Role of Law In Protection and Promotion of Environment in India : A Preliminary Study

Authors(1) :-Rahul S. Deshmukh

All human beings are entitled for healthy and pollution free environment. every nation have take efforts through various legislations for recognition of this right. The first step towards protection and promotion of environment started with the Stockholm Conference on Human Environment in 1972.This conference consider as Magnacarta for all Environmental legislation in India. The Constitution of India also includes provisions for protection of environment. It cast Duties on both individual and state to protect environment and also to take efforts for promotion of environment. The Indian judiciary also played important role in environmental protection through its various judgments .The new principles were laid down by the judiciary while interpreting the provisions of the constitution, such as Polluter pay principle, Precautionary Principle, Environmental Impact Assessment and so on. With the growth of Industrial development this principle plays vital role in protection of Environment. In India various legislations was made to protect and to promote environment This paper deals with study of various environmental protection legislations and various policies such as environmental laws related with protection of environment, role of Indian judiciary in protection and promotion of environmental laws.

Authors and Affiliations

Rahul S. Deshmukh
Shri Omkarnath Malpani Law College Sangamner, Dist. Ahmednagar, Maharashtra, India

Magnacarta, Environmental legislation, Environment Protection

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Publication Details

Published in : Volume 5 | Issue 4 | January 2019
Date of Publication : 2019-01-04
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 88-90
Manuscript Number : IJSRST195419
Publisher : Technoscience Academy

Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X

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Rahul S. Deshmukh, " Role of Law In Protection and Promotion of Environment in India : A Preliminary Study", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 5, Issue 4, pp.88-90, January-2019.
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