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Tamil Nadu Plastic Articles (Prohibition of Sale, Storage, Transport and Use) Act, 2002.

Country/Territory
India
Territorial subdivision
Tamil Nadu
Document type
Legislation
Date
2002
Source
FAO, FAOLEX
Long title
A Bill to provide for prohibition of sale, storage, transport and use of certain plastic articles for the protection of environment and public health and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
Subject
Environment gen.
Keyword
Use restrictions Pollution control Recycling/reuse Inspection Offences/penalties
Geographical area
Asia, ASIA AND THE PACIFIC, Indian Ocean, South Asian Seas, Southern Asia
Abstract

The purpose of this Act is to prohibit the sale, storage, transport and use of certain plastic articles for the protection of the environment and public health. No person shall sell, store, transport or use any non-reusable carry bag, cup, tumbler or plate made of, or containing, plastic. No owner or person in charge of any food establishment shall use any plastic articles in their establishments. For the purpose of carrying out the provisions of this Act an authorized officer may inspect and seize any plastic articles. The remaining part of the Act contains penal provisions and provisions of miscellaneous nature.

Full text
English
Website
www.loc.gov