Environmental Law

 

 

  1. Environment: Meaning
  2. Environment Pollution : Meaning and Issues
  3. Constitutional Guidelines
    1. Right to Wholesome Environment: Evolution and Application
    2. Relevant Provisions: Art. 14, 19 (1) (g), 21, 48-A, 51-A(g)
    3. Environment Protection through Public Interest Litigation
  4. Environmental Laws: India and International
    1. Law of Torts
    2. Law of Crimes
    3. Public Nuisance
    4. Emergence of Environmental Legislations
  5. The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974
    1. Water Pollution: Definition
    2. Central and State Pollution Control Boards: Constitution, Powers and Functions
    3. Water Pollution Control Areas
    4. Sample of effluents: Procedure; Restraint Order
    5. Consent requirement: Procedure, Grant/Refusal, Withdrawal
    6. Citizen Suit Provision
  6. Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981
    1. Air Pollution: Definition
    2. Central and State Pollution Control Boards: Constitution, Powers and Functions
    3. Air Pollution Control Areas
    4. Consent Requirement: Procedure, Grant/Refusal, Withdrawal
    5. Sample of Effluents: Procedure; Restraint Order
    6. Citizen Suit Provision
  7. Noise Pollution Control Order, 2000
  8. Land Pollution
  9. National Green Tribunal
    1. Constitution
    2. Functions and Powers
  10. Environmental (Protection) Act, 1986
    1. Meaning of "Environment‟, "Environment Pollutant‟ and "Environment Pollution‟
    2. Powers and Functions of Central Govt.
    3. Important Notifications U/s 6: Hazardous Substance Regulation, Bio-Medical Waste Regulation and Coastal Zone Management, EIA
    4. Public Participation & Citizen Suit Provision
  11. Laws Related to Forest
    1. Forest Act, 1927
    2. Kinds of forest – Private, Reserved, Protected and Village Forests
    3. The Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980
    4. Forest Conservation vis-a vis Tribals' Rights
  12.  The Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972
    1. Authorities to be Appointed and Constituted under the Act
    2. Hunting of Wild Animals
    3. Protection of Specified Plants
    4. Protected Area
    5. Trade or Commerce in Wild Animals, Animal Articles and Trophies; Its Prohibition
  13. International Environment Laws and Current Trends
    1. Environmental Law: Human Rights Perspective
    2. ii. Stockholm Declaration: Brief overview
    3. Rio-Declaration: Brief Overview
    4. Important Doctrines: Sustainable Development – Meaning and Scope -Precautionary Principle: Polluter pays Principle – Public Trust Doctrine
    5. UNEP