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Doctrine of Indoor Management

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The doctrine of Indoor Management plays an important role in the company. There are two important documents of the company name, Memorandum of Association and Article of Association. Both these documents become public documents after incorporation or registration of the company. Any person can inspect or obtain a copy of them. Persons dealing with the …

The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 – Notes

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In India, regarding motor vehicles, the fist statute was the Indian Motor Vehicles Act, 1914, which later on, as amended by the Motor Vehicles Act, 1939. In spite of several amendments made in the act of 1939, due to improvement in road net-work of the country, the necessity for passengers and hire-management. change in the …

The Water Act, 1974 – Notes

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Water is an essential element of human living. It is very useful only when it is unpolluted. It is in short supply since 97% of world’s water constitutes seawater, which is unfit for consumption. Polluted or contaminated water is injurious to health. In order to prevent and control the pollution of water, the Indian Parliament …

Environmental Protection Law

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What is Environmental Protection Law? Environmental Protection Law is the sine qua non for growth and development of any nation. In the absence of effective/appropriate legal machinery, environmental standards cannot be maintained. Many states, as part of national concern, took steps to increase the scope and effectiveness of protection laws. India passed about 200 Central …

Case Study: MC Mehta VS union of India (1987)

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The petitioner MC Mehta, an Advocate, Supreme Court filed a public interest litigation petition in the Supreme Court under Article 32 of the Constitution. Facts of the case:- On the midnight of 2/3-12-1984, there was a leakage of poisonous gas (methyl isocyanate) from Union Carbide Corporation India Limited, located at Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, which is …

Environment Protection Act, 1986

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The burning problem of the present day is environmental pollution. In pursuance of the Stockholm Declarations, 1972, several legislations were passed for protection and improvement of the environment. According to N.D. Tiwari Committee’s Report, nearly 200 Central and State legislation are passed in India. Prominent among them are 12, of which the present Environment Protection …

Environmental Court Notes

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Environmental pollution is a serious threat to the survival of the human race and hence the State is shouldered with the responsibility to eradicate the same by-passing appropriate legislation and establishing the environmental court. The Stockholm Declaration 1972, also envisaged the passing of environmental legislation and establishment of special courts by all States to deal …

Judicial Activism And Environment

In Environmental litigation, “Judicial Activism” signifies the anxiety of courts to find out appropriate remedies for environmental maladies. At the global level, the right to live is now recognised as a fundamental right to an environment adequate for the health and being of human beings. In the context of such developments in the international scenarios, …

International Parameters Of Environmental Policy

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Earlier, there was no precise environmental policy. The seventies witnessed a new dimension in the history of environmental policy at a global level. The developments that took place during this decade gave new direction for environmental protection. A brief survey of the policy perspective is stated hereunder. THE STOCKHOLM DECI RATION, 1972 The year 1968 …

Environmental Science

The environment is Science:  The billion dollar question is whether Environment is a Science? The answer is in the affirmative (yes) since it is concerned with the study of both living and non- living beings on the globe. Environmental Science is a new subject, which was evolved 30 years ago. It witnessed tremendous growth and …