Q. Which of the following act/s is/are passed by centre on request of states?
1.Prize Competition Act, 1955
2.Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972
3.Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974
Choose the correct answer from below given codes:

[A] 1 only

[B] 1 and 2 only

[C] 2 and 3 only

[D] 1, 2 and 3

Answer: D

Explanation: When the legislatures of two or more states pass resolutions requesting the Parliament to enact laws on a matter in the State List, then the Parliament can make laws for regulating that matter.

  • Some examples of laws passed under the above provision are Prize Competition Act, 1955; Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972;
  • Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974; Urban Land (Ceiling and Regulation) Act, 1976; and Transplantation of Human Organs Act, 1994.

Source: Laxmikanth Polity