# 1    Short title and extent

(1) This Act may be called the Poisons Act, 1919.

1 [(2) It extends to the whole of India:

Provided that it shall not apply to the State of Jammu and Kashmir* except to the extent to which the provisions of this Act relate to the importation into India of any specified poison.]

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  • 1. Subs. by Act 47 of 1958, s. 2, for the former sub-section <i>(2)</i>.

  • *. <i>Vide</i> Notification No. S.O. 3912 (E), dated 30th October, 2019, this Act is made applicable to the Union territory of Jammu and Kashmir and the Union territory of Ladakh.

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