Section 1 in The Uttaranchal (Alteration of Name) Act, 2006

Title: Short title and commencement

Description: (1) This Act may be called the Uttaranchal (Alteration of Name) Act, 2006. (2) It shall come into force on such date1 as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint. 1. 1st January, 2007, vide notification No. GSR 779(E), dated 29th December, 2006, see Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, sec. 3(ii).

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 Uttaranchal.

Title: Alteration of name of the State of Uttaranchal

Description: As from the appointed day, the State of Uttaranchal shall be known as the State of Uttarakhand.

Title: Amendment of First Schedule to the Constitution

Description: In the First Schedule to the Constitution, under the heading "I. THE STATES", in entry 27, under the column "Name", for the word "Uttaranchal", the word "Uttarakhand" shall be substituted.

Title: Amendment of Fourth Schedule to the Constitution

Description: In the Fourth Schedule to the Constitution, under the heading "TABLE", in entry 18, in the second column, for the word "Uttarachal" the word "Uttarakhand" shall be substituted.