MINISTRY OF ENVIRONMENT & FORESTS
(Department of Environment, Forest & Wildlife)
New Delhi, the 6 th June, 1989
S.O. 408(E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by section 23 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 the Central Government hereby delegates the powers vested in it under section 5 of the Act to the State. Governments of West Bengal and Manipur subject to the condition that the Central Government may revoke such delegation or powers in respect of both the State Governments or any one of them or may itself invoke the provisions of section 5 of the Act, if in the opinion of the Central Government such a course of action is necessary in public interest.
K. MADHAVA SARMA, Jt. Secy.
Source: Gazette No. 319 dated 6-6-89.