Commission of Sati (Prevention) Act, 1987
1. Short title, extent and commencement
(1) This Act may be called the Commission of Sati (Prevention) Act, 1987.
(2) It extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir .
(3) It shall come into force in a State on such date1 as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint, and different dates may be appointed for different States.