In exercise of powers /conferred by Clause (a) of Subsection (1) of Section 63 of Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972 (53 of 1972), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules. These Rules may be called Wildlife (Specified Plants - Conditions for possession by licensee) Rules, 1995.

The Rules provide for the application to the Central Zoo Authority in order of being granted recognition as a zoo in India, the classification of zoos on the basis of acreage, number of animal and varieties, and number of visitors per year.

The Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEF) has notified the Rules for the Manufacture, Use, Import, Export and Storage of Hazardous Microorganisms/Genetically Engineered Organisms or Cells 1989 (known as ‘Rules, 1989’) under the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986.

The Ministry of Environment & Forests has notified rules, vide Gazette notification no. S.O. 694 (E) DT. 28th July '89, under title Hazardous Wastes (Management & Handling) Rules, 1989 to deal with various environmental aspects related with hazardous wastes.

The National Forest Policy 1988 aimed at the protection, conservation, regeneration and development of forests.

The Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986 (EPR) states that the central government can prohibit or restrict the location of industries and carrying on certain operations or processes on the basis of considerations like the biological diversity of an area, maximum allowable limits of concentration of pollutants for an area, environmentally compati

These Rules may be called the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) (Union Territories) Rules, 1983. They shall apply to the Union Territories of Delhi, Pondicherry, Goa, Daman and Diu, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Lakshadweep, Mizoram, Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Arunachal Pradesh and Chandigarh.

The Rules provide for the Central Board activities, legal and administrative procedures, for annual reporting, fees to be paid to members, transaction of business and other related issues. Included in the Rules are forms for the Board Budget estimation,single item budgeting,personnel wages,annual financial report and annual expenditure.

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (i) of section 4 of the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980 (69 of 1980), the Central Government hereby makes the Rules to implement provisions of that Act relating to the composition and conduct of business of an Advisory Committee constituted under section 3 of the Act and procedures for approval

These Rules are enacted in exercise of the powers conferred by section 63 of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 (6 of 1974) by the Central Government after consultation with Central Board for the Prevention and Control of Water Pollution.

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