1. Short title, extent and commencement

  1. This Act may be called the Travancore-Cochin Literary, Scientific and Charitable Societies Registration Act, 1955.
  2. It extends to the whole of the State of 3[Kerala excluding the Malabar District] and shall come into force on such date as the Government may, by notification in the Gazette, appoint. The Act came into force from 20-8-1955, vide Notification No. Em.8-4032/55/EHL dated 13-08-1955.4

Substituted by the Kerala Adaptation of Laws Order, 1956.
The Act came into force from 20—8—1955, vide Notification No. Em.8-4032/55/EHL dated 13-08-1955