Amendment

The Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) (Credit Rating Agencies) (Amendment) Regulations, 2023, which particularly target Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) rating providers. These regulations, which aim to regulate the actions of ESG rating organizations and ensure transparency and dependability in their operations, are a significant advance for the ESG rating business. The provisions…

The Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change (MOEFCC) has been released new Hazardous and Other Wastes Management Second Amendment Rules, 2022. Before knowing what has changed in this amended rule we will learn about Hazardous Wastes Management Rules. Unscientific disposal of hazardous and other waste through burning or incineration leads to emission of toxic…

Water Rules 1976 amended by Andhra Pradesh Government by the Department of Environment, Forests, Science and Technology Department, As per the revised amended legal provision: (1) The definitions of ‘Annual Compliance Statement’ ‘Environmental Quality Assessment Auditor’ & ‘Environment Statement’ have been included. (2) Every person or occupier carrying on any industry, factory, mine, operation or…

It is legal obligation to provide rainwater harvesting system for upcoming & existing constructions projects in Bangalore as per Bangalore Water Supply and Sewerage (Amendment) Act, 2021 released by Department of Parliamentary Affairs and Legislation Secretariat, Karnataka. As per legal provision the rainwater harvesting system is mandatory for … (1) Any upcoming construction with a…

MOEFCC has released Environment (Protection) Third & Fourth Amendment Rules, 2021 which define revised discharge standards of effluent from tannery industry applicable to all modes of disposal. As per the third amendment rules, revised standards are applicable with immediate effect. However, as per fourth amendment rules, revised discharge standards of effluent from tannery industry are…

The Ministry of Road Transport and Highways, in its continuous effort to enhance road safety and reduce environmental impact, has recently introduced the Central Motor Vehicles (Twenty-second Amendment) Rules, 2021. These amendments mark a significant step forward in regulating vehicle Emission Standards and Effective Dates. The first major amendment involves the measurement of emissions over…

The Labour and Employment Department of Himachal Pradesh has released the Himachal Pradesh Building and Other Construction Workers (Regulation of Employment and Conditions of Service) Amendment Rules, 2021 as per legal updates amendments: (1) The board may provide financial assistance for the education of the children of the beneficiary. (2) Schemes like Female Birth Gift Scheme, Mentally…