Section No. – 1: Short Title and Commencement.—
(1) This Act may be called the Value Added Tax and Supplementary Duty Act, 2012.
(2) The Chapter Two, Chapter Twelve and Chapter Fifteen, and sections 128, 132, 134, and 135 of this Act shall come into force at once.
(3) Save and except the Chapters and Sections mentioned in sub-section (2), the other Chapters and Sections of this Act shall come into force on such date as the Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, appoint.