The Indian Biological Diversity Act: A Review of The Amendment Bill 2021

Publication: FICPI

Author(s): Shivakumar R, Sridhar R ,Dr Deepa Kachroo Tiku

It is important for countries lik e India, with diverse biological resources, to have regulations on access and use of biological resources. At the same time, the applicability of these regulations becomes equally important. The “Biological Diversity Act” [henceforth referred to as “Act”] enacted in 2002, has gained a lot of attention in recent years in view of the National Biodiversity Authority’s (NBA) active enforcement of the key provisions of the Act.

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