# 1. Short title and commencement
# Bare Act
# Section 1(1)
This Act may be called the Personal Data Protection Act, 2019.
# Section 1(2)
It shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, 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.
The provisions of this act will come into effect on the date notified by Central Government.