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THE NATIONAL ENVIRONMENT APPELLATE AUTHORITY ACT, 1997

Title : THE NATIONAL ENVIRONMENT APPELLATE AUTHORITY ACT, 1997

Year : 1997

[Act, No. 22 of 1997]
[26th March, 1997]

PREAMBLE

An Act to provide for the establishment of a National Environment Appellate Authority to hear appeals with respect to restriction of areas in which any industries, operations or processes or class of industries, operations or processes shall not be carried out or shall be carried out subject to certain safeguards under the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

BE it enacted by Parliament in the Forty-eighth Year of the Republic of India as follows:-



(1) This Act may be called the National Environment Appellate Authority Act, 1997.

(2) It shall be deemed to have come into force on the 30th day of January, 1997.



In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,-

(a) "Act" means the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986(29 of 1986);

(b) "Authority" means the National Environment Appellate Authority established under sub-section (1) of section 3;

(c) "Chairperson" means the Chairperson of the Authority;

(d) "Member" means a Member of the Authority;

(e) "prescribed" means prescribed by rules made under this Act;

(f) "Vice-Chairperson" means the Vice-Chairperson of the Authority;
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