Legislations Related to Hazardous Substances Management

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The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act was enacted in 1974 to provide for the prevention and control of water pollution, and for the maintaining or restoring of wholesomeness of water in the country. The Act was amended in 1988. The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess Act was enacted in 1977, to provide for the levy and collection of a cess on water consumed by persons operating and carrying on certain types of industrial activities. This cess is collected with a view to augment the resources of the Central Board and the State Boards for the prevention and control of water pollution constituted under the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974. The Act was last amended in 2003.
Acts

  • No.36 of 1977, [7/12/1977] – The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess Act, 1977, amended 1992 , PDF (63.16 KB)
  • No. 19 of 2003, [17/3/2003] – The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess (Amendment) Act, 2003. , PDF (66.38 KB)
  • No.6 of 1974, [23/3/1974] – The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974, amended 1988 , PDF (66.38 KB)
  • Rules

  • G.S.R.860(E), [30/11/2012] – The Central Pollution Control Board (Qualifications and other Terms and Conditions of Service of Chairman) (Amendment) Rules, 2012. PDF (76.47 KB)
  • G.S.R.840(E), [22/11/2012] – The Central Pollution Control Board (Member-Secretary, Terms and Conditions of Service and Recruitment) Rules, 2012. PDF (181.18 KB)
  • G.S.R.830(E), [24/11/2011] – The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Amendment Rules, 2011. PDF (181.18 KB)
  • G.S.R.378(E), [24/7/1978] – The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess Rules, 1978 PDF (187.4 KB)
  • G.S.R.58(E), [27/2/1975] – The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Rules, 1975 PDF (187.4 KB)
  • Central Board for the Prevention and Control of Water Pollution (Procedure for Transaction of Business) Rules, 1975 amended 1976 PDF (187.4 KB)
  • Notifications

  • S.O.1621(E), [27/9/2006] – Date on which the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess (Amendment) Act, 1974 (6 of 1974) came into force [PDF] PDF (51.47 KB)
  • S.O.498(E), [6/5/2003] – Date on which the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess (Amendment) Act, 2003 (19 of 2003) came into force [PDF] PDF (25.53 KB)
  • S.O.499(E), [6/5/2003] – Rate of Cess notified under the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Cess (Amendment) Act, 1977(36 of 1977) [PDF]
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  • S.O.862(E), [26/11/1992] – Central Pollution Control Board constituted the Pollution Control Committee in the UT of Daman, Diu, Dadra & Nagar Haveli [PDF] PDF(40.04 KB)
  • S.O.698(E), [3/7/1998] – Amendment to S.O.284(E) dated 19/2/1996 [PDF] PDF(43.76 KB)
  • S.O.787(E), [10/3/1992] – Delegation of Powers to the Union Territory of Pondicherry [PDF](22.08 KB) PDF(43.76 KB)
  • S.O.787(E), [10/3/1992] – Delegation of Powers to the Union Territory of Pondicherry [PDF] PDF(22.08 KB)
  • S.O.787(E), [10/3/1992] – S.O.777(E), [19/7/1995] – Amendment to S.O.787 dated 10/3/1992 [PDF] PDF(42.22 KB)
  • S.O.198(E), [15/3/1991] – Delegation of Powers to the Union Territory of Delhi [PDF] PDF(36.87 KB)
  • S.O.199(E), [15/3/1991] – Delegation of Powers to the Union Territory of Chandigarh [PDF] PDF(29.27 KB)
  • No.8/1/-UTF I(4)-88/4953, [11/4/1988] – Constitution of Appellate Authorities under the Water Act, 1974 for Chandigarh [PDF] PDF(29.88 KB)
  • G.O. Ms. No. 48/88/F6, [5/4/1988] – Constitution of Appellate Authorities under the Water Act, 1974 for Pondicherry [PDF] PDF(25.91 KB)
  • No.1/2(71)/87.Plg., [7/4/1988] – Standards to prevent & control water pollution for Small-scale Industries located in the Union Territories [PDF] PDF(35.2 KB)
  • S.O.247(E), [8/3/1988] – Delhi Zonal Laboratory of NEERI, Nagpur as a Central Water Laboratory [PDF] PDF(22.34 KB)
  • S.O.787(E), [19/11/1991] – Central Pollution Control Board, New Delhi as Central Water Laboratory [PDF] PDF(22.08 KB)