Q. Which of the following act/s was/were passed under request of state/s?
1.Wildlife (Protection) Act, 1972
2.Water (Prevention and Control of Pollution) Act, 1974
3.Urban Land (Ceiling and Regulation) Act, 1976
Choose the correct answer from below given codes:AFTER TITLE

[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; Wildlife (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’s Policy