Section 1 of MSMED Act, 2006: Short title and commencement of MSMED Act 2006

The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Act, 2006
[No. 27 of 2006]
[16th June, 2006]

An Act to provide for facilitating the promotion and development and enhancing the competitiveness of micro, small and medium enterprises and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
WHEREAS a declaration as to expediency of control of certain industries by the Union was made under section 2 of the Industries (Development and Regulation) Act, 1951;
AND WHEREAS it is expedient to provide for facilitating the promotion and development and enhancing the competitiveness of micro, small and medium enterprises and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto;
BE it enacted by Parliament in the Fifty-seventh Year of the Republic of India as follows:—

Chapter-I Preliminary

Section 1: Short title and commencement.

1. (1) This Act may be called the Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Act, 2006.

(2) It shall come into force on such date1 as the Central Government may, by notification, appoint; and different dates may be appointed for different provisions of this Act and any reference in any such provision to the commencement of this Act shall be construed as a reference to the coming into force of that provision.


Notifications & Circulars

1. 2nd October, 2006, vide notification No. S.O. 1154(E) dated 18th July, 2006, see Gazette of India, Extraordinary Part II sec.3(ii).


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