Section 1 Indian Patents Act 1970 (short title, extent and Commencement)

Section 1 Indian Patents Act 1970

Section 1 of the Indian Patents Act 1970 is about Short title, extent and commencement. It is under CHAPTER I of the Act. CHAPTER I is titled PRELIMINARY.

Short title, extent and commencement

(1) This Act may be called the Patents Act, 1970.

(2) It extends to the whole of India.

(3) It shall come into force on such date1 as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint:

Provided that different dates may be appointed for different provisions of this Act, and any reference in any such provision to the commencement of this Act shall be construed as a reference to the coming into force of that provision.

See also  Section 109 Indian Patents Act

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