May 8, 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 Aadhaar (Targeted Delivery of Financial and Other Subsidies, Benefits and Services) Act, 2016

The Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research Act, 2011

The Actuaries Act, 2006

The Administrative Tribunals Act, 1985

The Admiralty (Jurisdiction and Settlement of Maritime Claims)Act, 2017

The Advocates Act, 1961

The Advocates Welfare Fund Act, 2001

The Aircraft Act, 1934

The Airports Authority of India Act, 1994

The Airports Economic Regulatory Authority of India Act, 2008

The Andhra Pradesh Legislative Council Act, 2005

The Andhra Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2014

The Anti-Hijacking Act, 2016

The Antiquities and Art Treasures Act, 1972

The Apprentices Act, 1961

The Arbitration and Conciliation Act, 1996

The Armed Forces Tribunal Act, 2007

The Arms Act, 1959

The Assam Rifles Act, 2006

The Atomic Energy Act, 1962

The Banking Companies (Acquisition and Transfer of Undertakings) Act, 1970

The Banking Regulation Act, 1949

The Banning of Unregulated Deposit Schemes Act, 2019

The Bihar Reorganisation Act, 2000

The Bihar Value Added Tax Act, 2005

The Biological Diversity Act, 2002

The Black Money (Undisclosed Foreign Income and Assets) and Imposition of Tax Act, 2015

The Boilers Act, 1923

The Bombay Civil Courts Act, 1869

The Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 2016

The Cable Television Networks (Regulation) Act, 1995

The Cantonments (House Accommodation) Act, 1923

The Cantonments Act, 2006

The Carriage by Air Act, 1972

The Carriage by Road Act, 2007

The Cattle-Trespass Act, 1871

The Census Act, 1948

The Central Boards of Revenue Act, 1963

The Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Admission) Act, 2006

The Central Educational Institutions (Reservations in Teachers Cadre) Act, 2019

The Central Goods and Services Tax (Extension to Jammu and Kashmir) Act, 2017

The Central Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017

The Central Industrial Security Force (Amendment and Validation) Act, 1999

The Central Road and Infrastructure Fund Act, 2000

The Central Silk Board Act, 1948

The Central Universities Act, 2009

The Central Vigilance Commission Act, 2003

The Chemical Weapons Convention Act, 2000

The Chit Funds Act, 1982

The Cigarettes and Other Tobacco Products (Prohibition of Advertisement and Regulation of Trade and Commerce, Production, Supply and Distribution) Act, 2003

The Cinematograph Act, 1952

The Citizenship Act, 1955

The Civil Liability for Nuclear Damage Act, 2010

The Clinical Establishments (Registration and Regulation) Act, 2010

The Coal India (Regulation of Transfers and Validation Act, 2000

The Coal Mines (Special Provisions) Act, 2015

The Coastal Aquaculture Authority Act, 2005

The Code of Civil Procedure Act, 1908

The Coinage Act, 2011

The Collection of Statistics Act, 2008

The Commercial Courts Act, 2015

The Commission of Sati (Prevention ) Act, 1987

The Commissions for Protection of Child Rights Act, 2005

The Commissions of Inquiry Act, 1952

The Companies Act, 2013

The Compensatory Afforestation Fund Act, 2016

The Competition Act, 2002

The Consumer Protection (Amendment) Act, 1991

The Consumer Protection Act, 1986

The Contempt of Courts Act, 1971

The Control of National Highways (Land and Traffic) Act, 2002

The Control of National Highways (Land and Traffic) Act, 2002

The Co-operative Societies Act, 1912

The Copyright Act, 1957

The Court Fees Act, 1870

The Credit Information Companies (Regulation) Act, 2005

The Customs Act, 1962

The Customs and Central Excise Laws (Repeal) Act, 2004

The Dadra and Nagar Haveli Act, 1961

The Damodar Valley Corporation Act, 1948

The Delhi Development Authority (Validation of Disciplinary Powers) Act, 1998

The Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Act, 2006

The Delhi Municipal Corporation (Validation of Electricity Tax) Act and Other Laws (Repeal) Act, 2002

The Delimitation Act, 2002

The Depositories Act, 1996

The Designs Act, 2000

The Diplomatic Relations (Vienna Convention) Act, 1972

The Direct-Tax Laws (Miscellaneous) Repeal Act, 2000

The Disaster Management Act, 2005

The Divorce Act, 1869

The Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961

The Dr. Rajendra Prasad Central Agricultural University Act, 2016

The Electricity Act, 2003

The Employees Compensation Act, 1923

The Employment of Manual Scavengers and Construction of Dry Latrines (Prohibition) Act, 1993

The Energy Conservation Act, 2001

The English and Foreign Languages University Act, 2006

The Environment (Protection) Act, 1986

The Epidemic Diseases Act, 1897

The Essential Commodities Act, 1955

The Extradition Act, 1962

The Factories Act, 1948

The Factoring Regulation Act, 2011

The Fatal Accidents Act, 1855

The Fiscal Responsibility and Budget Management Act, 2003

The Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006

The Footwear Design and Development Institute Act, 2017

The Foreign Aircraft (Exemption from Taxes and Duties on Fuel and Lubricants) Act, 2002

The Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010

The Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999

The Foreign Marriage Act, 1969

The Fugitive Economic Offenders Act, 2018

The General Clauses Act, 1897

The Geneva Conventions Act, 1960

The Geographical Indications of Goods (Registration and Protection) Act, 1999

The Goods and Services Tax (Compensation to States) Act, 2017

The Government Securities Act, 2006

The Gram Nyayalayas Act, 2008

The Haj Committee Act, 2002

The Hindu Marriage Act, 1955

The Human Immunodeficiency Virus and Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome (Prevention and Control) Act, 2017

The Immigration (Carriers Liability) Act, 2000

The Income-tax Act, 1961

The Indian Bar Councils Act, 1926

The Indian Bills of Lading Act, 1856

The Indian Carriage of Goods by Sea Act, 1925

The Indian Christian Marriage Act, 1872

The Indian Contract Act, 1872

The Indian Council of World Affairs Act, 2001

The Indian Easements Act, 1882

The Indian Evidence Act, 1872

The Indian Forest Act, 1927

The Indian Institute of Petroleum and Energy Act, 2017

The Indian Institutes of Information Technology (Public-private Partnership) Act, 2017

The Indian Institutes of Information Technology Act, 2014

The Indian Institutes of Management Act, 2017

The Indian Maritime University Act, 2008

The Indian Naval Armament Act, 1923

The Indian Nursing Council Act, 1947

The Indian Partnership Act, 1932

The Indian Penal Code

The Indian Ports Act, 1908

The Indian Post Office Act, 1898

The Indian Soldiers (Litigation) Act, 1925

The Indian Statistical Institute Act, 1959

The Indian Succession Act, 1925

The Indian Trusts Act, 1882

The Indian Wireless Telegraphy Act, 1933

The Indira Gandhi National Tribal University Act, 2007

The Industrial Development Bank (Transfer of Undertaking and Repeal) Act, 2003

The Information Technology Act, 2000

The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016

The Institutes of Technology Act, 1961

The Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority Act, 1999

The Integrated Goods and Services Tax (Extension to Jammu and Kashmir) Act, 2017

The Integrated Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017

The Jawaharlal Institute of Post-Graduate Medical Education and Research, Puducherry, Act 2008

The Joint-Stock Companies

The Judges (Protection) Act, 1985

The Juvenile Justice (Care and Protection of Children) Act, 2015

The Land Improvement Loans Act, 1883

The Land Ports Authority of India Act, 2010

The Leaders and Chief Whips of Recognised Parties and Groups in Parliament (Facilities) Act, 1998

The Leaders And Chief Whips of Recognised Parties And Groups in Parliament (Facilities) Amendment Act, 2000

The Legal Metrology Act, 2009

The Legal Representatives Suits Act, 1855

The Limitation Act, 1963

The Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008

The Lokpal and Lokayuktas Act, 2013

The Lotteries (Regulation) Act, 1998

The Madhya Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2000

The Mahatma Gandhi National Rural Employment Guarantee Act, 2005

The Maintenance and Welfare of Parents and Senior Citizens Act, 2007

The Manipur University Act, 2005

The Maternity Benefit Act, 1961

The Mental Health Act, 1987

The Mental Healthcare Act, 2017

The Merchant Shipping Act, 1958

The Metro Railways (Operation and Maintenance) Act, 2002

The Micro, Small and Medium Enterprises Development Act, 2006

The Mines Act, 1952

The Minimum Wages Act, 1948

The Mizoram University Act, 2000

The Motor Vehicles Act, 1988

The Multimodal Transportation of Goods Act, 1993

The Multi-State Co-operative Societies Act, 2002

The Municipal Taxation Act, 1881

The Muslim Women (Protection of Rights on Marriage) Act, 2019

The Nalanda University Act, 2010

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

The National Cadet Corps Act, 1948

The National Capital Territory of Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Act, 2007

The National Capital Territory of Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Second Act, 2009

The National Capital Territory of Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Act, 2009

The National Capital Territory of Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Second Act, 2011

The National Capital Territory of Delhi Laws (Special Provisions) Act, 2011

The National Commission for Backward Classes (Repeal) Act, 2018

The National Commission for Backward Classes Act, 1993

The National Commission for Minorities Act, 1992

The National Commission for Minority Educational Institutes Act, 2004

The National Environment Appellate Authority Act, 1997

The National Food Security Act, 2013

The National Green Tribunal Act, 2010

The National Highways Act, 1956

The National Institute of Fashion Technology Act, 2006

The National Institute of Mental Health and Neuro-Sciences, Bangalore Act, 2012

The National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research Act, 1998

The National Institutes of Technology, Science Education and Research Act, 2007

The National Investigation Agency Act, 2008

The National Judicial Appointments Commission Act, 2014

The National Jute Board Act, 2008

The National Rural Employment Guarantee (Extension to Jammu and Kashmir) Act, 2007

The National Sports University Act

The National Trust for Welfare of Persons with Autism, Cerebral Palsy, Mental Retardation and Multiple Disabilities Act, 1999

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

The National Waterways Act, 2016

The Negotiable Instruments Act, 1881

The New Delhi International Arbtration Centre Act, 2019

The Notaries Act, 1952

The Obstructions in Fairways Act, 1881

The Official Languages Act, 1963

The Official Secrets Act, 1923

The Offshore Areas Mineral (Development and Regulation) Act, 2002

The Oriental Gas Company

The Orissa (Alteration of Name) Act, 2011

The Panjab District Boards Act, 1883

The Parsi Marriage and Divorce Act, 1936

The Patents Act, 1970

The Payment and Settlement Systems Act, 2007

The Payment of Wages Act, 1936

The Pension Fund Regulatory and Development Authority Act, 2013

The Pensions Act, 1871

The Petroleum Act, 1934

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board Act, 2006

The Pharmacy Act, 1948

The Places of Worship (Special Provisions) Act, 1991

The Pondicherry (Administration) Act, 1962

The Pondicherry (Alteration of Name) Act, 2006

The Powers-of-Attorney Act, 1882

The Pre-conception and Pre-natal Diagnostic Techniques (Prohibition of Sex Selection) Act, 1994

The Presidency Small Cause Courts Act, 1882

The Prevention and Control of Infectious and Contagious Diseases in Animals Act, 2009

The Prevention of Corruption Act, 1988

The Prevention of Food Adulteration Act, 1954

The Prevention of Money-Laundering Act, 2002

The Prevention of Terrorism (Repeal) Act, 2004

The Prisoners (Attendance in Courts) Act, 1955

The Prisoners Act, 1900

The Private Security Agencies (Regulation) Act, 2005

The Probation of Offenders Act, 1958

The Produce Cess Laws (Abolition) Act, 2006

The Prohibition of Child Marriage Act, 2006

The Prohibition of Employment as Manual Scavengers and their Rehabilitation Act, 2013

The Protection of Children from Sexual Offences Act, 2012

The Protection of Civil Rights Act, 1955

The Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993

The Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers Rights Act, 2001

The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005

The Protection of Women from Domestic Violence Act, 2005

The Provident Funds Act, 1925

The Provisions of the Panchayats (Extension to the Scheduled Areas) Act, 1996

The Public Records Act, 1993

The Railway Protection Force Act, 1957

The Railways Act, 1989

The Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology Act, 2007

The Rajiv Gandhi National Aviation University Act, 2013

The Rajiv Gandhi National Institute of Youth Development Act, 2012

The Rajiv Gandhi University Act, 2006

The Rani Lakshmi Bai Central Agricultural University Act, 2014

The Real Estate (Regulation and Development) Act, 2016

The Regional Centre for Biotechnology Act, 2016

The Registration Act, 1908

The Rehabilitation Council of India Act, 1992

The Religious Societies Act, 1880

The Repatriation of Prisoners Act, 2003

The Repealing and Amending (Second) Act, 2017

The Repealing and Amending Act, 2017

The Reserve Bank (Transfer to Public Ownership) Act, 1948

The Right of Children to Free and Compulsory Education Act, 2009

The Right of Information Act, 2005

The Right to Fair Compensation and Transparency in Land Acquisition, Rehabilitation and Resettlement Act, 2013

The Rights of Persons with Disabilities Act, 2016

The River Boards Act, 1956

The SAARC Convention (Suppression of Terrorism) Act, 1993

The Sale of Goods Act, 1930

The Salt Cess Act, 1953

The Sashastra Seema Bal Act, 2007

The Scheduled Castes and the Scheduled Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, 1989

The Scheduled Tribes and Other Traditional Forest Dwellers (Recognition of Forest Rights) Act, 2006

The School of Planning and Architecture Act, 2014

The Science and Engineering Research Board Act, 2008

The Seaward Artillery Practice Act, 1949

The Securities and Exchange Board of India Act, 1992

The Securitisation and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Security Interest Act, 2002

The Semiconductor Integrated Circuits Layout-Design Act, 2000

The Sexual Harassment of Women at Workplace (Prevention, Prohibition and Redressal) Act, 2013

The Sick Industrial Companies (Special Provisions) Repeal Act, 2003

The Sikkim University Act, 2006

The Societies Registration Act, 1860

The South Asian University Act, 2008

The Special Economic Zones Act, 2005

The Special Marriage Act, 1954

The Specific Relief Act, 1963

The Specified Bank Notes (Cessation of Liabilties) Act, 2017

The Sports Broadcasting Signals (Mandatory Sharing with Prasar Bharati) Act, 2007

The State Bank of India Act, 1955

The State Emblem of India (Prohibition of Improper Use) Act, 2005

The State of Nagaland Act, 1962

The Street Vendors (Protection of Livelihood and Regulation of Street Vending) Act, 2014

The Sugar Cess Act, 1982

The Sugarcane Act, 1934

The Suppression of Unlawful Acts Against Safety of Maritime Navigation and Fixed Platforms on Continental Shelf Act, 2002

The Tamil Nadu Legislative Council Act, 2010

The Tea Act, 1953

The Technology Development Board Act, 1995

The Telecom Regulatory Authority of India Act, 1997

The Territorial Army Act, 1948

The Textile Undertakings (Nationalisation) Act, 1995

The Trade Marks Act, 1999

The Trade Unions Act, 1926

The Transfer of Property Act, 1882

The Tripura University Act, 2006

The Tyre Corporation of India Limited (Disinvestment of Ownership) Act, 2007

The Union Duties of Excise (Electricity) Distribution Repeal Act, 2006

The Union Territory Goods and Services Tax Act, 2017

The Unit Trust of India (Transfer of Undertaking and Repeal) Act, 2002

The University of Allahabad Act, 2005

The Unorganised Workers Social Security Act, 2008

The Uttar Pradesh Reorganisation Act, 2000

The Uttaranchal (Alteration of Name) Act, 2006

The Waqf Act, 1995

The Warehousing (Development and Regulation) Act, 2007

The Weapons of Mass Destruction and their Delivery Systems (Prohibition of Unlawful Activities) Act, 2005

The Whistle Blowers Protection Act, 2014

The Wild Life (Protection) Act, 1972

The Working Journalists (Fixation of Rates of Wages) Act, 1958