of all the living and non-living things on the other side. The ecosystem is echoing with abnormal noises, vibrations dust and smoke to human activities.
A bird's eye view of the available literature as also the various judicial decisions on the subject of environmental protection, speaks evidently in volumes about the fact that the real awareness in this subject has been geared up during the recent past only because of the keen and assertive interest and painful concern shown by the Hon'ble Apex Court through series of its landmark judgments, in various Public Interest Litigations filed by private individuals or bodies who are keeping a constant vision on the growing environmental and other national problems that are arising quite against the Governmental policies and programmes as also the Constitutional, Environmental and other laws of the land.
The compendium contains various legislations regulating environmental pollution as also a compilation of the relevant rules and allied statutory instruments. Rules made by various States afford a comparable study of the regulatory environment in those States which is a useful feature. Included in the appendices to the compendium are the international declarations, mandates, conventions, protocol and statements of principle which provide the context within which the legislations and statutory instruments could be understood.
The gravity of the pollution warrants intense implementation of at least the existing laws. Vigorous education and Public Interest Litigation would assist some measure of implementation. In this context these two volumes of the Lal's Encyclopaedia on Environment (Protection) and Pollution Laws would serve as a useful vehicle of information and a reliable source of reference for the various acts, rules and executive instruments and would inform concerned persons as well the Executive, the Bench and the Bar.
Volume I
Chapter 1    United Nations on Pollution
Chapter 2    United Nations Convention on Climate Change
Chapter 3    Earth Summit
Chapter 4    World Health Report, 1996
Chapter 5    Vector Control
Chapter 6    For Life on Earth - Save our Seas
Chapter 7    Atmosphere and Climate
Chapter 8    National Conservation Strategy and Policy Statement on Environment and Development
Chapter 9    ECO- Funds - Budgeting for Environment
Chapter 10   City and Community - Towards Environmental sustainability
Chapter 11   Cities, Waste and Health
Chapter 12   Medical Waste Disposal
Chapter 13   Air Pollution
Chapter 14   Water Pollution
Chapter 15   Vehicular Pollution
Chapter 16   Noise Pollution
Chapter 17   Emergenceof Environmental Awareness among Consumers
Chapter 17AJudicial Enforcement of Environmental Law
Chapter 18   Judicial Activism
Chapter 19   Legal Redress
Chapter  20  Responsibility of Governments, Citizens and Courts for Environmental Balance
Part I - A The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act,1974
Chapter 1    Preliminary
Chapter 2    The Central and State Boards for Prevention and Control of Water Pollution
Chapter 3    Joint Boards
Chapter 4    Powers and Functions of Boards
Chapter 5    Prevention and Control of Water Pollution
Chapter 6    Funds, Accounts and Audit
Chapter 7    Penalties and Procedure
Chapter 8    Miscellaneous
Part I - B The Water (Prevention of Control of Pollution)
Chapter 1    Preliminary
Chapter 2    Terms and Conditions of Service of the Member of the Central Board
                  on Committees of Central Board
Chapter 3    Powers and duties of the Chairman and Member Secretary and Appointments of Officers
                  and Employees
Chapter 4    Temporary Association of Persons with Central Board
Chapter 5    Consulting Engineer
Chapter 6    Budget of the Central Board
Chapter 7    Annual Report of the Central Board
Chapter 8    Accounts of the Central Board
Chapter 9    Report of Central Board Analyst and the Qualification of analysts
Chapter 10  Central Water Laboratory
Chapter 11   Powers and Functions of the Central Board in Relation to Union Territories
Part C         The Central Board for the Prevention and Control of Water Pollution
                  (Procedure for Transaction of Business) Rules, 1975
Part I - D     The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess Act, 1977
Part I - E     The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess Rules, 1978
Part II -A     The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollutions) Act, 1981
Part II - B    The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Rules, 1982
Part II -C     The Air (Prevention and Control of  Pollution) (Union Territories) Rules, 1983
Part III -2     The Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986
Part III-3      Scheme on Labelling of Environment friendly Products (ECO-MARK)
Part III -4     Montreal Protocol
Part III 4A    Batteries (Management and Hadling) Rules, 2001
Part III 4B    The Biological Diversity Act, 2002
Part III 4C    The Biological Diversity Rules, 2004
Part III 5      BIO- Medical Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 1998
Part III 6      Hazarodus Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 1989
Part III 7      Manufacture, Storage and Import of Hazardous Chemicals Rules, 1989
Part III 8      The Hazardous Micro-organisms and Genetically modified organism (Manufacture, Use, Import
                  Export and Storage) Rules, 1999
Part III 9      Chemical Accidents (Emergency Planning, Preparedness and Response) Rules, 1996
Part III 10    The National Environment Tribunal Act, 1995
Part III 11    The National Environment Appellate Authority Act, 1997
Part III 12    The National Environment Appellate Authority Rules,1997
Part III 13    The National Environment Appellate Authority (Salary, Allowances and
                  conditions of service of Members) Rules, 1998
Part III 14    The National Environment Appellate Authority
                  (Salary, Allowances and Conditions of Service of
                  Chairperson and Vice-Chairperoson) Rules, 1998)
Part III 15    The National Environmental Appellate Authority (Financial and Administrative Powers)
                  Rules, 1998
Part III 16    National Environment Appellate Authority  (Procedure for conducting Enquiry
                  against the Chairperson or the chairperson or a member) Rules, 2001
Part III 17    The Indian Forests
Part III 18    The Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980
Part III 19    The Forest (Conservation) Rules, 1981
Part III 19A  Forest (Conservation) Rules, 2003
Part III 20    The Wildlife (protection) Act, 1972
Part III 20A  The Wildlife (Stock Declaration) Central Rules, 1973
Part III 20B  Wild life (protection) Rules, 1995
Part III 21     Wild Life (Specified Plants -Conditions for Possession by Licensee) Rules, 1995
Part III 22     Wild Life (Specified Plant Stock Declaration Central Rules, 1995)
Volume 2
Part III - 23  The Wild Life (Protection) Licensing (Additional Matters for Consideration) Rules, 1983
Part III - 24  The Wild LIfe (Transactions and Taxidermy) Rules, 1973
Part IV -25  Declaration of Wild Life Stock Rules, 2003
Part III - 26  National Board for Wild Life Rules, 2003
Part III - 27  Tiger Conservation Authority Fund (Registration) Guidelines, 2007
Part III - 28  National Tiger Conservation Authority (Tiger Conservation Foundation) Guidelines, 2007
Part III - 29  Ozone Depleting Substances (Regulation and Control) Rules, 2002
Part III - 30  The Recognition of Zoo Rules, 1992
Part III - 31  National Zoo Policy, 1998 Notification
Part III - 32  The Public Liability Insurance Act, 1991
Part III - 33  The Public Liability Insurance Rules, 1991
Part IV       A Brief Resume of Analogous Statutory Provisions on Environmental Pollution Laws
Part V        Miscellaneous
Part IV A    Brief Resume of Analogous Statutory Provisions on Environmental Pollution Laws
Part V        Miscellaneous

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