Forests - Jammu Kashmir - Deforestation and Illegal logging - Directions issued

Following the Supreme Court of India directions court held that  the removal from the State of any trees that had been cut, and directed the Chief Secretary of the State of Jammu and Kashmir to ensure strict and faithful compliance with this order. In addition, the Court stated that the order operated despite any license/permit granted by any authority, or any order made by any court in the country. [ Aziz Timber Corproation vs State of Jammu. WP 568-84 of 1996.  Jammu and Kashmir High court. ]