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The Central Acts Pertaining to Environment The Central Acts Pertaining to Environment
1. Water Pollution
1.1 The River Boards Act, 1956.
1.2 The Merchant Shipping (Amendment) Act, 1970.
1.3 The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974.
1.4 The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess Act, 1977.
2. Air Pollution
2.1 The Indian Boilers Act, 1923.
2.2 The Mines and Minerals (Regulation and Development) Act, 1951.
2.3 The Factories Act, 1948.
2.4 The Industries (Development and Regulation) Act, 1951.
2.5 The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981.
3. Radioactivity
3.1 The Atomic Energy Act, 1962.
3.2 The Radiation Protection Rules, 1971.
4. Pesticides
4.1 The Poison Act, 1919.
4.2 The Factories Act, 1948.
4.3 The Insecticides Act, 1968.
5. Environment
5.1 The Environment (Protection) Act, 1986.
5.2 The Hazardous Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 1989 as amended.
5.3 The Manufacture, Storage and Imports of Hazardous Chemicals Rules, 1989 as amended.
5.4 The Coastal Zone Regulation Rules, 1991as amended.
5.5 The Environment Clearance Rules, 1997as amended.
5.6 The Environment Public Hearing Rules, 1997as amended.
5.7 The Bio-Medical Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 1998 as amended.
5.8 The Rules for the Manufacture, Use, Import, Export and Storage of Hazardous micro-organism Genetically Engineered Organism Cell, 1989
5.9 Plastics Manufacture, Sale & Usage Rules-1999 as amended 2003;
5.10 Utilisation of Fly Ash - Notification of Directions, 1999 as amended
5.11 The Noise Pollution (Regulation and Control) Rules, 2000
5.12 The Ozone Depleting Substances (Regulation and Control) Rules, 2000
5.13 The Municipal Solid Waste (Management and Handling) Rules, 2000
5.14 The Batteries (Management & Handling) Rules, 2001
6. Others
6.1 The Indian Fisheries Act, 1997.
6.2 The Indian Forest Act, 1927.
6.3 The Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, 1954.
6.4 The Ancient Monuments and Archaeological Sites and Remains Act, 1958.
6.5 The Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972.
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