Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974 – Sec. 33-A – Direction for closure of industry –Valid.
Where there were violations of various provisions of Act and conditions imposed there under by industry for its benefit. It also flouted orders of the Court and violated its own undertakings given before the Court. Industry being run without enabling power or order in its favour polluting the environment by discharging contaminated water, the order for closure of industry was not liable to be interfered with . [ Stella Silks Ltd vs State of Karnataka. AIR 2001 Kant 219 : 2001 (4) Kant LJ 69.D.V.Shylendra Kumar . ]