MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT AND FORESTS

NOTIFICATION S.O.84(E), dated 16/02/1987. 

 

(incorporating amendments vide S.O.623(E), [3/9/1996], S.O.728(E), [10/7/2002])

 

OFFICERS/AGENCIES AUTHORISED TO TAKE SAMPLES

S.O. 84(E).-In exercise of the powers conferred under sub-section (i) of section 11 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 (29 of 1986)] the Central Govcrnmcnt hcrcby empowers the person listed in the Table here below for the pulpose of that sub-section

TABLE

S. No.

Officer/Agency

Appointed under

1

2

3

1

Director General Factory Advice Service and Labour Institute.

Dock Workers (Safety, Health and Welfare) Act, 1986.

2

Deputy Director General Factory Advice Service & Labour Institute.

Dock Workers (Safety, Health 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

The Factories Act, 1948.

9

Additional Chief Inspector of Factories

-do-

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 and 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

Thc Dock Workers (Safety Health & Welfare) Scheme, 1961 and Dock Workers Advisory Committee Rules.

19

Inspector

-do-

20

Chief Inspector of Plantation

The Plantation Labour Act, 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 Conservator of Ports

-do-

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.

Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 (6 of 1974) and rules made thereunder - Air (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act, 1981.

30

Central Pollution Control Board and any officers empowered by the Board under section 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.

Air (Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 or The Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 (6 of 1974) and rules made thereunder.

31

State Transport Authority

The Motor Vehicles Act, 1939.

32

Regional Transport Authority.

-do-

33

Any other authority or person delegated with powers by the State Transport Authority under the provisions of section 44(5) of the Motor 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, 1968.

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, 19()5.

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

 

 

 

 

MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT & FORESTS
(Department of Environment, Forests & Wildlife)
New Delhi, the 10th February, 1988
NOTIFICATION

 

S.O. 152(E).-In exercise of thc powers conferred by section 23 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 the Central Government hereby delegates thc powers vested in it under section 5 of the Act to the State Governments of Andhra Pradesh, Assam, Bihar, Guiarat, Haryana, Himachal Pradesh, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya Pradesh, Mizoram, Orissa, Rajasthan, Sikkim and Tamil Nadu subject to the condition that the Central Government may revoke such delegation of powers in respect or all or my one or more of the State Governments or may itself invoke the provisions of section 5 of the Act, if in the opinion of the Central Government such a course of action is necessary in public interest.

[No 1(38)/86-PL]
T.N. SESHAN, Secy.

Source: Gazette No. 84 dated 10-2-88.


 

MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT & FORESTS
(Department of Environment, Forests & Wildlife)
New Delhi, the 14th April, 1988
NOTIFICATION

 

S.O. 289(E).-In exercise of the powers conferred by section 23 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 the Central Government thereby delegates the powers vested in it under section 5 of the Act to the State Governments of Meghalaya, Punjab and Uttar Pradesh subject to the condition that the Central Government may revoke such delegation of powers in respect of all or any one or more of the State Governments or may itself invoke the provisions of section 5 of the Act, if in the opinion of thc Central Government such a course of action is necessary in public interest.

[No. 1(38)/86-PL]
T.N. SESHAN, Secy.

Source: Gazette No. 205 dated 14-4-88.


 

MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT & FORESTS
(Department of Environment, Forests & Wildlife)
New Delhi, the 17th May, 1988
NOTIFICATION

S.O. 488(E).-In exercise of the powers conferred by section 23 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 the Central Government hereby delegates the powers vested in it under section 5 of the Act to the State Government of Maharashtra subject to the condition that the Central Government may revoke such delegation of powers in respect the State Government or may itself invoke the provisions of section 5 of the Act, if in the opinion of the Central Government such a course of action is necessary in public interest.

[No. 1(38)/86-PL] T.N. SESHAN, Secy.

Source: Gazette No. 255 dated 17-5-88.

 

MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT & FORESTS
(Department of Environment, Forests & Wildlife)
New Delhi, the 22nd September, 1988
NOTIFICATION

S.O. 881(E).-In exercise of the powers conferred by section 23 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 the Central Government hereby delegates the powers vested in it under section 5 of the Act to the State Governments of Goa and Jammu & Kashmir subject to the condition that the Central Government may revoke such delegation of powers in respect of all or any one of the State Governments or may itself invoke the provisions of section 5 of the Act, if in the opinion of the Central Government such a course of action is necessary in public interest.

[No. 1(38)/86-PL]
K. P. GEETAKRISHNAN, Secy.

Source: Gazette No. 749 dated 22-9-88.


 

MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT & FORESTS

 (Department of Environment, Forests & Wildlife)

New Delhi, the 6th June, 1989

 NOTIFICATION

S.O. 408(E).-In exercise of the powers conferred by section 23 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 the Central Government hereby delegates the powers vested in it under section 5 Of the Act to the State Governments of West Bengal and Manipur subject to the condition that the Central Government may revoke such delegation of powers in respect of both the State Governments or any one of them or may itself invoke the provisions of section 5 of thc Act, if in the opinion of the Central Government such a course of action is necessary in public interest.

[No. 1(38)/86-PL]
K. MADHAVA SARMA, Jt. Secy.

Source: Gazette No. 319 dated 6-6-89.


 

MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT & FORESTS
(Department of Environment, Forests & Wildlife)
New Delhi, the 25th July, 1991
NOTIFICATION

S.O. 479(E).-In exercise of the powers conferred by section 23 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 the Central Government hereby delegates the powers vested in it under section 5 of the Act to the State Government of Tripura subject to the condition that the Central Government may revoke such delegation of powers in respect of the State Government or may itself invoke the provisions of section 5 of the Act, if in the opinion of the Central Government such a course of action is necessary in public interest.

[No. 1(38)/86-PL]
MUKUL SANWAL, Secy.

Source: Gazette No. 414 dated 25-7-91.