Goa Non-Biodegradable Garbage (Control) (Amendment) Act, 2019

Aug 13, 2019 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

The State Government of Goa on August 09, 2019, has published the Goa Non-Biodegradable Garbage (Control) (Amendment) Act, 2019, to further amend the Goa Non Biodegradable Garbage (Control) Bill, 1996. It shall come into force at once.

The bill seeks to insert a new section 3A in the Goa Non-Biodegradable Garbage (Control) Act, 1996 so as to prohibit manufacture, sale, etc. of plastic carry bags and items made up of plastic/Styrofoam such as cups, straws, etc. Further it seeks to insert a new section 5B, so as to specify penalty for contravening the provisions of the section 3A.

The Bill also seeks to amend schedule, so as to specify styrofoam and inert waste as non-biodegradable Garbage.

[Bill No. 15 of 2019]


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