1. Short title, extent and commencement

(-1) This Act may be called the Kerala Panchayat Raj Act, 1994.

  1. It extends to the whole of the State of Kerala except the areas which are within the limits of the Cantonments, Nagar Panchayats, Municipal Councils, Municipal Corporations and the Industrial areas of the State.
  2. It shall come into force at once.