Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972
1. Short title, extent and commencement
(1) This Act may be called the Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972.
3 [(2) It extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir.]
(3) It shall come into force in a State or Union Territory to which it extends, 4[***] on such date as the Central Government may, by notification, appoint, and different dates may be appointed for different provisions of this Act or for different States or Union territories.