1. SHORT TITLE, EXTENT AND COMMENCEMENT. –
(1) This Act may be called the Dangerous Machines (Regulation) Act, 1983.
(2) It extends to the whole of India.
(3) This section and clause (c) of Section 3 shall come into force at once in all the States and the remaining provisions of this Act shall come into force in a State on such date as the State Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint, and different dates may be appointed for different provisions of this Act; and any reference in any provision of this Act to the commencement of this Act shall in relation to any State be construed as a reference to the commencement of that provision in that State.