MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT AND FORESTS

NOTIFICATION S.O.83(E), dated 16/02/1987. 

 

(incorporating amendments vide S.O.622(E), [3/9/1996], S.O.727(E), [10/7/2002])

 

AUTHORISED OFFICERS/AGENCIES TO ENTER THE PREMISES FOR INSPECTION

S.O. 83(E).-In exercise of the powers conferred under sub seclion (1) of section 10 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 (29 of 1986)], the Central Government hereby empowers the persons listed in the Table here below for the purpose of that subsection.

 

TABLE

Sl. No.

Officer/Agency

Appointed under

1

2

3

1

Director General, Factory Advice Service and Labour Institute.

Dock Workers (Safety, Health

2

Deputy Director General Factory Advice Service & Labour Institute.

and Welfare) Act, 1986

3

Director (Dock Safety)

-do-

4

Joint Director (Dock Safety)

-do-

5

Deputy Director (Dock Safety)

-do-

6

Assistant Director (Dock Safety)

-do-

7

Additional Assistant Director (Dock Safety)

-do-

8

Chief Inspector of Factories

-do-

9

Additional Chief Inspector of Factories.

The Factories Act, 1948

10

Joint Chief Inspector of Factories.

-do-

11

Deputy Chief Inspector of Factories.

-do-

12

Inspector of Factories.

-do-

13

Controller General of Indian Bureau of Mines.

The Mines & Mineral (Regulation and Development) Act, 1957

14

Chief Controller of Mines.

-do-

15

Controller of Mines

-do-

16

Regional Controller of Mines

-do-

17

Deputy Controller of Mines

-do-

18

Port Authority.

The Dock Workers Safety Health & Welfare Scheme, 1961 and Dock Workers Advisory Committee Rules.

19

Inspector

-do-

20

Chief Inspector of Plantation

The Plantation of Labour Acl, 1951.

21

Inspector

-do-

22

Inspector of Dock Safety.

The Indian Dock Labourers Act, 1934.

23

Conservator of Ports.

The Indian Port Act. 1908.

24

Deputy Conservatory of Ports.

The Indian Port Act, 1908.

25

Harbour Master

-do-

26

Director (Marine Department)

The Merchant Shipping Act, 1958.

27

Manager (Marine Operation)

-do-

28

Director (Pollution Control)

-do-

29

Stale Pollution Control Board and the officers empowered by State Board under section 21 and 23 of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 or under section 24 of the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981.

The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 and rules made there-under.

30

Central Pollution Control Board and any officer empowered by the Board under section 23 of the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 or under section 24 of thc Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981.

Thc Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981

31

Stale Transport Authority.

The Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 or the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 and rules made thereunder.

32

Regional Transport Authority.

The Motor Vehicles Act, 1939.

33

Any other authority or person delegated with powers by the Stale Transport Authority under the provisions of section 44(5) of the Motors Vehicles Act,. 1939.

-do-

34

Food (Health) Authorities in the State/Union territory or such other subordinate or local authorities as may be specified under the provisions of the Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, 1955 for the time being.

The Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, 1955 and Rules made thereunder.

35

Food Inspector.

The Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, 1955 and Rules made thereunder.

36

The Atomic Energy Regulatory Board.

The Atomic Energy Act, 1972.

37

Drug Controller of India.

The Drugs & Cosmetics Act, 1940.

38

Commissioner for Food and Drug Administration or any authority incharge of State Drug Control Administration.

The Drugs & Cosmetics Act, 1940.

39

Drug Inspector

-do-

40

Chief Controller of Explosives.

The Explosives Act, 1884 and the Explosives Rules, 1983.

41

Joint Chief Controller of Explosives

-do-

42

Deputy Chief Controller of Explosives.

-do-

43

Controller of Explosives

-do-

44

Licensing Officer

The Insecticides Act. 1969

45

Insecticides Inspector.

-do-

46

Chief Controller of Explosives

The Petroleum Act, 1934.

47

Deputy Chief Controller of Explosives.

-do-

48

Controller of Explosives.

-do-

49

Deputy Controller of Explosives

-do-

50

Assistant Controller of Explosives.

-do-

51

Inspector.

-do-

52

Chief Inspector of Boilers

The India Boilers Act, 1923.

53

Deputy Chief Inspector of Boilers

-do-

54

Inspector of Boilers.

-do-

55

Director General of Shipping

Merchant Shipping Act, 1958.

56

Surveyor

-do-

57

Director General (TD) or his nominee not below the rank of Development Officer.

Industrial (Development and Regulation) Act, 1951.

58

Chairman & Director General, National Council for Cement and Building Materials or his nominee not below the rank of Programme leader.

-do-

59

Officers appointed under the Bengal Smoke Nuisance Act, 1905.

The Bengal Smoke Nuisance Act, 1905.

 

The Bombay Smoke Nuisance Act, 1912

The Bombay Smoke Nuisance Act, 1912

 

And

And

 

The Gujarat Smoke Nuisance Act, 1963.

The Gujarat Smoke Nuisance Act, 1963.

60

Chief Inspector of Mines Safety.

The Mines Act, 1952 and the rules and regulations made thereunder.

61

Chairman of the Committee in respect of Union Territories

The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 and the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981

62

Member Secretary of the Committee in respect of Territories

The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, Union 1974 and the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981

63

Chairman and Member Secretary of the Central Pollution Control Board

The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 and the Air
          (Prevention and Control
           of Pollution)Act, 1981".