The Coal Bearing Areas (Acquisition and Development) Act, 1957
1. Short title, extent and commencement.-
(1) This Act may be called the Coal Bearing Areas (Acquisition and Development) Act, 1957.
(2) It extends to the whole of India, except the State of Jammu and Kashmir*.
(3) It shall come into force on such date1 as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint.
*. Vide notification No. S.O. 3912(E), dated 30th October, 2019, this Act is made applicable to the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir and the Union territory of Ladakh.