1. With reference to the Genetic Engineering Appraisal Committee (GEAC), consider the Following Statements:
- 1. GEAC is the country’s biotech regulator, functioning in the Ministry of Environment.
- 2. GEAC is the apex body for approval of activities involving large scale use of hazardous microorganisms and recombinants in research and industrial production from the environmental angle.
- 3. It is constituted under the Environment Protection Act, 1986.
Which of the statement(s) given above is/are correct?