Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985
1. Short title, extent and commencement
(1) This Act may be called the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985.
(2) It extends to the whole of India.
(3) It shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint, and different dates may be appointed for different provisions of this Act and for different States and any reference in any such provision to the commencement of this Act shall be construed in relation to any State as a reference to the coming into force of that provision in that State.