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NATIONAL GREEN TRIBUNAL ACT 2010

Section 22 Appeal to Supreme Court

Section 23 Cost

Section 24 Deposit of amount payable for damage to environment

Section 25 Execution of award or order or decision of Tribunal

Section 26 Penalty for failure to comply with orders of Tribunal

Section 27 Offences by companies

Section 28 Offences by Government Department

 

 

Section 29 Bar of jurisdiction

Section 30 Cognizance of offences

Section 31 Members and staff of Tribunal to be public servants

Section 32 Protection of action taken in good faith

Section 33 Act to have overriding effect

Section 34 Power to amend Schedule I

Section 26 Penalty for failure to comply with orders of Tribunal - National Green Tribunal Act 2010

What is the Penalty for failure to comply with orders of Tribunal? - Section 26 of NGT Act 2010

Penalty for failure to comply with orders of Tribunal is defined under section 26 of National Green Tribunal Act 2010. Provisions under this Section is :

Section 26 of National Green Tribunal Act 2010 "Penalty for failure to comply with orders of Tribunal"

(1) Whoever, fails to comply with any order or award or decision of the Tribunal under this Act, he shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to three years, or with fine which may extend to ten crore rupees, or with both and in case the failure or contravention continues, with additional fine which may extend to twenty-five thousand rupees for every day during which such failure or contravention continues after conviction for the first such failure or contravention:

Provided that in case a company fails to comply with any order or award or a decision of the Tribunal under this Act, such company shall be punishable with fine which may extend to twenty-five crore rupees, and in case the failure or contravention continues, with additional fine which may extend to one lakh rupees for every day during which such failure or contravention continues after conviction for the first such failure or contravention.

 

(2) Notwithstanding anything contained in the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973 (2 of 1974), every offence under this Act shall be deemed to be non-cognizable within the meaning of the said Code.
 

 

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