Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972
8. Duties of Wild Life Advisory Board
It shall be the duty of the Wild Life Advisory Board to advise the State Government,-
(a) in the selection of areas to be declared as sanctuaries, National Parks 14[***] and closed areas and the administration thereof;
15 [(b) in formulation of the policy for protection and conservation of the wild life and specified plants;]
(c) in any matter relating to the amendment of any Schedule; 14[***]
16 [(cc) in relation to the measures to be taken for harmonizing the needs of the tribals and other dwellers of the forest with the protection and conservation of wild life; and]
(d) in any other matter connected with the protection of wild life which may be referred to it by the State Government.