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Election in India

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THE NARCOTIC DRUGS AND PSYCHOTROPIC SUBSTANCES (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2001 ACT NO. 9 OF 2001 [9th May, 2001.] An Act further to amend the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985. BE it enacted by Parliament in the Fifty-second Year of the Republic of India as follows:- 1. Short title and commencement. 1. Short title and commencement.-(1) This Act may be called the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances (Amendment) Act, 2001. (2) It shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint; and different dates may be appointed for different provisions of this Act, and any reference in any provision to the commencement of this Act shall be construed as a reference to the coming into force of that provision. 2. Amendment of section 1. 2. Amendment of section 1.-In the Narcotic Drugs and Psychotropic Substances Act, 1985 (61 of 1985) (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act), in section 1, in sub-section (2), after the words "whole of India", the following shall be inserted, namely:- "and it applies also- (a) to all citizens of India outside India; (b) to all persons on ships and aircrafts registered in India, wherever they may be". 3. Amendment of section 2. 3. Amendment of section 2.-In section 2 of the principal Act,- (a) for clause (i), the following clause shall be substituted, namely:- '(i) "addict" means a person who has dependence on any narcotic drug or psychotropic substance;'; (b) clause (viia) shall be relettered as clause (viid) and before clause (viid) as so relettered, the following clauses shall be inserted, namely:- '(viia) "commercial quantity", in relation to narcotic drugs and psychotropic substances, means any quantity greater than the quantity specified by the Central Government by notification in the Official Gazette; (viib) "controlled delivery" means the technique of allowing illicit or suspect consignments of narcotic drugs, psychotropic substances, controlled substances...

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