Environment (Protection) Second Amendment Rules, 2020

Sep 24, 2020 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MoEF & CC) on September 22, 2020 has issued the Environment (Protection) Second Amendment Rules, 2020 to further amend the Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986.

The amendment is made under Rule 5(3)(d) of the Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986 relating to prohibition and restriction on the location of industries and the carrying on processes and operations in different areas stating that the period of national lockdown from March 25, 2020 to May 31, 2020 on account of COVID-19 pandemic shall be excluded for the purpose of counting the number of days for publication of the final rule or order or notification.

[Notification No. S.O. 3235 (E)]


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