The Kerala High Court on Thursday clarified that only cases under the seven enactments mentioned in the National Green Tribunal Act would be posted for referring to the Green Tribunal.

The court made the clarification after the Kerala High Court Advocates Association president Babu Paul met the Chief Justice following the categorisation of 45 cases, including the Adivasi land issue and Munnar land cases, for referring to the tribunal. The seven enactments given under the National Green Tribunal Act include the Biological Diversity Act, Public Liability Insurance Act, Forest Conservation Act, Environmental Protection Act and Acts relating to prevention of water and air pollution.

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