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Ozone Depleting Substances (Regulation & Control) Rules, 2000

||1||S.O. 670 (E) - Whereas the draft Ozone Depleting Substances (Regulation) Rules, 2000 were published, under the notification of the Government of India in the Ministry of Environment and Forests number S.O. 69(E), dated, the 25th January, 2000, in the Gazette of India, Extra-ordinary, Part II, section 3, sub-section (ii) at pages 39-96 on the same date, inviting objections and suggestions from all persons likely to be affected thereby, before the expiry of the period of forty-five days from the date on which the copies of the Gazette containing the said notification are made available to the public;

And whereas copies of the said Gazette were made available to the public on 26.01.2000;

And whereas the objections and suggestions received from the public in respect of the said draft rules have been duly considered by the Central Government;

Now, therefore, in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 6, 8 and 25 of the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986, the Central Government hereby makes the following rules for regulating ozone depleting substances, namely :-