The functions of legal section are:

  • Process/preparing/prosecution of complaint cases in the Punjab Environmental Tribunal
  • Preparing replies/comments for High Court and Supreme Court cases pertaining to environmental issues
  • Identifying areas for legislation to cope with rising needs to combat pollution
  • Coordinating with police and district offices to ensure implementation of the Environmental Protection Orders (EPOs)
  • Providing legal facilitation to all sections of the EPA
  • Studying and comparing environmental legislation from other countries and recommending suitable amendments in laws and procedures of Punjab