This content is restricted to site members. If you are an existing user, please log in. New users may register below.Existing Users Log InUsername or EmailPassword Remember Me Forgot password? Click here to resetNew User? Click here to register Post navigation General Clauses Act, 1897 – Section 5 – Central Act – Date of enforcement – No specified date mentioned from which Act comes into force – In such case, Act comes into operation on the day on which it receives President’s assent. Section 5 is applicable only when the Act does not express any date with effect from which the Act would come into force. It will apply to such cases where there is no provision like Section 1(3) of the Act or Section 1(2) of the 44th Constitutional Amendment. Urban Land–State has not taken possession of surplus land–Proceeding came to be abated under Repeal Act.