Section 1: Short title extent and commencement

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The Commercial Courts Act, 2015

ACT NO. 4 OF 2016

[31st December, 2015.]

An Act to provide for the constitution of Commercial Courts, 1[Commercial Appellate Courts,] Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division in the High Courts for adjudicating commercial disputes of specified value and matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

BE it enacted by Parliament in the Sixty-sixth Year of the Republic of India as follows:—

CHAPTER I 

Preliminary

Section 1: Short title, extent and commencement.

1. 2[(1). This Act may be called the Commercial Courts Act, 2015.]

(2). It extends to the whole of India 3[***].

(3). It shall be deemed to have come into force on the 23rd day of October, 2015.


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Amendments:

1. Inserted by the Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Courts (Amendment) Act, 2018 (w.e.f. 3-5-2018).
2. Substituted by the Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Courts (Amendment) Act, 2018, for words “(1) This Act may be called the Commercial Courts, Commercial Division and Commercial Appellate Division of High Courts Act, 2015.” (w.e.f. 3-5-2018).

3. The words “except the State of Jammu and Kashmir” omitted by Act 34 of 2019, s. 95 and the fifth Schedule (w.e.f. 31- 10-2019).

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