Legal Action

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.,

 

 

ABSTRACT OF LEGAL CASES
(From the inception)

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

I

Cases filed from the inception

595

II

Cases disposed from the inception

257

III

Cases pending as on 31.03.2020

338

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

I

Cases filed from the inception

2180

II

Cases disposed from the inception

2004

III

Cases pending as on 31.03.2020

176

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

I

Cases filed from the inception

647

II

Cases disposed from the inception

625

III

Cases pending as on 31.03.2020

22

        4. Cases before Hon’ble Supreme Court of India

I

Cases filed from the inception

91

II

Cases disposed from the inception

66

III

Cases pending as on  31.03.2020

25

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

I

Cases filed from the inception

283

II

Cases disposed from the inception

234

III

Cases pending as on  31.03.2020

49

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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  • Karnataka State Pollution Control Board
    "Parisara Bhavan", #49,4th & 5th Floor,
    Church Street, Bangalore-560001
  • Chairman: chairman@kspcb.gov.in
    Member Secretary: memsecy@kspcb.gov.in
    Head office: ho@kspcb.gov.in
  • Ph No: 080-25589111-4/ 25586520/ 25588142/ 25581383
    Fax: 25586321