1. Short title, extent and commencement.
(1) This Act may be called the Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (Prevention and Control) Act, 2017.
(2) It extends to the whole of India.
(3) It shall come into force on such date 1 as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint.
1 10th September, 2018 vide Notification No. S.O. 4715(E) dated 10th September 2018, see Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, sec. 3(ii).