Section 1: Short title, extent and commencement

The Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008

Act No. 6 of 2009
7th January, 2009

An Act to make provisions for the formation and regulation of limited liability partnerships and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.
BE it enacted by Parliament in the Fifty-ninth Year of the Republic of India as follows:—


Section 1: Short title, extent and commencement

1. (1) This Act may be called the Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008.

(2) It extends to the whole of India.

(3) It shall come into force on such date1 as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint:

Provided that 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.


1. 31st March, 2009, vide notification No. S.O. 891 (E), dated 31st March, 2009, see Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Sec. 3(ii).

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