Regulatory Framework for the implementation of NLBI In India. Dr. JVSharma. Legal Framework in India. India has strong legal regime to implement NLBI which for the implementation of SFM: 1. Indian Forest Act,1927- To regulate transport of forest produce
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India has strong legal regime to implement NLBI which for the implementation of SFM:
1. Indian Forest Act,1927-
2. Forest Conservation Act,1980:
3. Wildlife Protection Act,1972- An act to provide for the protection of wild animals, birds ,plants with a view to ensuring ecological and environmental security of the nation.
The Wildlife (Protection) Act , 1972, the provisions of the Convention on International Trade in Endangered Species (CITES) and Export and Import Policy of India are enforced through the offices of the Regional Deputy Directors of Wildlife Preservation located at Delhi, Mumbai, Calcutta and Chennai with the help of State Wildlife Department, the State Police Departments, the Customs Departments, BSF and Coast-Guards.
4. Biological Diversity Act,2002- An Act to provide for conservation of biological diversity, sustainable use of its components and fair and equitable sharing of the benefits arising out of the use of biological resources, knowledge and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
5. Forest Right Act ,2006-
The Godavarman Case since 1995, the Centre for Environment Law –WWF-India in 1995 and the Navin Raheja case since 1998, ongoing before the Apex Court with over few thousand applications of intervention from various stakeholders are the three most prominent examples of judicial activism in the sphere of forests and wildlife.
Indian Forest Act,1927-
2.Wildlife Protection Act.1972 and CITES-
3.Biological diversity Act,2002-
4. Forest Right Act,2006-