Section 29 Bar of jurisdiction, Section 30 Cognizance of offences - National Green Tribunal Act 2010
What is Bar of jurisdiction? What is Cognizance of offences? - Section 29 and 30 of NGT Act 2010
Bar of jurisdiction and Cognizance of offences are defined under section 29 and 30 of National Green Tribunal Act 2010. Provisions under these Sections are :
Section 29 of National Green Tribunal Act 2010 "Bar of jurisdiction"
(1) With effect from the date of establishment of the Tribunal under this Act, no civil court shall have jurisdiction to entertain any appeal in respect of any matter, which the Tribunal is empowered to determine under its appellate jurisdiction.
(2) No civil court shall have jurisdiction to settle dispute or entertain any question relating to any claim for granting any relief or compensation or restitution of property damaged or environment damaged which may be adjudicated upon by the Tribunal, and no injunction in respect of any action taken or to be taken by or before the Tribunal in respect of the settlement of such dispute or any such claim for granting any relief or compensation or restitution of property damaged or environment damaged shall be granted by the civil court.
Section 30 of National Green Tribunal Act 2010 "Cognizance of offences"
(1) No court shall take cognizance of any offence under this Act except on a complaint made by-
(a) the Central Government or any authority or officer authorised in this behalf by that Government; or
(b) any person who has given notice of not less than sixty days in such manner as may be prescribed, of the alleged offence and of his intention to make a complaint, to the Central Government or the authority or officer authorised as aforesaid.
(2) No court inferior to that of a Metropolitan Magistrate or, a Judicial Magistrate of the first class shall try any offence punishable under this Act.