The Compensatory Afforestation Fund Act `2016An Act to provide for the establishment of funds under the public accounts of India and the public accounts of each State and crediting thereto the monies received from the user agencies towards compensatory afforestation, additional compensatory afforestation, penal compensatory afforestation, net present value and all other amounts recovered from such agencies under the Forest (Conservation) Act, 1980, constitution of an authority at national level and at each of the State and Union territory Administration for administration of the funds and to utilise the monies so collected for undertaking artificial regeneration (plantations), assisted natural regeneration, protection of forests, forest related infrastructure development, Green India Programme, wildlife protection and other related activities and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
List of Chapters & Sections
PRELIMINARY ESTABLISHMENT, MANAGEMENT AND UTILISATION OF NATIONAL COMPENSATORY AFFORESTATION FUND AND STATE COMPENSATORY AFFORESTATION FUNDS CONSTITUTION OF NATIONAL AUTHORITY AND STATE AUTHORITIES POWERS AND FUNCTIONS OF NATIONAL AUTHORITY AND STATE AUTHORITIES FINANCE, ACCOUNTS, AUDIT AND ANNUAL REPORT MISCELLANEOUS
ESTABLISHMENT, MANAGEMENT AND UTILISATION OF NATIONAL COMPENSATORY AFFORESTATION FUND AND STATE COMPENSATORY AFFORESTATION FUNDS
CONSTITUTION OF NATIONAL AUTHORITY AND STATE AUTHORITIES
POWERS AND FUNCTIONS OF NATIONAL AUTHORITY AND STATE AUTHORITIES14Powers and functions of National Authority15Powers and functions of executive committee of National Authority16Functions of monitoring group17Powers and functions of State Authority18Powers and functions of steering committee of State Authority19Functions and powers of executive committee of State Authority
FINANCE, ACCOUNTS, AUDIT AND ANNUAL REPORT20Budget of National Authority21Investment of funds by National Authority22Accounts and audit of National Authority23Annual report of National Authority24Annual report and audit report of National Authority to be laid before Parliament25Budget of State Authority26Investment of funds by State Authority27Accounts and audit of State Authority28Annual report of State Authority29Annual report and audit report of State Authority to be laid before State Legislature