Section 1 in The Orissa (Alteration of Name) Act, 2011

Title: Short title and commencement

Description: (1) This Act may be called the Orissa (Alteration of Name) Act, 2011. (2) It shall come into force on such date1 as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint. 1. 1st November, 2011, vide notification No. G.S.R. 791(E), dated 1st November, 2011, see Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, sec. 3 (i).

Title: Definitions

Description: In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires,— (a) "appointed day" means the date appointed under sub-section (2) of section 1 for the coming into force of this Act; (b) "appropriate Government" means, as respects a law relating to a matter enumerated in List I in the Seventh Schedule to the Constitution, the Central Government, and as respects any other law, the State Government; (c) "law" includes any enactment, Ordinance, regulation, order, bye-law, rule, scheme, notification or other instrument having the force of law in the whole or any part of the State of Orissa

Title: Alteration of name of State of Orissa

Description: As from the appointed day, the State of Orissa shall be known as the State of Odisha.

Title: Amendment of article 164

Description: In article 164 of the Constitution, in clause (1), in the proviso, for the word "Orissa", the word "Odisha" shall be substituted.

Title: Amendment of article 273.

Description: In article 273, in clause (1), for the word "Orissa", the word "Odisha" shall be substituted.