MCQ on International Seabed Authority
Which of the following statements about International Seabed Authority is/are correct?
1. It is headquartered at New York.
2. It regulates and controls all mineral-related activities in the international seabed area.
3. It was established under the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS).
4. India is a member of International Seabed Authority.
Choose the correct answer from the following codes:
1 and 2 Only
2, 3 and 4 Only
1, 2 and 4 Only
All the above
Headquarters of International Seabed Authority are located at Jamaica.
It regulates and controls all mineral-related activities in the international seabed area beyond the limits of national jurisdiction, an area underlying most of the world’s oceans.
Recently, India’s Exclusive Rights to Explore Poly-metallic Nodules from Central Indian Ocean Seabed Basin Extended by Five Years.