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Case Number: Writ Petition No. 3508 of 2014
Date of filing: 2014/04/13
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Petitioners

Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association (BELA)

Respondents
  1. Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forest
  2. Director General, Department of Environment
  3. Deputy Commissioner, Bogra
  4. Director, Department of Environment, Bogra
  5. Upazilla Nirbahi Officer, Sherpur, Bogra
  6. Chairman, Sherpur UpazillaParishad, Bogra
  7. Chairman, Mirzapur Union, Bogra
  8. M/S Lition Jewel Traders
  9. M/S Hossain Traders
  10. M/S Abdul Mannan Traders
Facts

Without an environmental clearance, the ‘Chita Mills’ were set up at Sherpur, Bogra, causing severe noise and air pollution, jeopardising the normal life of the local populace and adversely affecting the children, women and the elderly in particular.

Rule/Order/Judgment
Date: 15/04/2014


Details

The High Court issued a Rule Nisi upon the respondents to show cause as to why the failure in preventing the setting up and operation of M/S Lition Jewel Traders, M/S Hossain Trader sand M/S Abdul Mannan Traders should not be declared to be without lawful authority, and why the respondents should not be directed to shut down those Mills. 

Justices

Mr. Justice Mirza Hussain Haider

Mr. Justice Muhammad Khursid Alam Sarkar



Database Last Updated on: 2017-02-12 15:26:45
Area of law
Environment,
Health,
Accountability and Institutional Reform
Keywords
‘Chita Mill’ case
Relevant statute

Local Government (Union Parishad) Act 2009;

উপজেলা পরিষদ আইন, ১৯৯৮;

Bangladesh Environment Conservation Act, 1995 (Act No. 1 of 1995);

Environmental Conservation Act, 1997;

Penal Code, 1860





Case Number: Writ Petition No. 3508 of 2014
Date of filing: 2014/04/13

Petitioners

Bangladesh Environmental Lawyers Association (BELA)

Respondents
  1. Secretary, Ministry of Environment and Forest
  2. Director General, Department of Environment
  3. Deputy Commissioner, Bogra
  4. Director, Department of Environment, Bogra
  5. Upazilla Nirbahi Officer, Sherpur, Bogra
  6. Chairman, Sherpur UpazillaParishad, Bogra
  7. Chairman, Mirzapur Union, Bogra
  8. M/S Lition Jewel Traders
  9. M/S Hossain Traders
  10. M/S Abdul Mannan Traders
Facts

Without an environmental clearance, the ‘Chita Mills’ were set up at Sherpur, Bogra, causing severe noise and air pollution, jeopardising the normal life of the local populace and adversely affecting the children, women and the elderly in particular.


Rule/Order/Judgment
Date: 15/04/2014:
Details

The High Court issued a Rule Nisi upon the respondents to show cause as to why the failure in preventing the setting up and operation of M/S Lition Jewel Traders, M/S Hossain Trader sand M/S Abdul Mannan Traders should not be declared to be without lawful authority, and why the respondents should not be directed to shut down those Mills. 

Justices

Mr. Justice Mirza Hussain Haider,  

Mr. Justice Muhammad Khursid Alam Sarkar



Reference

Area of law
Environment,  Health,  Accountability and Institutional Reform

Keywords
‘Chita Mill’ case

Relevant statute

Local Government (Union Parishad) Act 2009;

উপজেলা পরিষদ আইন, ১৯৯৮;

Bangladesh Environment Conservation Act, 1995 (Act No. 1 of 1995);

Environmental Conservation Act, 1997;

Penal Code, 1860


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