In order to use tenanted land for setting up of projects for community or public purpose, the Goa government has introduced the Goa Land Use (Regulation) Bill, 2024 seeking amendment to Section 3 of Goa Land Use (Regulation) Act, 1991 so as to specify in the Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation And Rese

The Joint Electricity Regulatory Commission (for the State of Goa and Union Territories) has proposed amendments to the existing JERC (Procurement of Renewable Energy) Regulations, 2010 through the Draft JERC (Procurement of Renewable Energy) (Fifth Amendment) Regulations, 2024, dated 01st January, 2024.

Non-payment of water supply bills beyond two months shall be liable for disconnection, states the Goa Provision of Water Supply Rules 2023.

Goa government has notified the Goa Restrictions on Transfer of Agricultural Land Rules, 2023 to stop the sale of agricultural land to non-agriculturists.

The state government notified the policy for regulating iron ore dump handling in the state of Goa, 2023, as a step towards mining of iron ore dumps and earning revenue. The policy allows the directorate of mines and geology (DMG) to auction all existing dumps created from mining activities as on date.

The Goa state legislative assembly passed the Goa Waste Management (Amendment) Bill, 2023.

The Bill seeks to amend sections 2 and Section 5 of the Goa Non-Biodegradable Garbage (Control) Act, 1996 so as to define brand owner , importer and producer as well as their duties to deposit Non- Biodegradable Garbage to the agency at appointed for the propose by the State Government by way of Notification and to include glass and aluminum in

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of The Goa Foundation Vs The Goa State Environment Impact Assessment Authority & Others dated 10/07/2023.

The SC, July 10, 2023 gave directions for halting the construction of Tiracol river bridge till further orders.

The National Green Tribunal set aside the order passed by the Goa Coastal Zone Management Authority (GCZMA) dated June 15, 2022 whereby GCZMA had dismissed the proceedings against Bina Bedi and Gurudeep Singh Bedi which was filed by two residents of Cavelossim village for carrying out illegal construction and illegal filling of eco-sensitive, low-lying khazan lands in Cavelossim village, Salcete taluka.

The NGT directed that the issue of protection of wetlands in Goa be put up before the court, September 5, 2023. The matter was filed before the court in the year 2017.

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