Section 1: Short Title, Extent And Commencement | The Special Marriage Act, 1954

Bare Act

(1) This Act may be called the Special Marriage Act, 1954.

(2) It extends to the whole of India, and applies also to citizens of India domiciled in the territories to which this Act extends who are in the State of Jammu and Kashmir.

(3) It shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint.

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