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NATIONAL WATERWAY (KOLLAM-KOTTAPURAM STRETCH OF WEST COASTCANAL AND CHAMPAKARA AND UDYOGMANDALCANALS) ACT

Ministry of Law and Justice

Act nº 25 of 1992


  • Schedules
  • Act nº 25 of 1992

Preamble

THE NATIONAL WATERWAY (KOLLAM-KOTTAPURAM STRETCH OF WEST COAST CANAL AND CHAMPAKARA AND UDYOG-MANDAL CANALS) ACT, 1992

[Act, No. 25 Of 1992]

[18th August, 1992]

PREAMBLE

An Act to provide for the declaration of the Kollam-Kottapuram Stretch of West Coast Canal and Champakara and Udyogmandal Canals to be a national waterway and also to provide for the regulation and development of the said Stretch and the Canals for purposes of shipping and navigation on the said waterway and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

BE it enacted by Parliament in the Forty-third Year of the Republic of India as follows :

Section 1. Short title and commencement

This Act may be called the National Waterway (Kollam-Kottapuram Stretch of West Coast Canal and Champakara and Udyogmandal Canals) Act, 1992.

(2) It shall come into force on such date1as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint.

1.1-2-1993


Section 2. Declaration of Kollam-Kottapuram Stretch of West Coast Canal and Champakara and Udyogmandal Canals to be a national waterway

The Kollam-Kottapuram Stretch of West Coast Canal and Champakara and Udyogmandal Canals, the limits of which are specified in the Schedule, is hereby declared to be a national waterway.

Section 3. Declaration as to expediency of control by the Union of Kollam-Kottapuram Stretch of West Coast Canal and Champakara and Udyogmandal Canals for certain purposes

It is hereby declared that it is expedient in the public interest that the Union should take under its control the regulation and development of Kollam-Kottapuram Stretch of West Coast Canal and Champakara and Udyogmandal Canals for purposes of shipping and navigation on the national waterway to the extent provided in the Inland Waterways Authority of India Act, 1985.

Schedules

Schedule

THE SCHEDULE

(See section 2)

Limits of the National Waterway (Kollam-Kottapuram Stretch of West Coast Canal and Champakara and Udyogmandal Canals)

The northern limit of the West Coast Canal shall be a line drawn across the river Pcriyar parallel to Kottapuram road bridge (NH-17) connecting Malinkara and Valiapanikan Thuruthu at a distance of 1.0 kilometer upstream, and the southern limit shall be a line drawn across the Ashtamudi Kayal at a distance of 100 meters south of Kollam jetty.

The Champakara Canal starting from the confluence with the West Coast Canal and ending at the railway bridge (railway siding for Cochin Oil Refinery) near Fertilizers and Chemicals Travancore Limited, boat basin.

The Udyogmandal Canal starling from the confluence with West Coast Canal and ending at the Padalam road bridge (Eloor-Edayar).