National Environment Tribunal Act, 1995
23. Execution of award or order of Tribunal
(1) An award made by the Tribunal under this Act shall be executable by the Tribunal as a decree of civil court, and for this purpose, the Tribunal shall have all the powers of a civil court
(2) Notwithstanding anything contained in sub-section (1), the Tribunal may transmit to the Collector having jurisdiction over the area in which the accident has occurred the copy of the order made by it for payment of relief as provided in the Public Liability Insurance Act, 1991 and the Collector shall execute the order in the same manner as if it were an order made by him under that Act.
(3) Where the owner against whom the award or order is made by the Tribunal fails to make the payment or deposit the amount as directed by the Tribunal within the period specified in the award or order, such amount shall be recoverable from the owner as arrears of land revenue or of public demand.