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)

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

I

Cases filed from the inception

630

II

Cases disposed from the inception

270

III

Cases pending as on 31.03.2021

360

 

       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 31.03.2021

22

                      

       WRIT PETITIONS BEFORE THE HON’BLE HIGH COURT OF KARNATAKA

Total No. of Writ Petitions & Criminal Petitions filed from the inception

No. of Writ Petitions & Criminal Petitions disposed

No. of writ Petitions disposed against the Board

No. of Writ Petitions disposed in favour of the Board

No. of Writ Petition Pending

2372

2144

22

2122

228

 

         APPEALS BEFORE THE HON’BLE NATIONAL GREEN TRIBUNAL

Total No. of cases filed from the inception

No. of cases disposed

No. of Cases against the Board

No. of cases in favour of the Board

No. of Cases Pending

 308

277

03

 274

 31

       

          BEFORE THE HON’BLE SUPREME COURT OF INDIA

Total No. of cases filed from the inception

No. of cases disposed

No. of cases against the Board

No. of cases in favour of the Board

No. of cases Pending

 100

72

Nil

 72

28

 

 

 

 

 

 

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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
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