Supreme Court pulls up NGT (again) for relying on expert committee report without giving party opportunity to object

“If the NGT intends to rely upon an expert Committee report … it should disclose in advance to the party so as to give an opportunity for discussion and rebuttal," the Court emphasised.
Justices BV Nagarathna and Prashant Mishra
Justices BV Nagarathna and Prashant Mishra

The Supreme Court recently reiterated that National Green Tribunals (NGTs) should not pass orders while relying directly on expert committee recommendations without first letting the affected parties respond to or refute the same. [Singrauli Super Thermal Power Station vs Ashwani Kumar Dubey]

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