General Awareness Questions

Q.  Which one of the following statements about the National Green Tribunal is not correct?

a. It was set up in the year 2010
b. It is involved in effective and expeditious disposal of cases relating to environmental protection and conservation of forests.
c. It may consider giving relief and compensation for damages to persons and property
d. It is bound by the procedures laid down under the Code of Civil Procedure,1908.


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The legislate Act of Parliament defines the National Green Tribunal Act, 2010 as follows,"An Act to provide for the establishment of a National Green Tribunal for the effective and expeditious disposal of cases relating to environmental protection and conservation of forests and other natural resources including enforcement of any legal right relating to the environment and giving relief and compensation for damages to persons and property and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto".The Tribunal shall not be bound by the procedure laid down under the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908, but shall be guided by principles of natural justice.
 

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