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#98 Statutory Acts & Regulations

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Natural Gas pipeline and its associated facilities are covered under various regulations and require specific approval from concerned authorities. Various regulations, interalia applicable are as under:

  1. Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) Act’2006.
  2. Policy for development of Natural Gas Pipelines and City or Local Natural gas Distribution Netwroks.
  3. Guidelines for Environmental clearance of new projects – 1981
  4. The Environment (Protection ) Act -1986
  5. Water ( Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act 1974
  6. Air ( Prevention & Control of Pollution) Act 1981
  7. The Petroleum and Mineral Pipelines (Acquisition of Right of Users in Land) Act, 1962.
  8. Manufacture ,Storage & import of Hazardous chemical Rules-1989
  9. National Highway Act, 1956
  10. Railway Act , 1989

In addition all other statutory approvals required for laying of the pipelines across rail, road and water body (canals/rivers etc.) crossings and other utility crossings as notified by local authorities / State etc. shall be applicable.

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