Maternity Benefit Act,1961
1. Short title, extent and commencement
(1) This Act may be called the Maternity Benefit Act, 1961.
(2) It extends to the whole of India . l[* * *]
(3) It shall come into force on such date2 as may be notified in this behalf in the Official Gazette-
3 [(a) in relation to mines and to any other establishment wherein persons are employed for the exhibition of equestrian, acrobatic and other performances, by the Central Government; and ]
(b) in relation to other establishments in a State, by the State Government.