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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 27 Offences by companies - National Green Tribunal Act 2010

What are the Offences by companies? - Section 27 of NGT Act 2010

Offences by Company is defined under section 27 of National Green Tribunal Act 2010. Provisions under this Section is :

Section 27 of National Green Tribunal Act 2010 "Offences by Companies"

(1) Where any offence under this Act has been committed by a company, every person who, at the time the offence was committed, was directly in charge of, and was responsible to the company for the conduct of the business of the company, as well as the company, shall be deemed to be guilty of the offence and shall be liable to be proceeded against and punished accordingly:

Provided that nothing contained in this sub-section shall render any such person liable to any punishment provided in this Act, if he proves that the offence was committed without his knowledge or that he had exercised all due diligence to prevent the commission of such offence.

(2) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (1), where an offence under this Act has been committed by the company and it is proved that the offence has been committed with the consent or connivance of, or is attributable to any neglect on the part of, any director, manager, secretary or other officer of the company, such director, manager, secretary or other officer shall also be deemed to be guilty of that offence and shall be liable to be proceeded against and punished accordingly.

 

Explanation.- For the purposes of this section,-

(a) "company" means any body corporate and includes a firm or other association of individuals; and (b) "director" in relation to a firm means a partner in the firm.

 

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