ENVIRONMENTAL TRIBUNAL RULES, 1999
Some Definitions as described in Pakistan Environmental Tribunal Rules as as under :-
“Act” means the Pakistan Environmental Protection Act, 1997
“Bench” means a bench of tribunal comprising the Chairperson
and at least one other Member;
“Chairperson” means Chairperson of the Tribunal;
“Corporation service” means employment in a corporation or other
body set up, established, owned, managed or controlled by the Federal or
a Provincial Government;
“Director General” means the Director-General of the Federal
“Member” means member of the Tribunal;
“Service of Pakistan” shall have the same meaning as defined
clause (1) of Article 260 of the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of
“Tribunal” means Environment Tribunal established under subsection
(1) of section 20 of the Act and includes a Bench.
(2) All other words and expressions used in these rules but not defined shall
have the same meanings as are assigned to them in the Act.
The term of office of the Chairperson and Members shall not exceed three
years: Provide that the Federal Government may extend the term of office of the
Chairperson or any Member for such period, not exceeding three years, as it may deem fit.
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