Now also available aseBookDerived from the renowned multi-volume International Encyclopaedia of Laws,this book provides a systematic approach to legislation and legal practiceconcerning energy resources and production in India.The book describes the administrative organization, regulatory framework, andrelevant case law pertaining to the development, application, and use of suchforms of energy as electricity, gas, petroleum, and coal, with attention asneeded 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 governmentalinstitutions. Then follows a detailed description of specific legislation andregulation affecting such factors as documentation, undertakings, facilities,storage, pricing, procurement and sales, transportation, transmission,distribution, and supply of each form of energy. Case law, intergovernmentalcooperation agreements, and interactions with environmental, tax, andcompetition law are explained.Its succinct yet scholarly nature, as well as the practical quality of theinformation it provides, make this book a valuable resource for energy sectorpolicymakers and energy firm counsel handling cases affecting India. It willalso be welcomed by researchers and academics for its contribution to thestudy of a complex field that today stands at the foreground of comparativelaw.
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