Topic: Section 1. Short title, extent and commencement

The Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, 1954


[Act No. 37 of 1954]                                                 [29th September 1954]

An Act to make provision for the prevention of adulteration of food

Be it enacted by Parliament in the Fifth Year of the Republic, of India as follow:

(1) This Act may be called the Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, 1954.

(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.