30. Investigation and filling of cases :

30. Investigation and filling of cases :

30. Investigation and filling of cases :

(1) All investigations of offenses under this Act shall be conducted by a Ranger or an employee up to the rank of Subedar who is connected with forest and wildlife management or by an employee at least of the rank of Non-Gazette
Class First or by an employee at least with the rank of sub-inspector in the Police force. Upon the completion of such investigations, he\she shall file the case before the adjudicating officer in the name of national park office or reserve office or wildlife conservation office or forest office or any other office discharging the functions relating to forests.

(2) While filling a case before the Adjudicating Authority under the SubSection (1), the concerned officer may consult a Government Attorney.