1. Short title and commencement.-
(1) This Act may be called the Calcutta Port (Pilotage) Act, 1948.
(2) It shall come into force on such date1 as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint in this behalf.
1. 16th May, 1948, vide notificaiton No. 27-M (iii)/47, dated 19th May, 1948, see Gazette of India, 1948, Part I.