Consider the following statements about GST Council:

  1. GST Council will be a Constitutional body to be constituted by the President
  2. Quorum for GST Council will be 50% of total members

  Which of the above statements is/are correct?

Answer: [C] Both 1 & 2

Both are correct statements. As per Article 279A (1) of the amended Constitution, the GST Council has to be constituted by the President within 60 days of the commencement of Article 279A. A quorum is the minimum number of members that must be present before a meeting can start.

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