SSC Ecology And Environment Sample Paper NCERT Sample Paper-4

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    Consider the following statements regarding the National Green Tribunal:
    1. It is a specialized body equipped with the necessary expertise to handle environmental disputes involving multi- disciplinary issues
    2. It?s not bound by the Criminal Procedure Code, but is guided by principles of natural justice.
    3. it's supposed to be set up in 5 places with New Delhi as the principal bench.
    4. A Supreme Court judge is to chair the tribunal.
    Which of the above statements are correct?

    A)  All of the above

    B)         1, 2, 3

    C)  1, 2, 4 

    D)  2, 3, 4

    Correct Answer: A

    Solution :

    [a] National Green Tribunal is not bound by the procedure laid down by Criminal Procedure Code but is guided by the principles of natural justice. It has the power to regulate its own procedure and is not bound by the Indian Evidence Act, 1872. National Green Tribunal can exercise powers of a Civil Court. It can summon people, enforce attendance and examine on oath. It can also receive evidence on affidavits and decide matters ex-parte. It also has the power to grant interim orders, injunctions or stay.

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