Environment: Principles and Interpretation of the Judiciary

20 Pages Posted: 4 Dec 2007

Date Written: December 3, 2007


Environmental Protection is increasing the world over day by day. Various steps have been taken both at national and international level. Environmental protection cannot be secured simply through the command and control system of regulation. The general principles and rules of international environmental law as reflected in treaties, binding acts of international organizations, state practice, and soft law commitments. These principles are general in the sense that they are potentially applicable to all members of the international community. Discussed different principles and concepts of environmental law and also the role played by the Indian judiciary in implementation of these principles.

Keywords: environment, protection, principles, concepts, sustainability

JEL Classification: K32

Suggested Citation

Antharvedi, Usha, Environment: Principles and Interpretation of the Judiciary (December 3, 2007). Available at SSRN: https://ssrn.com/abstract=1053181 or http://dx.doi.org/10.2139/ssrn.1053181

Usha Antharvedi (Contact Author)

Osmania University ( email )

Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh 500 007

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