Legal Section

Responsibilities

The responsibilities of legal section are following:

  • Process/preparing/prosecution of complaint cases for in the Punjab Environmental Tribunal.
  • Preparing replies/defences/comments for High Court and Supreme Court cases in Environmental issues/cases.
  • 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 (EPO)
  • 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 in Punjab