The Biological Diversity Act, 2002
25. Provisions of sections 9 to 17 to apply with modifications to State Biodiversity Board.-
The provisions of sections 9 to 17 shall apply to a State Biodiversity Board and shall have effect subject to the following modifications, namely:-
a. references to the Central Government shall be construed as references to the State Government;
b. references to the National Biodiversity Authority shall be construed as references to the State Biodiversity Board;
c. reference to the Consolidated Fund of India shall be construed as reference to the Consolidated Fund of the State.