New Delhi, the 30th August, 2003


G.S.R. 628 (E) - In exercise of the powers conferred by sections 6 and 25 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 (29 of 1996), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Environment Protection Rules, 1986 namely :-


1.         (1)       These rules may be called the Environment (Protection) Amendment  Rules, 2001.


(2)                 They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.


2.         In the Environment (Protection) Rules, 1986, in Schedule I at the serial number 91 relating to noise limits for generator sets run with petrol or kerosene, in Paragraph I the words, letters and figures “from September 1, 2001 and ‘September 1, 2002” the words letters and figures “from September 1, 2002 and September 1, 2002” shall be substituted.


[F.No Q-16016/72/2001-CPA]

K. ROY PAUL, Spl. Secy.



Foot Note: The principal rules were published in the Gazette of India vide number S.O. 844(E) 19th November, 1986 and subsequently amended vide S.O. 433 (E) dated 18th April, 1987, S.O. 64(E) dated 18th January, 1988, S.O.3 (E) dated 3rd January, 1989, S.O.190(E) dated 15th March, 1989, G.S.R. 913 (E) dated the 24th October, 1989, S.O. 12(E) dated the 8th January, 1990, G.S.R 742 (E) dated the 30th August, 1990, S.O. 23(E) dated the 16th January, 1991, G.S.R, 93 (E) dated the 21st February, 1991 G.SR. 95(E) dated the 12th  February, 1992, G.S.R 329(E) dated the 13th March, 1992, G.S.R 475(E) dated the 5th May, 1992, G.S.R 797 (E) dated the 1st October, 1992, G.S.R 386(E) dated the 28th April, 1993, G.S.R 422(E) dated the 19th May, 1993, G.S.R 801 (E) dated the 31st December, 1993, G.S.R 176(E) dated the 3rd April, 1996, G.S.R 631 (E) dated the 31st October, 1997, G.S.R 504 (E) dated the 20th August, 1998, G.S.R 7(E) dated the 2nd January, 1999, G.S.R 682(E) dated the 5th October, 1999, G.S.R 742(E) dated the 25th September 2000, G.S.R 407 (E) dated the 31st May, 2001.