1. Short title and commencement:-
(1) This Act may be called the Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016.
(2) It shall come into force on such 1date as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint.
1. 19th April, 2017 vide notification no. S.O. 1215 (E) dated 19th April, 2017 see Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3 (ii).