Schedule 5

[See Rules 2(b) and 3]

S.No.

Authority (ies) with legal backing

Duties and corresponding Rule

1Ministry of Environment and Forest under Environment (Protection) Act, 1986.

(1) Notification of hazardous chemical-as per Rules 2(e)(i), 2(e) (ii) & 2(e) (iii)

2 Chief Controller Imports & Exports under Import & Export (Control) Act, 1947. Import of hazardous chemicals as per Rule 18.

3 Central Pollution Control Board or State Pollution Control Board under Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 as the case may be.

(1) Enforcement of directions and procedures in respect of isolated storage of hazardous chemicals, regarding,

(i) Notification of major accidents as per Rules 5(1) and 5(2).

(ii) Notification of sites as per Rules 7 to 9.

(iii) Safety reports in respect of isolated storages as per Rule 10 to 12.

(iv) Preparation of on-site emergency plans as per Rule 13.

(2) Import of hazardous Chemicals and enforcement of directions and procedures on import of hazardous chemicals as per Rule 18.

4 Chief Inspector or Factories appointed under the Factories Act, 1948.

Enforcement of directions and procedures in respect of industrial installations and isolated storages covered under the Factories Act, 1948, dealing with hazardous chemicals and pipelines including inter-state pipelines regarding,-

(i) Notification of major accidents as per Rule 5(1) and 5(2).

(ii) Notification of sites as per Rules 7-9.

(iii) Safety reports as per Rules 10 to 12.

(iv) Preparation of on-site emergency plans as per Rule 13.

(v) Preparation of off-site emergency – plans in consultation with District Collector or District Emergency Authority as per Sr. No. 9 of this schedule.

5 Chief Inspector of Dock Safety appointed under the Dock Workers (Safety, Health and Welfare) Act, 1986.

Enforcement of directions and procedures in respect of industrial installations and isolated storages dealing with hazardous chemicals and pipelines inside a port regarding,-

(i) Notification of major accidents as per Rules 5(1) and 5(2).

(ii) Notification of sites as per Rules 7 to 9.

(ii) Safety reports as per Rules 10 to 12.

(iv) Preparation of on-site emergency plans as per Rule 13.

(v) Preparation of off-site emergency plans in consultation with District Collector or District Emergency Authority as per Sr. No. 9 of this schedule.

6 Chief Inspector of Mines appointed under Mines Act, 1952.

Enforcement of directions and procedures in the respect of industrial installations and isolated storages dealing with hazardous chemicals and pipelines inside a port regarding,-

(i) Notification of major accidents as per Rules 5(1) and 5(2).

(ii) Notification of sites as per Rules 7 to 9.

(iii) Safety reports as per Rules 10 to 12

(iv) Preparation of on-site emergency plans as per Rule 13.

(v) Preparation of off-site emergency plans in consultation with District Collector or District Emergency Authority as per Sr. No. 9 of this schedule.

7 Atomic Energy Regulatory Board appointed under the Atomic Energy Act, 1972.

Enforcement of directions and procedures as per the provisions of the Atomic Energy Act, 1972.

8 Chief Controller of Explosives appointed under the Indian Explosives Act and Rules, 1983.

Enforcement of directions and procedures as per the provisions of the Indian explosives Act and Rules 1983.

9 District Collector or District Emergency Authority designated by the State Government.

Preparation of off-site emergency plans as per Rule 14.

10 Directorate Or Explosives Safety (DLS), Defence Research and Development of Organisation (DRDO). Department of defence Research & Development, Ministry of Defence.

Enforcement of directions and procedures in respect of laboratories industrial establishment and isolated storages dealing with hazardous chemicals in the Ministry of Defence.