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Actno1of1995 section2d environment includes water air

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Unformatted text preview: ovement of environmental quality and control and mitigate the pollution of environment. Act No 1 of 1995 Section: 2 (d): "environment" includes water, air, land and physical properties and the inter relationship which exists among and between them and human beings, other living beings, plants and micro organism; (E): "environmental pollutant" means any solid, liquid or gaseous substance present in such concentration as may be or tend to be injurious to environment and also includes heat, noise and ray; (g) "eco­system" means the inter dependent and balanced complex conjugation of all components of environment which can support and influence the growth and conservation of flora and fauna; Environmental Conservation Act (ECA) 1995 Environmental Section­3(1): Department of Environment.­For the purposes of this Act, the Government shall establish a department to be called the Department of Environment, of which Director General shall be the chief. 4. Powers and Functions of the Director General.­(1) Subject to the provisions of this Act, the Director General may take all such steps as may be deemed reasonable and necessary, for the conservation of environment, improvement of environmental standard and control and mitigation of pollution of environment and may give necessary direction, in writing, to any person for performing his duties under this Act. . Environmental Environmental Conservation Act (ECA) 1995 5. Declaration of Ecologically Critical Area.­(1) If the Government is satisfied that due to degradation of environment the eco­system of any area has reached or is threatened to reach a critical state, the Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, declare such area as ecologically critical area. (2) The Government shall specify, in the notification provided in subsection (1), related with an area boundary and legal description with the map should be displayed in such area. (3) The Govt. Shall, make management plan for ECA declared area. (4) Specify the activities or processes that can not be initiate or continued in an ECA. Declaration of ECA, Rules, 1997 Rule 3­ Declaration of Ecologically Critical Area. – (1) The Government shall take the following factors into consideration while declaring any area as Ecologically Critical Area un...
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