Section 56 Biological Diversity Act, 2002
Section 56 Biological Diversity Act, 2002:
Penalty for contravention of directions or orders of Central Government, State Government, National Biodiversity Authority and State Biodiversity Boards.—If any person contravenes any direction given or order made by the Central Government, the State Government, the National Biodiversity Authority or the State Biodiversity Board for which no punishment has been separately provided under this Act, he shall be punished with a fine which may extend to one lakh rupees and in case of a second or subsequent offence, with fine which may extend to two lakh rupees and in the case of continuous contravention with additional fine which may extend to two lakh rupees everyday during which the default continues.
Supreme Court of India Important Judgments And Leading Case Law Related to Section 56 Biological Diversity Act, 2002:
State Of West Bengal & Ors vs Shri Susanta Singha Mahapatra on 10 December, 2018
Indrapal Singh @ Monu Raja vs The State Of Madhya Pradesh on 17 March, 2021
Ajmeri Khan vs The State Of Madhya Pradesh on 15 September, 2021
Sitaram vs The State Of Madhya Pradesh on 1 October, 2021
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