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In the course of enforcement of various Environmental Protection related to Acts & Rules ,a large number of Writ Petitions, Writ Appeals, Criminal Cases, Criminal Petitions, Original Suits and Appeals are being  filed by the Industries against the orders of the Board. At the same time Board also files Criminal cases against erring industries for n on-compliance with the Environmental Laws and Rules. Cases pending before the various Courts like Hon’ble Supreme Court ,High Court of Karnataka, National Green Tribunal ,Appellate Authority & JMFC’s etc.,

          To deal with Legal related matters there is a Legal Section in the Central Office headed by Law Officer and assisted by 2 Legal assistants. The legal section is responsible for:-

  1. Monitoring the cases which is entrusted to the panel Advocates and pursue the matters as and when listed before the various Courts.
  2. Opinion on various issues involving legal implications.
  3. Maintenance of Statistics.
  4. Compilation of Judgements
  5. Maintenance of case Registers and also update in the computer.
  6. Government correspondence and follow ups.
  7. On receipt of the cases/letters and allotment to Law Assistants.
  8. Liasoning with Advocates about the case status etc.,

 

            Pending Status of cases at various Courts as on 31.3.2014

WP/WA/Cri.
Petition at
High Court
Of Karnataka

Criminal Cases
At JMFC’s

National
Green
Tribunal

Supreme
Court of
India

Appellate
Authority

 

Total

167

232

50

29

215

693

                                                                                                                    
ABSTRACT OF LEGAL CASES
(From the inception)
ABSTRACT OF LEGAL CASES AS ON 31.3.2014

1. Criminal cases and Criminal Misc., cases filed by the Board

I

Cases filed from the inception

440

II

Cases disposed from the inception

208

III

Cases pending as on   today

232

2. Writ Petitions & Writ appeals before the   High Court of Karnataka

I

Cases filed from the inception

1752

II

Cases disposed from the inception

1585

III

Cases pending as on  today

   167

3. Appeals before the Appellate Authority under the Water/Air Act

I

Cases filed from the inception

582

II

Cases disposed from the inception

    367

III

Cases pending as on  today

    215

4. Cases before Hon’ble Supreme Court of India

I

Cases filed from the inception

39

II

Cases disposed from the inception

10

III

Cases pending as on  today

29

5. Cases pending before the Hon’ble National Green Tribunal

I

Cases filed from the inception

50

II

Cases disposed from the inception

18

III

Cases pending as on   toady

32

 

 

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