The Biological Diversity Act, 2002
61. Cognizance of offences.-
No Court shall take cognizance of any offence under this Act except on a complaint made by-
a. the Central Government or any authority or officer authorised in this behalf by that Government; or
b. any benefit claimer who has given notice of not less than thirty days in the prescribed manner, of such offence and of his intention to make a complaint, to the Central Government or the authority or officer authorised as aforesaid.