Criminal Revision Petition under Sections 397 and 401 or Cr. P.C praying to set aside the order passed in Crl.M.P. No. 4922 of 2003 in Crl.M.P. No. 732 of 2003 dated 30-04-2004, on the file of the XVI Metropolitan Magistrate Court, George Town, Chennai (Question of Law under Section (39) of Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972
Kerala Promotion of Tree Growth in Non Forest Areas (Amendment) Ordinance, 2006 (43 of 2006)- No tree standing in any area of non-forest land specified in the 4th column of Schedule of this notification shall be cut, uprooted, burnt or otherwise destroyed except on the ground that the tree constitutes danger to life or property or is wind fallen
Constitution of India - Article - 21 - Right to have a decent environment is part of fundamental right under Article 21 of the Constitution of India - No person can claim absolute right to indulge in activities resulting in environmental degradation, in the land owned by him - Concept of sustainable development, explained.
Forest Conservation Act, 1980 : Section 2.Applicability and Object of Act-Held object is to check deforestation which ultimately results in ecological imbalance-Therefore, the provisions made therein for the conservation of forests and for matters connected therewith apply to all forests irrespective of the nature of ownership or classification thereof-Expression forest' covers all statutorily recognised forests, whether designated as reserved, protected or otherwise for thepurpose of Section 2(i) of the Act-Expression forest land' includes not only forest' but also any area recorded as forest in the Government record irrespective of the ownership-Prior approval of the Central Government is required for any non-forest activity within the area of any "forest"- Running of saw mills of any kind including veneer or plywood mills, and mining of any mineral are non-forest purposes and are, therefore, not permissible without prior approval of the Central Government.