Order of the National Green Tribunal regarding construction of an illegal structure for commercial purpose against CRZ Notification 2011, 01/10/2018
Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Sagardeep Sirsaikar & Others Vs. Goa Coastal Zone Management Authority & Others dated 01/10/2018 regarding construction of an illegal structure for commercial purpose for running bar and restaurant, in violation of CRZ Notification, 2011. The construction was within the prohibited distance from the High Tide Line (HTL) from the sea and also within the prohibited distance from the river and no prior approval was taken from the authority.
Counsel for the appelants have produced documents which includes Registration Certificate of the restaurant on a date prior to coming into force of the Notification and there has been no change in the structure thereafter. NGT directs the GCZMA to hear the appellants and consider the documents.