Consider the following statements about the Inter-State Water Disputes Act:

  1. The act empowers the Supreme Court to set up an ad hoc tribunal for the adjudication
  2. The decision of the tribunal is final and binding on the parties to the dispute

Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [B] Only 2

First statement is incorrect because the act empowers the Central government to set up an ad hoc tribunal for the adjudication.

This question is a part of GKToday's Integrated IAS General Studies Module