July 31, 2021

Bare Acts

This page contains Bare Acts for all prevalent laws in India in alphabetical order. Click on the Act to view the Bare Act. The page contains 350 laws so use Ctrl+F or search within the page to find the law quickly.

  1. The Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016
  2. The Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research Act, 2011
  3. The Actuaries Act, 2006
  4. The Administrative Tribunals Act, 1985
  5. The Admiralty (Jurisdiction and Settlement of Maritime Claims)Act, 2017
  6. The Advocates Act, 1961
  7. The Advocates Welfare Fund Act, 2001
  8. The Aircraft Act, 1934
  9. The Airports Authority of India Act, 1994
  10. The Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India Act, 2008
  11. The Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council Act, 2005
  12. The Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014
  13. The Anti-Hijacking Act, 2016
  14. The Antiquities and Art Treasures Act, 1972
  15. The Apprentices Act, 1961
  16. The Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996
  17. The Armed Forces Tribunal Act, 2007
  18. The Arms Act, 1959
  19. The Assam Rifles Act, 2006
  20. The Atomic Energy Act, 1962
  21. The Banking Companies (Acquisition and Transfer of Undertakings) Act, 1970
  22. The Banking Regulation Act, 1949
  23. The Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Act, 2019
  24. The Bihar Reorganisation Act, 2000
  25. The Bihar Value Added Tax Act, 2005
  26. The Biological Diversity Act, 2002
  27. The Black Money (Undisclosed Foreign Income and Assets) and Imposition of Tax Act, 2015
  28. The Boilers Act, 1923
  29. The Bombay Civil Courts Act, 1869
  30. The Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 2016
  31. The Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Act, 1995
  32. The Cantonments (House Accommodation) Act, 1923
  33. The Cantonments Act, 2006
  34. The Carriage by Air Act, 1972
  35. The Carriage by Road Act, 2007
  36. The Cattle-Trespass Act, 1871
  37. The Census Act, 1948
  38. The Central Boards of Revenue Act, 1963
  39. The Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admission) Act, 2006
  40. The Central Educational Institutions (Reservations in Teachers Cadre) Act, 2019
  41. The Central Goods and Services Tax (Extension to Jammu and Kashmir) Act, 2017
  42. The Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017
  43. The Central Industrial Security Force (Amendment and Validation) Act, 1999
  44. The Central Road and Infrastructure Fund Act, 2000
  45. The Central Silk Board Act, 1948
  46. The Central Universities Act, 2009
  47. The Central Vigilance Commission Act, 2003
  48. The Chemical Weapons Convention Act, 2000
  49. The Chit Funds Act, 1982
  50. The Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) Act, 2003
  51. The Cinematograph Act, 1952
  52. The Citizenship Act, 1955
  53. The Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Act, 2010
  54. The Clinical Establishments (Registration and Regulation) Act, 2010
  55. The Coal India (Regulation of Transfers and Validation Act, 2000
  56. The Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Act, 2015
  57. The Coastal Aquaculture Authority Act, 2005
  58. The Code of Civil Procedure Act, 1908
  59. The Coinage Act, 2011
  60. The Collection of Statistics Act, 2008
  61. The Commercial Courts Act, 2015
  62. The Commission of Sati (Prevention ) Act, 1987
  63. The Commissions for Protection of Child Rights Act, 2005
  64. The Commissions of Inquiry Act, 1952
  65. The Companies Act, 2013
  66. The Compensatory Afforestation Fund Act, 2016
  67. The Competition Act, 2002
  68. The Consumer Protection (Amendment) Act, 1991
  69. The Consumer Protection Act, 1986
  70. The Contempt of Courts Act, 1971
  71. The Control of National Highways (Land and Traffic) Act, 2002
  72. The Control of National Highways (Land and Traffic) Act, 2002
  73. The Co-operative Societies Act, 1912
  74. The Copyright Act, 1957
  75. The Court Fees Act, 1870
  76. The Credit Information Companies (Regulation) Act, 2005
  77. The Customs Act, 1962
  78. The Customs and Central Excise Laws (Repeal) Act, 2004
  79. The Dadra and Nagar Haveli Act, 1961
  80. The Damodar Valley Corporation Act, 1948
  81. The Delhi Development Authority (Validation of Disciplinary Powers) Act, 1998
  82. The Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Act, 2006
  83. The Delhi Municipal Corporation (Validation of Electricity Tax) Act and Other Laws (Repeal) Act, 2002
  84. The Delimitation Act, 2002
  85. The Depositories Act, 1996
  86. The Designs Act, 2000
  87. The Diplomatic Relations (Vienna Convention) Act, 1972
  88. The Direct-Tax Laws (Miscellaneous) Repeal Act, 2000
  89. The Disaster Management Act, 2005
  90. The Divorce Act, 1869
  91. The Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961
  92. The Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University Act, 2016
  93. The Electricity Act, 2003
  94. The Employees Compensation Act, 1923
  95. The Employment of Manual Scavengers and Construction of Dry Latrines (Prohibition) Act, 1993
  96. The Energy Conservation Act, 2001
  97. The English and Foreign Languages University Act, 2006
  98. The Environment (Protection) Act, 1986
  99. The Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897
  100. The Essential Commodities Act, 1955
  101. The Extradition Act, 1962
  102. The Factories Act, 1948
  103. The Factoring Regulation Act, 2011
  104. The Fatal Accidents Act, 1855
  105. The Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act, 2003
  106. The Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006
  107. The Footwear Design and Development Institute Act, 2017
  108. The Foreign Aircraft (Exemption from Taxes and Duties on Fuel and Lubricants) Act, 2002
  109. The Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010
  110. The Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999
  111. The Foreign Marriage Act, 1969
  112. The Fugitive Economic Offenders Act, 2018
  113. The General Clauses Act, 1897
  114. The Geneva Conventions Act, 1960
  115. The Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act, 1999
  116. The Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Act, 2017
  117. The Government Securities Act, 2006
  118. The Gram Nyayalayas Act, 2008
  119. The Haj Committee Act, 2002
  120. The Hindu Marriage Act, 1955
  121. The Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (Prevention and Control) Act, 2017
  122. The Immigration (Carriers Liability) Act, 2000
  123. The Income-tax Act, 1961
  124. The Indian Bar Councils Act, 1926
  125. The Indian Bills of Lading Act, 1856
  126. The Indian Carriage of Goods by Sea Act, 1925
  127. The Indian Christian Marriage Act, 1872
  128. The Indian Contract Act, 1872
  129. The Indian Council of World Affairs Act, 2001
  130. The Indian Easements Act, 1882
  131. The Indian Evidence Act, 1872
  132. The Indian Forest Act, 1927
  133. The Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy Act, 2017
  134. The Indian Institutes of Information Technology (Public-private Partnership) Act, 2017
  135. The Indian Institutes of Information Technology Act, 2014
  136. The Indian Institutes of Management Act, 2017
  137. The Indian Maritime University Act, 2008
  138. The Indian Naval Armament Act, 1923
  139. The Indian Nursing Council Act, 1947
  140. The Indian Partnership Act, 1932
  141. The Indian Penal Code
  142. The Indian Ports Act, 1908
  143. The Indian Post Office Act, 1898
  144. The Indian Soldiers (Litigation) Act, 1925
  145. The Indian Statistical Institute Act, 1959
  146. The Indian Succession Act, 1925
  147. The Indian Trusts Act, 1882
  148. The Indian Wireless Telegraphy Act, 1933
  149. The Indira Gandhi National Tribal University Act, 2007
  150. The Industrial Development Bank (Transfer of Undertaking and Repeal) Act, 2003
  151. The Information Technology Act, 2000
  152. The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016
  153. The Institutes of Technology Act, 1961
  154. The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority Act, 1999
  155. The Integrated Goods and Services Tax (Extension to Jammu and Kashmir) Act, 2017
  156. The Integrated Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017
  157. The Jawaharlal Institute of Post-Graduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, Act 2008
  158. The Joint-Stock Companies
  159. The Judges (Protection) Act, 1985
  160. The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015
  161. The Land Improvement Loans Act, 1883
  162. The Land Ports Authority of India Act, 2010
  163. The Leaders and Chief Whips of Recognised Parties and Groups in Parliament (Facilities) Act, 1998
  164. The Leaders And Chief Whips of Recognised Parties And Groups in Parliament (Facilities) Amendment Act, 2000
  165. The Legal Metrology Act, 2009
  166. The Legal Representatives Suits Act, 1855
  167. The Limitation Act, 1963
  168. The Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008
  169. The Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013
  170. The Lotteries (Regulation) Act, 1998
  171. The Madhya Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2000
  172. The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005
  173. The Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007
  174. The Manipur University Act, 2005
  175. The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961
  176. The Mental Health Act, 1987
  177. The Mental Healthcare Act, 2017
  178. The Merchant Shipping Act, 1958
  179. The Metro Railways (Operation and Maintenance) Act, 2002
  180. The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Act, 2006
  181. The Mines Act, 1952
  182. The Minimum Wages Act, 1948
  183. The Mizoram University Act, 2000
  184. The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988
  185. The Multimodal Transportation of Goods Act, 1993
  186. The Multi-State Co-operative Societies Act, 2002
  187. The Municipal Taxation Act, 1881
  188. The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act, 2019
  189. The Nalanda University Act, 2010
  190. The Nation Waterway (Kakinada-Puducherry Stretch of Canals and the Kaluvelly Tank, Bhadrachalam-Rajahmundry Stretch of River Dodavari and Wazirabad-Vijayawada Stretch of River Krishna) Act, 2008
  191. The National Cadet Corps Act, 1948
  192. The National Capital Territory of Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Act, 2007
  193. The National Capital Territory of Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Second Act, 2009
  194. The National Capital Territory of Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Act, 2009
  195. The National Capital Territory of Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Second Act, 2011
  196. The National Capital Territory of Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Act, 2011
  197. The National Commission for Backward Classes (Repeal) Act, 2018
  198. The National Commission for Backward Classes Act, 1993
  199. The National Commission for Minorities Act, 1992
  200. The National Commission for Minority Educational Institutes Act, 2004
  201. The National Environment Appellate Authority Act, 1997
  202. The National Food Security Act, 2013
  203. The National Green Tribunal Act, 2010
  204. The National Highways Act, 1956
  205. The National Institute of Fashion Technology Act, 2006
  206. The National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences, Bangalore Act, 2012
  207. The National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research Act, 1998
  208. The National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research Act, 2007
  209. The National Investigation Agency Act, 2008
  210. The National Judicial Appointments Commission Act, 2014
  211. The National Jute Board Act, 2008
  212. The National Rural Employment Guarantee (Extension to Jammu and Kashmir) Act, 2007
  213. The National Sports University Act
  214. The National Trust for Welfare of Persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation and Multiple Disabilities Act, 1999
  215. The National Waterway (Talcher-Dhamra Stretch of Rivers, Geonkhali-Charbatia Stretch of East Coast Canal, Charbatia-Dhamra Stretch of Matai River and Mahanadi Delta Rivers) Act, 2008
  216. The National Waterways Act, 2016
  217. The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881
  218. The New Delhi International Arbtration Centre Act, 2019
  219. The Notaries Act, 1952
  220. The Obstructions in Fairways Act, 1881
  221. The Official Languages Act, 1963
  222. The Official Secrets Act, 1923
  223. The Offshore Areas Mineral (Development and Regulation) Act, 2002
  224. The Oriental Gas Company
  225. The Orissa (Alteration of Name) Act, 2011
  226. The Panjab District Boards Act, 1883
  227. The Parsi Marriage and Divorce Act, 1936
  228. The Patents Act, 1970
  229. The Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007
  230. The Payment of Wages Act, 1936
  231. The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority Act, 2013
  232. The Pensions Act, 1871
  233. The Petroleum Act, 1934
  234. The Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board Act, 2006
  235. The Pharmacy Act, 1948
  236. The Places of Worship (Special Provisions) Act, 1991
  237. The Pondicherry (Administration) Act, 1962
  238. The Pondicherry (Alteration of Name) Act, 2006
  239. The Powers-of-Attorney Act, 1882
  240. The Pre-conception and Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act, 1994
  241. The Presidency Small Cause Courts Act, 1882
  242. The Prevention and Control of Infectious and Contagious Diseases in Animals Act, 2009
  243. The Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988
  244. The Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, 1954
  245. The Prevention of Money-Laundering Act, 2002
  246. The Prevention of Terrorism (Repeal) Act, 2004
  247. The Prisoners (Attendance in Courts) Act, 1955
  248. The Prisoners Act, 1900
  249. The Private Security Agencies (Regulation) Act, 2005
  250. The Probation of Offenders Act, 1958
  251. The Produce Cess Laws (Abolition) Act, 2006
  252. The Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, 2006
  253. The Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013
  254. The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012
  255. The Protection of Civil Rights Act, 1955
  256. The Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993
  257. The Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers Rights Act, 2001
  258. The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005
  259. The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005
  260. The Provident Funds Act, 1925
  261. The Provisions of the Panchayats (Extension to the Scheduled Areas) Act, 1996
  262. The Public Records Act, 1993
  263. The Railway Protection Force Act, 1957
  264. The Railways Act, 1989
  265. The Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology Act, 2007
  266. The Rajiv Gandhi National Aviation University Act, 2013
  267. The Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development Act, 2012
  268. The Rajiv Gandhi University Act, 2006
  269. The Rani Lakshmi Bai Central Agricultural University Act, 2014
  270. The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016
  271. The Regional Centre for Biotechnology Act, 2016
  272. The Registration Act, 1908
  273. The Rehabilitation Council of India Act, 1992
  274. The Religious Societies Act, 1880
  275. The Repatriation of Prisoners Act, 2003
  276. The Repealing and Amending (Second) Act, 2017
  277. The Repealing and Amending Act, 2017
  278. The Reserve Bank (Transfer to Public Ownership) Act, 1948
  279. The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009
  280. The Right of Information Act, 2005
  281. The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013
  282. The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016
  283. The River Boards Act, 1956
  284. The SAARC Convention (Suppression of Terrorism) Act, 1993
  285. The Sale of Goods Act, 1930
  286. The Salt Cess Act, 1953
  287. The Sashastra Seema Bal Act, 2007
  288. The Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989
  289. The Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006
  290. The School of Planning and Architecture Act, 2014
  291. The Science and Engineering Research Board Act, 2008
  292. The Seaward Artillery Practice Act, 1949
  293. The Securities and Exchange Board of India Act, 1992
  294. The Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest Act, 2002
  295. The Semiconductor Integrated Circuits Layout-Design Act, 2000
  296. The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013
  297. The Sick Industrial Companies (Special Provisions) Repeal Act, 2003
  298. The Sikkim University Act, 2006
  299. The Societies Registration Act, 1860
  300. The South Asian University Act, 2008
  301. The Special Economic Zones Act, 2005
  302. The Special Marriage Act, 1954
  303. The Specific Relief Act, 1963
  304. The Specified Bank Notes (Cessation of Liabilties) Act, 2017
  305. The Sports Broadcasting Signals (Mandatory Sharing with Prasar Bharati) Act, 2007
  306. The State Bank of India Act, 1955
  307. The State Emblem of India (Prohibition of Improper Use) Act, 2005
  308. The State of Nagaland Act, 1962
  309. The Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Act, 2014
  310. The Sugar Cess Act, 1982
  311. The Sugarcane Act, 1934
  312. The Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against Safety of Maritime Navigation and Fixed Platforms on Continental Shelf Act, 2002
  313. The Tamil Nadu Legislative Council Act, 2010
  314. The Tea Act, 1953
  315. The Technology Development Board Act, 1995
  316. The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Act, 1997
  317. The Territorial Army Act, 1948
  318. The Textile Undertakings (Nationalisation) Act, 1995
  319. The Trade Marks Act, 1999
  320. The Trade Unions Act, 1926
  321. The Transfer of Property Act, 1882
  322. The Tripura University Act, 2006
  323. The Tyre Corporation of India Limited (Disinvestment of Ownership) Act, 2007
  324. The Union Duties of Excise (Electricity) Distribution Repeal Act, 2006
  325. The Union Territory Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017
  326. The Unit Trust of India (Transfer of Undertaking and Repeal) Act, 2002
  327. The University of Allahabad Act, 2005
  328. The Unorganised Workers Social Security Act, 2008
  329. The Uttar Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2000
  330. The Uttaranchal (Alteration of Name) Act, 2006
  331. The Waqf Act, 1995
  332. The Warehousing (Development and Regulation) Act, 2007
  333. The Weapons of Mass Destruction and their Delivery Systems (Prohibition of Unlawful Activities) Act, 2005
  334. The Whistle Blowers Protection Act, 2014
  335. The Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972
  336. The Working Journalists (Fixation of Rates of Wages) Act, 1958

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