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Energy Law in India, 3rd edition

By Mohammad Naseem, Saman Naseem
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Derived from the renowned multi-volume International Encyclopaedia of Laws, this book provides a systematic approach to legislation and legal practice concerning energy resources and production in India. The book describes the administrative organization, regulatory framework, and relevant case law pertaining to the development, application, and use of such forms of energy as electricity, gas, petroleum, and coal, with attention as needed to the pervasive legal effects of competition law, environmental law, and tax law.

A general introduction covers the geography of energy resources, sources and basic principles of energy law, and the relevant governmental institutions. Then follows a detailed description of specific legislation and regulation affecting such factors as documentation, undertakings, facilities, storage, pricing, procurement and sales, transportation, transmission, distribution, and supply of each form of energy. Case law, intergovernmental cooperation agreements, and interactions with environmental, tax, and competition law are explained.

Its succinct yet scholarly nature, as well as the practical quality of the information it provides, make this book a valuable resource for energy sector policymakers and energy firm counsel handling cases affecting India. It will also be welcomed by researchers and academics for its contribution to the study of a complex field that today stands at the foreground of comparative law.

Publish Date 07/13/2017
Product Line Kluwer Law International
ISBN 9789041189073
SKU 10057892-0001
Table of Contents

The Author

List of Abbreviations

Preface

General Introduction

Chapter 1. General Background

Chapter 2. Basic Principles of Energy Law

Chapter 3. Historical Background and Development of Energy Law

Chapter 4. Role of Government Institutions in the Shaping and Administration of Energy Law and Policy

Chapter 5. Sources of Energy Law

Part I. Regulatory Framework Concerning Electricity

Chapter 1. General Introduction

Chapter 2. Production

Chapter 3. Exploitation

Chapter 4. Transmission

Chapter 5. Distribution

Chapter 6. Consumption

Part II. Regulatory Framework Concerning Gas

Chapter 1. General Introduction

Chapter 2. Production

Chapter 3. Exploitation

Chapter 4. Transport

Chapter 5. Distribution

Chapter 6. Consumption

Part III. Regulatory Framework Concerning Petrol

Chapter 1. General Introduction

Chapter 2. Production

Chapter 3. Exploitation

Chapter 4. Transport

Chapter 5. Distribution

Chapter 6. Consumption

Part IV. Regulatory Framework Concerning Coal

Chapter 1. General Introduction

Chapter 2. Production of Coal

Chapter 3. Exploitation of Coal

Chapter 4. Transport of Coal

Chapter 5. Distribution

Chapter 6. Consumption

Part V. Interaction Between Energy Law and Environmental Law

Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 2. Regulatory Framework

Chapter 3. Legislation Relating to the Environment

Chapter 4. Coal Sector and Environment

Chapter 5. Hydrocarbon Sector and Environment

Chapter 6. Electricity and Environment

Chapter 7. Fiscal Incentives to Encourage Control and Prevention of Pollution

Chapter 8. Environmental Clearances

Part VI. Interaction Between Energy Law and Tax Laws

Chapter 1. Introduction

Chapter 2. General Taxation

Chapter 3. Income Tax Incentives for Mining Industry

Chapter 4. Indirect Taxes

Chapter 5. Levies Under the Mines and Minerals (Regulation and Development) Act

Chapter 6. The Petrol and Gas Sector

Chapter 7. Electricity and Taxation

Selected Bibliography

Index

Volumes