Commission of Enquiries Act, 1952
1. Short title, extend and commencement-
(1) This Act may be called the Commissions of Inquiry Act,
(2) [Note: Subs. By Act 79 of 1971, sec. 2 for sub-sec.
(2)] It extends to the whole of India:
Provided that it shall apply to the State of
Jam and Kashmir only in so far as it
relates to inquiries pertaining to matters relatable to any of the entries
enumerated in List 1 or List III in the Seventh to the Constitutions as
applicable to that State.
(3) It shall come into force on such date
[Note: 1st October, 1952, vide Notification
No. S.R.O.1670, dated the 30th September,
1952, Gazette of India, Extra., Pt. II, sec.
3, p. 861. This Act, as amended by Act 79 of 1971, came into force in the state
of Jammu and Kashmir on 6-3-1972 and in the districts of Kohima
and Mokokchung in the state of Nagalnd
on 15-2-1972, vide Notification Nos. 94(E), dated 4th March, 1972 and 74(E),
dated 14th February, 1972 respectively, issued under section 15 of Act 79 of
as the Central Government may, by
notification in the Official Gazette, appoint.