The Weekly Obiter

MADRAS HC ORDERS CREATION OF ‘ENVIRONMENT FUND’. JUNE 20, 2018

July 17, 2018

Hon’ble Justice D Krishnakumar so ordered while disposing of a matter where the parties had arrived at a settlement and the respondents had expressed their willingness to contribute some amount to any welfare organization. Further, the Hon’ble Justice said, “...this Court is of the firm view that protection of environment, by planting more trees would help clean environment and effectively combat drastic and dangerous pollution. In matters, where parties were voluntarily willing to contribute some amount to various organizations under different heads. Therefore, this Court is of the firm view that it is appropriate that the cost should also be paid to the ‘Environmental Fund’ for the purpose of plantation etc.” 

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