MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT AND FORESTS
New Delhi, the 18th April, 2003
S.O. 447 (E) – In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 54 of the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972 (53 of 1972), the Central Government hereby empowers the Director of Wild Life Preservation and Assistant Director, Wild Life Preservation for that Government and in case of a State Government, the Chief Wild Life Warden and all officers not below the rank of the Deputy Conservator of Forests to exercise the powers in terms of section 54 of the said Act.
[F.No. 1-1/2003 WL-I]
M.K. Sharma, Director General of Forests and Spl. Secy.