The 6th February 1997
No. S.O. 16/C.A.2/ 1974/S.14/97- In exercise of the powers conferred by the proviso to sub-section (1) of section 11 read with section 14 of the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973, and after consultation with Punjab and Haryana High Court, the Governor of Haryana, hereby establishes two Special Courts of Judicial Magistrate 1st Class one each at Faridabad and Hisar in the State of Haryana to try and inquire into the cases arising within jurisdiction of Haryana under the Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution ) Act, 1974 (Act. No. 6 of 1974), the Air (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1981 (Act No. 14 of 1981), the Environment (Protection) Act, 1986 (Act No. 29 of 1986) the Public Liability Insurance Act, 1991 (Act No. 6 of 1991), the Indian Forest Act, 1927 (Act No. XVI of 1927), the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972 (Act No. 53 of 1972). The Judicial Magistrate 1st Class of the Special Court at Faridabad will try and inquire the offenses arising within the jurisdiction of Faridabad, Gurgaon, Mohindergarh, Rewari, Jind, Bhiwani and Rohtak Districts. The Judicial Magistrate 1st Class at Hisar will exercise jurisdiction of the remaining districts of Ambala, Panchkula, Kurukshetra, Kaithal, Karnal, Hisar, Sirsa, Panipat, Sonipat and Yamuna Nagar.
The Judicial Magistrates 1st Class of these courts shall exercise jurisdiction on the original side under these Acts and the appeals and revisions against the judgment, decisions and orders of these courts shall be regulated by the provisions of the Code of Criminal Procedure. The Judicial Magistrate 1st Class of Special Court at Faridabad will be ex officio Judicial Magistrate 1st Class of Special Court at Hisar and Judicial Magistrate 1st Class of Special Court at Hisar will be ex officio Judicial Magistrate 1st Class of the Special Court at Faridabad.
Commissioner and Secretary to Government Haryana,