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NATIONAL WATERWAY (ALLAHABAD-HALDIA STRETCH OF THE GANGA-BHAGIRATHI-HOOGHLYRIVER) ACT

Ministry of Law and Justice

Act nº 49 of 1982


  • Schedules
  • Act nº 49 of 1982

Preamble

THE NATIONAL WATERWAY (ALLAHABAD-HALDIA STRETCH OF THE GANGA-BHAGIRATHI-HOOGHLY RIVER) ACT, 1982

[Act, No. 49 of 1982]

[18th October, 1982]

PREAMBLE

An Act to provide for the declaration of the Allahabad-Haldia Stretch of the Ganga-Bhagirathi-Hooghly river to be a national waterway and also to provide for the regulation and development of that river 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 Thirty-third year of the Republic of India as follows :

Section 1. Short title and commencement

(1) This Act may be called The National Waterway (Allahabad-Haldia Stretch of the Ganga-Bhagirathi-Hooghly River) Act, 1982.

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

1. 27-10-86.


Section 2. Declaration of a certain stretch of Ganga-Bhagirathi-Hooghly river to be national waterway

The Allahabad-Haldia Stretch of the Ganga-Bhagirathi-Hooghly river, 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 Ganga-Bhagirathi-Hooghly river for certain purposes

It is hereby declared that it is expedient in the public interest that the1[union] should take under its control the regulation and development of Ganga-Bhagirathi-Hooghly river for purposes of shipping and navigation on the national waterway1[to the extent provided in the Inland Waterways Authority of India Act, 1985].

1. Substituted for the words "Central Government" and "to the extent hereinafter provided" by Inland Waterways Authority of India Act (82 of 1985),Section 38(a) (27-10-86).


Section 4. Definitions

Omitted by Inland Waterways Authority of India Act (82 of 1985) Section 38 (27-10-86)

Section 5. Responsibility for regulation and development of national waterway

Omitted by Inland Waterways Authority of India Act (82 of 1985) Section 38 (27-10-86)

Section 6. Rights, etc., of Central Government with respect to national waterway, lands and infrastructure appurtenant thereto

Omitted by Inland Waterways Authority of India Act (82 of 1985) Section 38 (27-10-86)

Section 7. Application etc., of certain laws

Omitted by Inland Waterways Authority of India Act (82 of 1985) Section 38 (27-10-86)

Section 8. Advisory Committees

Omitted by Inland Waterways Authority of India Act (82 of 1985) Section 38 (27-10-86)

Section 9. Fees for services or benefits rendered in the national waterway

Omitted by Inland Waterways Authority of India Act (82 of 1985) Section 38 (27-10-86)

Section 10. Power to enter

Omitted by Inland Waterways Authority of India Act (82 of 1985) Section 38 (27-10-86)

Section 11. Penalties

Omitted by Inland Waterways Authority of India Act (82 of 1985) Section 38 (27-10-86)

Section 12. Power to delegate

Omitted by Inland Waterways Authority of India Act (82 of 1985) Section 38 (27-10-86)

Section 13. Protection of action taken in good faith

Omitted by Inland Waterways Authority of India Act (82 of 1985) Section 38 (27-10-86)

Section 14. Power to make rules

Omitted by Inland Waterways Authority of India Act (82 of 1985) Section 38 (27-10-86)