Appendix 1: List of relevant statutes on management of hazardous substances

List of relevant statutes on management of hazardous substances

The Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 (amended 1991) and following Rules there under:

  • The Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986 (amended 2004).
  • The Manufacture, Storage and Import of Hazardous Chemicals Rules, 1989 (amended, 1994 and 2000).
  • The Hazardous Wastes (Management and Handling) Rules, 1989 (amended 2000 and 2003).
  • The Environment Impact Assessment Notification, 2006.
  • The Chemical Accidents (Emergency Planning, Preparedness and Response) Rules, 1996.
  • Bio-medical Wastes (Management and Handling) Rules, 1989.

The Factories Act, 1948 (amended 1987).

  • State Factory Rules.

The Inflammable Substances Act, 1952.

The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988 (amended 2001).

  • The Central Motor Vehicles Rules, 1989 (amended 2005).

The Public Liability Insurance Act, 1991 (amended 1992).

  • The Public Liability Insurance Rules, 1991 (amended 1993).

The Petroleum Act, 1934.

  • The Petroleum Rules, 2002.

The Insecticide Act, 1968 (amended 2000).

  • The Insecticide Rules, 1971 (amended 1999).

The National Environment Tribunal Act, 1995.

The Explosives Act, 1884 (amended till 1983).

  • The Gas Cylinder Rules, 2004.
  • The Static and Mobile Pressure Vessels (Unfired) Rules, 1981 (amended 2002). The Explosives Rules, 1983 (amended 2002).

 

 
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