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THE AIR (PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF POLLUTION) RULES, 1982

THE AIR (PREVENTION AND CONTROL OF POLLUTION)
RULES, 1982
DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENT
NOTIFICATION
New Delhi, the 18th November, 1982
G.S.R. 712(E):-In exercise of the powers conferred by section 53 of Air
Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 (14 of 1981) the Central Government in
consultation with the Central Board for the Prevention and Control of Water Pollution
hereby makes the following rules, namely :-
CHAPTER 1
PRELIMINARY
1. SHORT TITLE AND COMMENCEMENT.
(1) These rules may be called the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution)
Rules, 1982.
(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official
Gazette.
2. DEFINITIONS.
In these rules unless the context otherwise requires.-
(a) "Act" means the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981;
(b) "Chairman" means the Chairman of the Central Board;
(c) "form" means a form set out in the Schedules;
(d) "meeting" means a meeting of the Central Board or a meeting of
Committee constituted by the Central Board;
(e) "member Secretary" means the member secretary of the Central
Board;
(f) "Schedule" means a Schedule appended to these rules;
(g) "section" means a section of the Act;
(h) "year" means the financial year commencing on the 1st day of April;
(i) words and expressions not defined in these rules but defined in the
Act shall have the meaning assigned to them in the Act.