The Commission for Air Quality Management in National Capital Region and Adjoining Areas Act, 2021

CourtMinistry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change
Coming into Force13 Apr 2021
Record Number202129
Act Number29
Enactment Date12 Aug 2021
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THE COMMISSION FOR AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT IN NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION
AND ADJOINING AREAS ACT, 2021
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ARRANGEMENT OF SECTIONS
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CHAPTER I
PRELIMINARY
SECTIONS
1. Short title, application and commencement.
2. Definitions.
CHAPTER II
COMMISSION FOR AIR QUALITY MANAGEMENT IN NATIONAL CAPITAL REGION AND ADJOINING AREAS
3. Constitution of Commission.
4. Appointment of Chairperson, Members and Member-Secretary.
5. Resignation and removal of Chairperson and Members.
6. Term of office of Chairperson and Members.
7. Member to act as Chairperson or to discharge his functions in certain circumstances.
8. Terms and conditions of service of Chairperson and Members.
9. Vacancies, etc., not to invalidate proceedings of Commission.
10. Procedure to be regulated by Commission.
11. Sub-Committees and other staff of Commission.
CHAPTER III
POWERS AND FUNCTIONS OF THE COMMISSION
12. Powers and functions of Commission.
13. Annual report.
14. Penalty for contravention of provisions of Act, rules, order or direction.
15. Environmental compensation.
CHAPTER IV
FINANCE, ACCOUNTS AND AUDIT
16. Grants by Central Government.
17. Accounts and audit.
CHAPTER V
MISCELLANEOUS
18. Appeal.
19. Constitution of special investigation teams.
20. Power of Central Government to issue direction.
21. Power of Central Government to call for information.
22. Bar of jurisdiction.
23. Protection of action taken in good faith.
24. Members and officers to be public servants.
25. Power of Central Government to make rules.
26. Power of Commission to make regulations.
27. Power to remove difficulties.
28. Act to have overriding effect.

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