The Wild Life (Protection) Amendment Bill, 2010
The Wildlife (Protection) Amendment Bill 2010 prepared by the Ministry of Environment and Forests. This is to further amend the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972 & strengthen the existing provisions for penalties, traps, criminal procedure etc.
A Bill to further amend the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972. This Act may be called the Wildlife (Protection) Amendment Act, 2010. It shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette appoint.
Legislation: Wildlife Act 1972
Report: Conserving protected areas and wildlife - a judicial journey
Report: Wild Life Amendment Act, 2002
Report: Wild Life Amendment Act, 2006
Report: Guidelines to notify critical wildlife habitat
Feature: Poor enforcement, weak laws make poaching an easy game
Feature: The growing conflict