PRELIMINARY CENTRAL EXCISE ACT
THE CENTRAL EXCISE ACT, 1944
SECTION 1. Short title, extent and commencement. -
(1) This Act may be called the Central Excise Act, 1944.
(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 in this behalf.