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THE COCHIN FERRIES AND TOLLS ACT, 1082

Sections

1. Short title, Commencement and local event

2. Definitions

3. A municipality or a village panchayat to establish ferries and tollgates

3A. Transfer of existing ferries to Municipalities and Village panchayats

4. Management of ferries and Collection of ferry charges and tolls

5. A municipality or a village panchayat to fix rates for ferry charges tolls

6. Penalty for non-Payment of ferry charges and tolls

7. Security may be required from lessee of ferries

7 A. Power to take action for default by a Village Panchayat or a Municipality

8. Procedure in case of defective management of ferries leased out

9. Recovery of expenses incurred on account of defaulting lessee

10. Penalty for evasion of ferry charge or toll and for unauthorised levy of toll, etc

11. Power of Magistrate to order Confiscation

12. Node of recovering fine

13. Omitted

THE COCHIN FERRIES AND TOLLS RULES, 1083

Rules Regarding leasing and Management of Public Ferries

Rules regarding Leasing and Management of toll-gates

THE COCHIN FERRIES AND TOLLS [ACT], 1082

{(Act III of 1082)}}

(Amended by Act 1 of 1109, Act 1 of 1088, Act 7 of 1980, Act 16 of 2000 and proclamation V of 1112)

Passed by His Highness the [Maharajah] of Cochin on the 21st day of Edavam 1082 corresponding with the 3rd day of June, 1907. Preamble.- Whereas it is expedient to provide for the better management of ferries and tolls in Cochin, it is hereby enacted as follows:-

1. Short title, commencement and local extent.- This Act may be called the "Cochin Ferries and Tolls Act, 1082”. It extends to the whole of Cochin and shall come into force on the first day of Chingom 1083 M.E.

2. Definitions.- In this Act

(1) "Vessel includes any ship, barge, boat, raft, timber, bamboos or floating materials propelled In any manner;
(2) "Channel' includes any waterway, whether natural or artificial;
(3) "Ferry' means a place at which goods, animals or passengers are conveyed across a channel by means of vessels;
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