The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988
1. Short title, extent and commencement,
- This Act may be called the Motor Vehicles Act, 1988
- It extends to the whole of India.
- It shall come into force on such date1* as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint; and different dates may be appointed for different State and any reference in this Act to the commencement of this Act shall, in relation to a State, be construed as a reference to the coming into force of this Act in that State.