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National Green Tribunal Act 2010


Section 1 of National Green Tribunal Act 2010 "Short Title and Commencement"

(1) This Act may be called the National Green Tribunal Act, 2010.

(2) It shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint.


Section 2 Definitions

Section 3 Establishment of Tribunal

Section 4 Composition of Tribunal

Section 5 Qualifications for appointment of Chairperson, Judicial Member and Expert Member


Section 6 Appointment of Chairperson, Judicial Member and Expert Member

Section 7 Term of office and other conditions of service of Chairperson, Judicial Member and Expert Member

Section 8 Resignation

Section 9 Salaries, allowances and other terms and conditions of service

Section 10 Removal and suspension of Chairperson, Judicial Member and Expert Member

Section 11 To act as Chairperson of Tribunal or to discharge his functions in certain circumstances

Section 12 Staff of Tribunal

Section 13 Financial and administrative powers of Chairperson

Section 14 Tribunal to settle disputes

Section 15 Relief, compensation and restitution

Section 16 Tribunal to have appellate jurisdiction

Section 17 Liability to pay relief or compensation in certain cases

Section 18 Application or appeal to Tribunal

Section 19 Procedure and powers of Tribunal

Section 20 Tribunal to apply certain principles

Section 21 Decision to be taken by majority

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 35 Power to make rules

Section 36 Amendment of certain enactments

Section 37 Power to remove difficulties

Section 38 Repeal and savings



Schedule I - National Green Tribunal Act 2010

Schedule II Heads under which compensation or relief for damage may be claimed

Schedule III Amendment to certain enactments

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