Here we will see Section 1 of Dowry Prohibition Act.
Section 1 of Dowry Prohibition Act As Per The Central Government Act
1. Short title, extent and commencement.—
(1) This Act may be called the Dowry Prohibition Act, 1961.
(2) It extends to the whole of India except the State of Jammu and Kashmir.
(3) It shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint.