Draft Chhattisgarh Plastic and Other Non Biodegradable Material (Regulation Of Use And Disposal) Bill, 2020

Feb 21, 2020 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

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The Chhattisgarh Environment Conservation Board on February 10, 2020, issues the draft Chhattisgarh Plastic and Other Non Biodegradable Material (Regulation Of Use And Disposal) Bill, 2020 in order to control and prevent throwing or disposing of nonbiodegradable material or garbage in public drains, roads and public place in the State of Chhattisgarh and regulate matters connected therewith or incidental thereto. The State Government will restrict, prohibit, regulate or manage the use, manufacture, sale, purchase, storage, distribution of non-biodegradable material within the State and may impose conditions on manufacturers, distributors and other persons who produce or handle Non-Biodegradable Material, with respect to the type, size, weight, thickness, labelling and composition of packaging with respect to its manufacture, use and disposal including standards or norms for material degradability and re-cyclability, by general or special order. This Bill puts restriction on burning of non-biodegradable garbage.

The Board invites comments and suggestions from public and concerned stakeholders on the draft of the proposed Bill, 2020. The comments and suggestions may be sent to [email protected] by February 28, 2020.


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