Misuse of Drugs Act, 1984

Short title, commencement, collective citation and construction.

16.—(1) This Act may be cited as the Misuse of Drugs Act, 1984.

(2) This Act shall come into operation on such day or days as may be fixed therefor by order or orders of the Minister, either generally or with reference to any particular purpose or provision of this Act, and different days may be so fixed for different such purposes or provisions.

(3) The Principal Act and this Act may be cited together as the Misuse of Drugs Acts, 1977 and 1984, and shall be construed together as one Act.