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INDIAN TOLLS ACT, 1864, (CENTRAL)

Ministry of Law and Justice

Act nº 15 of 1864


  • Schedules
  • Act nº 15 of 1864

Preamble

THE INDIAN TOLLS ACT, 1864

[Act, No. 15 of 1864]

[AS ON 1959]

[24th March, 1864]

PREAMBLE

An Act to amend Act VIII of 1851 (for enabling Government to levy Tolls on Public Roads and Bridges).

WHEREAS by Act VIII of 1851 (for enabling Government to levy Tolls on Public Roads and Bridges) authority was given for the levy of certain rates of toll { Certain words omitted by Act 38 of 1920, s.2 and Sch.I.}; It is enacted as follows :

Section 1. Repealed

[Suchedule of Act VIII of 1851 repealed,and another Schedule Substituted.] Rep.by the Devolution Act, 1920 (38 of 1920), s.2 and Sch.I.

Section 2. Collectors of tolls may compound for tools leviable under Act 8 of 1851 or this Act

Any person entrusted with the management of the collection of tolls under { The Indian Tolls Act, 1851.}Act VIII of 1851 may in his discretion compound for any period not exceeding one year with any person for a certain sum to be paid by such person for himself or for any vehicle or animal kept by him, in lieu of the rates of toll { Subs.by Act 38 of 1920, s.2 and Sch.I, for "specified in the Schedule to the said Act VIII of 1851 or in the Schedule of this Act."}[authorised to be levied under the said Act VIII of 1851.]

Section 3. Power to extend Act

The State Government may extend this { The Act now regulating tolls in the Presidency of Bombay is the Tolls of Roads and Bridges Act, 1875 (Bom.3 of 1875).That Act repealed Act 8 of 1851 in the Bombay Presidency, see s.1, and declared that Act 15 of 1864 should be deemed to have been extended thereto as from the 30th July 1864, see s.2.}Act to any place in which the said Act VIII of 1851 is in force; and the State Government of any place in which the said Act VIII of 1851 is not in force any extend the said Act VIII of 1851 and this Act to such place.{ Act 8 of 1851 and this Act have been extended to Oudh (see Gazette of India, 1865, Pt.I, p.777), the C.P.(see ibid., Pt.I, 1871, p.611) and the District of Lakhimpur (see Assam Gazette, 1935, Pt.II, p.1025).}

Section 4. Repealed

[Interpretation clause.Local Government] Rep.by the A.O.1937.

Schedules

Schedule

Rep.by the Devolution Act, 1920 (38 of 1920), section.2 and Schedule.I.