Standing

Suray Prasad Sharma Dhungel v. Godavari Marble Industries and others, WP 35/1992 (1995.10.31)

Supreme Court, Full Bench

Hon`ble Trilok Pratap Rana
Hon`ble Laxman Prasad Aryal
Hon`ble -Gobinda Bahadur Shrestha

Order Writ No. 35 of the year 2049 B.S (1992)

Petitioner: Suray Prasad Sharma Dhungel
Versus Respondents: Godawari Marble Industries and others

Case: Mandamus

Constitutional / Legal Issues

Whether the Constitution guarantees the right to clean: environment as the part of right to life?

Whether there is locus standi of the NGOs or individuals working for the protection of the environment?

National Environmental Management Act Act 107 of 1998

NATIONAL ENVIRONMENTAL MANAGEMENT ACT 107 OF 1998
[ASSENTED TO 19 NOVEMBER 1998]
[DATE OF COMMENCEMENT: 29 JANUARY 1999]

(English text signed by the President)

ACT

To provide for co-operative environmental governance by establishing principles for decision-making on matters affecting the environment, institutions that will promote co-operative governance and procedures for co-ordinating environmental functions exercised by organs of state; and to provide for matters connected therewith.

Preamble

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