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Q. To ensure co-operation and co-ordination between the Centre and the States for administration of goods and services tax (GST), 101st Amendment Act of 2016 provided for the establishment of a Goods and Services Tax Council or the GST Council. Who among the following is empowered to constitute the GST Council ?

A

The President of India.
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The Prime Minister of India.
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C

Minister of Finance at Centre with consultation of Ministers of Finance in States.
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D

The Parliament of India.
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Solution

The correct option is A
The President of India.
Explanation:
Article 279-A empowered the President to constitute a GST Council by an order.

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