(1) This Act may be called the Cine-workers Welfare Fund Act, 1981.
(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.
1. 1st November, 1984, vide notification No. G.S.R. 721(E), dated 12th October, 1984, see Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part I, sec. 3 (i).