Q. “Central Zoo Authority” was established under which of the following Act?

[A] Wildlife Protection Act, 1972

[B] Forest Conservation Act, 1980

[C] Biological Diversity Act, 2002

[D] National Green Tribunal Act, 2010

Answer: A

 The Central Zoo Authority has been constituted under the section 38A of Wild Life (Protection) Act 1972.  

  • The Authority consists of a Chairman, ten members and a Member Secretary.  
  • The main objective of the authority is to complement the national effort in conservation of wild life. 

Source: http://cza.nic.in/page/en/introduction