Public Trust Doctrine

Author: Anshu Bansal, Research Associate

  1. John Simpson , The Oxford English Dictionary (February 1, 1884). []
  2. Lucas Bento , Searching for Intergenerational Green Solutions: The Relevance of the Public Trust Doctrine to Environmental Preservation, Common Law Review 7-13 (November 14, 2009). []
  3. The modern public trust doctrine is surely traceable to Professor Sax’s influential article published some thirty years ago. Joseph Sax, The Public Trust in Natural Resources Law: Effective Judicial Intervention, 68 Mich. L. Rev. 471 (1970); see also Carol M. Rose, Joseph Sax and the Idea of the Public Trust, 19 Ecology L.Q. 351 (1989). []
  4. Michael C. Blumm, The Public Trust Doctrine—A Twenty-First Century Concept. []
  5. [1892] 146 US 537. []
  6. Neptune City v. Avon-by-the-Sea, 61 N.J. 296, 304, 294 A.2d 47, 52 (1972). []
  7. Supra at note 2 []
  8. 1985 (2) Supp SCR 51 []
  9. [1997]1 SCC 388 []
  10. Id. []
  11. Majra Singh And Ors. vs Indian Oil Corporation And Ors. , AIR 1999 J K 81 []
  12. AIR 1999 SC 2468 []
  13. Unknown v. The State Of Tamil Nadu on 19 June, 2012, Mad. HC. []
  14. Id []
  15. D.B.Civil Writ Petition No.4271/1999 delivered on 27 September []
  16. 108 S.C.C. 791 []
  17. Public Trust Doctrine available at: http://elaw.in/environ/pub_trust/index.htm []
  18. Perumatty Grama Panchayat v. State of Kerala W.P.(C) No. 34292 of 2003 ; Public Trust Doctrine available at http://elaw.in/environ/pub_trust/index.htm []
  19. Of 2010 With C.A.N 7661 Of 2011 … vs Bidhannagar Municipality []