The Trade and Merchandise Marks Act,1958
Section 1. Short title extent and commencement
[Act No. 43 of 1958]
An Act to provide for the registration and better protection of trade marks and for the prevention of the use of fraudulent marks on merchandise
Be it enacted by Parliament in the Ninth Year of the Republic of India as follows:
(1) The Act may be called the Trade and Merchandise Marks Act,1958.
(2) It extends to the whole of India.1
(3) It shall come into force on such date2 as the Central Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, appoint.
1. Extended to Goa, Daman and Diu by Reg. 12 of 1962, Sec. 3 and Schedule; to Dadra and Nagar Haveli by Reg. 6 of 1963, Sec. 2 and Sch. 1: to Pondicherry by Reg. 2 of 1963, Sec. 3 and Sch. 1.
2. 25th November 1959. See Gazette of India, Extraordinary,1959, Pt. II. Sec. 3(ii), p. 583.