Biodiversity act of India was passed by Parliament in
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Biodiversity act of India was passed by Parliament in

A

1992

B

1996

C

2000

D

2002

Answer

An Act of the Parliament of India for the preservation of biological diversity in India was passed in 2002 known as the Biodiversity Act of India. This act provides methods for the sharing of benefits in an equitable manner arising out of the use of traditional biological resources and its knowledge. The function of this act includes: Regulation of acts prohibited under the Act, Advise the Government on the conservation of biodiversity, etc. Any offense under this Act is non-bailable and cognizable.
So, the correct answer is '2002'.

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