LAKSHADWEEP SANITATION AND CONSERVANCY BYE-LAW, 1998

The Date of enforcement of bye-law
Preliminary
Definitions
Conditions for disposal of garbage
Powers to prohibit usage of substances
Penalty for contravention
Cognizance of Offence
Compounding of Offence
Amendments to Section 6

 

Administration of the

Union Territory of Lakshadweep

Department of Science,Technology & Environment

Kavaratti: Dated 17.07.1998

 

 

NOTIFICATION

 

F.NO.17/2/96-ST&E:- In accordance with Bye-Law 4 of Lakshadweep Sanitation and Conservancy Bye-Law 1998, The Administrator, U.T.of Lakshadweep hereby prohibit import and or use of polythene and plastic material for packing and carrying of consumer goods in the whole of the Union Territory of Lakshadweep with effect from 1.8.1998.

 

Provided that this prohibition shall not apply to polythene and plastic material used fro packing, packed commodities by the producers.

                                                                                                     Sd/-

                                     

          (RAJEEV TALWAR)

                                                                            Administrator

 

 

 


 

Administration of the

Union Territory of Lakshadweep

Department of Science, Technology & Environment

Kavaratti- 682 555. Dated 17.07.1998.

 

NOTIFICATION

F.NO.17/2/96-ST&E: - Whereas, to ensure that non-bio degradable waste is deposited only in the garbage bins eliminating littering, as also to minimize generation of non-bio degradable waste hazardous to the islands prohibiting the use of polythene/plastic materials for packing and carrying consumer goods, a draft bye-law, viz Lakshadweep Sanitation and Conservancy bye-law was published in the Lakshadweep Times of 27th May, 1996 inviting comments to reach the Deputy Director , (S&T) on or before 24th June 1996;

And whereas the comments so received have been duly considered.

 

     Now, therefore, the Administrator, U.T.of Lakshadweep, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 82 of the Lakshadweep Panchayats Regulations, 1994 hereby makes the following bye-laws, namely: -

 

1.      (1) These bye-laws may be called Lakshadweep Sanitation Conservancy Bye-Law, 1998

 

(2) They extend to the whole U.T.of Lakshadweep                                                GO TOP

 

             (3) They shall come into force on such date as notified in the Official

                   Gazatte and   different dates may be appointed for different islands.

 

2.      In these bye-laws, unless the context otherwise requires –

 

(a)    Definitions as given in Lakshadweep Panchayats Regulation, 1994 shall be applicable.

(b)   The “Prohibited substance” means substance prohibited by notification in the Official Gazatte, under bye-law 4.

(c)    Non-bio-degradable rubbish means waste which does not degrade by natural biological process and includes polythene, plastic, glass, tetra wastes.

(d)   Bio-degradable rubbish means waste which is degradable by natural biological process and includes food leftovers, tree leaves, coconut husk and pith, paper waste but exclude human excreta.

 

3.            (a) No person shall dispose off or caused to be disposed off non-bio-degradable waste in any place or manner except into garbage bin when provided for collection of  bio degradable waste

 

           (b) No person shall dispose off or caused to be disposed off non-bio-

     degradable waste in any place or manner except into garbage bin when

     provided for collection or bio- degradable waste.

 

4.      (a) Administrator may by notification in the Official Gazatte prohibit use of bio-degradable substance to the extend as may be specified in such notification.

(b) On and from the date specified in the notification issued under sub-section (i), no person shall use such prohibited substance to the extend specified therein.                                                    GO TOP

5.      Penalty for contravention of the bye-law: whoever fails to comply with or contravenes any provision of this bye-laws or directions issued thereunder shall in respect of each such failure or contravention be punishable with a fine which may extend to Rs.100/-

6.      Cognizance of Offence: No Court shall take cognizance under these bye-laws except on a complaint made by the Environment Warden of the Department of Science, Technology & Environment, Lakshadweep Administration or an officer authorized in this behalf by the Administrator by notification in the Gazatte.

 

7.      Compounding of Offence: An offence under these bye-laws may be compounded on payment of fine of Rs.100/- by the offender for each offence.

 

                                                                                                        Sd/-

 

                                                                                                (RAJEEV TALWAR)

                                                                                                   Administrator             

 

 


                

 

 

Administration of the

Union Territory of Lakshadweep

(Department of Environment & Forests)

Kavaratti: Dated 07.05.2002.

 

NOTIFICATION

 

F.NO.17/2/96-E&F: - In exercise of the powers conferred by bye-law 6 of the Lakshadweep Sanitation Conservancy Bye-Law, 1998, the Administrator, Union Territory of Lakshadweep, hereby authorizes the Sub-Inspector of Police/Station House Officers in charge of Police Stations in Union Territory of Lakshadweep to make complaints in the court for prosecution of offences under the said bye-law, in their respective jurisdiction with immediate effect.

 

 

 

                                                                                                                       Sd/-

                                                                                         

                       (K.S.MEHRA)

                                                                                                             Administrator

 

 

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