NGT's exercise of Judicial review; Senior and Junior Venugopal assail NGT order in Vizhinjam Port case

Murali Krishnan September 6 2014
National Green Tribunal

The Green Bench of the Supreme Court is seized of another interesting matter – a case which pertains to the development of Vizhinjam Port.

The case is concerned with appeals filed by the Vizhinjam International Seaport Limited (VSIL) and the Government of Kerala against a July 17 order of the principal Bench of the National Green Tribunal (NGT). Though the case is before the Green Bench, it deals with more than just environmental questions. The Court will be determining two important legal issues - whether the NGT can exercise limited judicial . . .

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