The Bombay Aerial Ropeways Act, 1956#
[ Bom. III of 1956 ]
[ 22nd February 1956 ]
An Act to authorize, facilitate and regulate the construction and working of aerial ropeways in the
1[ State of Maharashtra ]
WHEREAS, it is expendient to authorize, facilitate and regulate the construction and working of aerial ropeways in the 1[ State of Maharashtra ]; It is hereby enactged in the Six Year of the Republic of India as follows :-
1. These words were substituted for the words "State of Bombay" by Mah. 10 of 1970, s.3CHAPTER I
Short title, extent and commencement:- (1) This Act may be called
the Bombay Aerial Ropeways Act, 1955.
2[(2) It extends to the whole of the
State of Maharashtra.
shall come into force 3[in
the Bombay area of the State of Maharashtra] on such date 4as the State Government
may, by notification in the Official Gazette, 5[appoint; and that
of the State of Maharashtra to which it is extended by the Bombay
(Extension and Amendment) Act, 1969 , it shall come into force on such
date as the State Government may, by like notification published in the
3. These words were insert ibid,
s. 4(b) (i).
2. Definitions:- In this Act, unless there is anything repugnant in the subject or context,-
(a) “aerial ropeway” means a system of overhead ropes on which carriers are used for the purpose of carriage of passengers, animals or goods and includes posts, ropes, carriers, stations, offices, warehouses, workshops, machinery and other works used for the purposes of, or in connection with, and all land appurtenant to, such aerial ropeway;
(b) “carrier” means any vehicle or receptacle hung or suspended from or, hauled by, a rope and used for the carriage of passengers, animals or goods or for any other purpose in connection with the working of a ropeway;
(c) “Inspector” means an Inspector of aerial ropeways appointed under section 4;
(d) “Post” means a post
trestle, standard, strut, stay or other contrivance or part of
a contrivance for carrying, suspending or supporting a rope;
(e) “prescribed” means prescribed by rules made under this Act;
means any person in whose favour an order has been made under section
or under section 30 or on whom the rights and liabilities conferred or
on the promoter by this Act or by rules and orders made under this Act
to the construction, maintenance and use of aerial ropeways have
or have been imposed by section 42; and includes a lessee to whom a
has been granted under section 27;
(h) “rope” includes any cable, wire, rail or way, whether flexible or rigid, for suspending, carrying or hauling a carrier if any part of such cable, wire, rail or way is carried overhead and is suspended from or supported on posts;
(i) “rules” means rules made under this Act;
“undertaking” means all movable and immovable property of the promoter
suitable to and used by him for the purposes of an aerial ropeway.
ADVISORY BOARD AND ESTABLISHMENT
3. Power of State Government to constitute Advisory Board for aerial ropeways.-(1) The State Government shall, by notification in the Official Gazette, constitute an Advisory Board for aerial ropeways.
(2) Such Board shall consist of a Chairman to be appointed by the State Government who shall be a Chief Engineer to the State Government and two persons to be appointed by the State Government as expert members.
(3) The State Government may, by general or special order,-
(a) define the duties of, and
regulate the procedure of, the Advisory Board;
AERIAL ROPEWAYS FOR PUBLIC TRAFFIC
PROCEDURE AND PRELIMINARY
Unauthorised construction, maintenance, etc., of aerial ropeways
prohibited.- No aerial ropeway shall be constructed, opened,
maintained or worked except in accordance with the provisions of this
(a) a description of the
undertaking and of the route to be followed by the proposed aerial
(c) an estimate of the cost of construction thereof;
(d) a statement of the estimated working expenses and profits in respect thereof;
(e) a statement of the
maximum and minimum rates which it is proposed to charge;
(f) such maps, plans, sections and drawings in connection therewith as the State Government may require in order to form an idea of the proposal.
intending promoter shall not be entitled to claim any compensation from
the State Government for any expense incurred under this section in the
event of his application being refused.
ORDER AUTHORIZING THE CONSTRUCTION OF ROPEWAYS
(a) for the public carriage
(d) for the public carriage
of passengers, animals and goods.
notice shall be published with the draft order stating that any
objection or suggestion which any person may desire to make with
respect to the proposed order, if submitted to the State Government
within three months from the date of publication of such notice will be
considered by the State Government.
State Government shall also cause public notice of the intention to
make the order to be given at convenient places within the said area or
along the said route, and shall, so far as may be conveniently
possible, cause a like notice to be served on every owner or occupier
of land over which such route lies, and
shall consider any objection or suggestion, with respect to the
which may be received from any person within the period specified in
notice and decide thereon.
(i) a time within which the capital required for the construction of the aerial ropeway shall be raised;
(ii) a time within which the construction shall be commenced;
(iii) a time
within which the construction shall be completed;
the conditions under which any concession may be given by the State
Government or a local authority to the
(vi) the conditions relating to the structural design, quality of materials, factors of safety, method of computing stresses, and other such technical detail as may be considered necessary;
(vii) the conditions relating to the construction of the aerial ropeway over public ways of communication except highways which are or have been declared by or under any law made by Parliament to be national highways, railways and tramways not wholly within a municipal area, and, with the previous consent of the Central Government or the railway administration, as the case may be, over such national highways, railways and tramways or over mining properties;
(viii) the conditions under which the promoter may sell or transfer his rights to the State Government or to a local authority, or to any other person;
under which the aerial ropeway may be taken over by the State
to be worked by itself or by local authority or by a person other than
power to be used on the aerial ropeway and the conditions, if any, on
such power may be used;
headway to be maintained under different parts of the rope;
(xiv) the traffic which
be carried on the aerial ropeway, the traffic which the promoter shall
bound to carry, and the traffic which he may refuse to carry;
the provisions of section 18, the rates that may be charged by the
and the circumstances in which and the manner in which these rates may
revised by the State Government; and
(xvi) such other matters
the State Government may deem necessary.
order.- (1) If, after considering any objections or suggestions
may have been made in respect to the draft before the expiry of the
of three months specified in sub-section (2) of section 9, the State
is of opinion that the application should be granted with or without
or subject to any restrictions or conditions, it shall make an order
of powers given by order under section 10:- If a promoter
authorized by an order made under section 10 to construct an aerial
ropeway does not within the time specified in the order -
in raising the full amount of capital required for the completion of
commence the construction of such ropeway, or
of aerial ropeway to passenger traffic:- When the
construction of an aerial ropeway has been authorized under this Act
for the public carriage of animals and goods only, the State Government
may, on application made
by the promoter, sanction the opening of such ropeway for the public
carriage of passengers also.
and his servants, etc, to afford facilities to Inspectors and other
promoter, his servants, agents or any person acting on his behalf shall
afford to all Inspectors and Officers and servants appointed under
4 reasonable facilities for the exercise of the powers and the
of the duties and functions conferred and imposed on them under the
of this Act and the rules.
INSPECTION OF PUBLIC AERIAL ROPEWAYS.
of aerial ropeway before opening:-(1) No aerial ropeway shall be
for any kind of traffic until the State Government or an Inspector
by the State Government in this behalf has, by an order, sanctioned the
opening thereof for that purpose. Such sanction shall not be given
until rules for the safe and efficient working of the aerial ropeway
duly made under section 45 and an Inspector has, after inspection of
aerial ropeway, reported in writing to the State Government,-
has made a careful inspection of the aerial ropeway and appurtenances;
aerial ropeway is sufficiently equipped for the traffic for which it is
aerial ropeway is in his opinion, fit for public traffic and can be
without danger either to the persons, animals or goods carried thereon,
or to the persons employed thereon, or to the general public.
of sub-section (1) shall extend to the opening of additional sections
the aerial ropeway, and to deviation lines and any alteration or
materially affecting the structural character of any work to which the
of sub-section (1) apply or are extended by this sub-section.
CONSTRUCTION AND MAINTENANCE OF AERIAL ROPEWAYS FOR PUBLIC TRAFFIC.
of promoter to execute all necessary works:- (1) Subject to the
of this Act and the rules, and in the case of immovable property not
to the promoter to the provisions of any enactment for the time being
force for the acquisition of land for public purposes a promoter of an
ropeway for public traffic may-
and maintain a rope over, along or across any immoveable property;
bridges, culverts, drains, embankments and roads as may be necessary;
and construct such machinery, offices, stations, warehouses and other
works and conveniences as may be necessary; and
(f) do all other acts necessary for constructing, maintaining, altering, repairing and using the aerial ropeway:
that a promoter may take any action under clause (b) or clause (c) of
sub-section, notwithstanding the objection of the owner or occupier of
property affected thereby, if the Collector, after giving such owner
occupier by notice in writing an opportunity of being heard, by an
order in writing, permits such action.
the purposes of this section, if a promoter is not a company within the
meaning of the Indian *Companies
Act, 1913 (VII of 1913), or a local authority,
such promoter shall be deemed to be a company and the provisions of
VII of the Land Acquisition Act, 1894 (1 of 1894), shall mutatis
mutandis apply to the acquisition of immoveable property on his
(2) When disposing of an application under sub-section (1), the Collector shall, in the case of any tree in existence before the construction of the aerial ropeway, award to the person interested in the tree such compensation, if any, as he thinks reasonable and the Collector may recover the same from the promoter as an arrear of land revenue.
the purposes of this section, the expression “tree” shall be deemed to
any shrub, hedge, jungle growth or other plant.
WORKING OF AERIAL ROPEWAY FOR PUBLIC TRAFFIC.
of promoter to work aerial ropeway without partiality:- No
for the purposes of working an aerial ropeway for public traffic make
give any undue or unreasonable preference or advantage to, or in favour
any particular person or any particular description of traffic in any
whatsoever, or subject any particular person or any particular
description of traffic to any undue or unreasonable prejudice or
disadvantage in any
of accidents:- When any of the following accidents occur in the
of working an aerial ropeway for public traffic, namely:-
(a) any accident attended with
of human life or with grievous hurt as defined in the Indian Penal Code
or with serious injury to property;
(b) any accident of a
usually attended with loss of human life or with such grievous hurt as
or with serious injury to property;
21. Power to close and re-open aerial ropeway:- (1) If, after inspecting any aerial ropeway opened to public traffic an Inspector is of opinion that the aerial ropeway or any specified part thereof cannot be used without danger to the public, or is no longer in a fit state for the carriage of any specified class of traffic, he shall state that opinion, together with the ground therefore, to the State Government.
Government, after such further inquiry, if any, as it may think fit,
thereupon order that, for reasons, to be set forth in the order, the
ropeway, or the part thereof so specified, be closed to all traffic or
any specified class of traffic:
Provided that, in any case of extreme urgency, the Inspector may order the suspension of the working of the ropeway or any part thereof which he considers necessary pending the orders of the State Government on the case.
under sub-section (2) an aerial ropeway or any part thereof has been
to any traffic, it shall not be re-opened to such traffic, until it has
been inspected, and its re-opening sanctioned, in the prescribed manner.
DISCONTINUANCE OF AERIAL ROPEWAYS FOR PUBLIC TRAFFIC.
of powers of promoter on discontinuance of aerial ropeway:- If, at
time after the opening of an aerial ropeway for public traffic, it is
to the satisfaction of the State Government that the promoter has,
for a period of three months or more, discontinued the working of the
ropeway or of any part thereof, without a reason sufficient; in the
of the State Government, to warrant such discontinuance, the State
if it thinks fit, may by notification in the Official Gazette, declare
the powers of the promoter in respect of such ropeway or part thereof
be at an end, and with effect from the date of the publication of such
the promoter shall cease to exercise such powers.
appointed in that behalf by the State Government may, at any time after
the expiration of two months from the date of such notification, remove
such ropeway or part thereof, as the case may be; and
shall pay to the officer so appointed such costs of removal as shall be
by that officer to have been incurred by him.
(2) if the promoter fails to pay the amount of
so certified within one month after the delivery to him of the
or of a copy thereof, such officer-
any previous notice to the promoter and without prejudice to any other
which he may have for the recovery of the said amount, sell and dispose
the materials of the aerial ropeway or part thereof so removed; and
of the proceeds of the sale, pay and reimburse himself the amount of
certified as aforesaid and of the costs of the sale; and
(c) shall pay the surplus,
any, of such proceeds to the promoter.
PURCHASE OF AERIAL ROPEWAYS FOR PUBLIC TRAFFIC.
24. Power of State Government and local authorities to purchase aerial ropeways for public traffic:- (1)When an order under section 10 has been made in favour of a promoter of an aerial ropeway for public traffic not being a local authority, the State Government, or a local authority specified in the order published under the said section 10 shall on the expiration of such period not exceeding twenty-one years, and of every such subsequent period, not exceeding seven years, as shall be specified in such order, have the option of purchasing the undertaking, and if the State Government, or the local authority with the previous sanction of the State Government, elects to so purchase the undertaking, the promoter shall sell the undertaking to the State Government, or the local authority with the previous sanction of the State Government, elects to purchase the undertaking, the promoter shall sell the undertaking to the State Government or to the local authority, as the case may be, on payment of the value of all lands, buildings, works, materials, plant and apparatus of the promoter, suitable to, and used by him for the purposes of the undertaking, such value to be in case of difference or dispute determined by arbitration;
Provided that the value of such lands, buildings, works, materials, plant and apparatus shall be deemed to be their fair market value at the time of purchase, due regard being had to the nature and condition for the time being of such lands, buildings, works, materials, plant and apparatus, and to the state of repair thereof, and to the circumstances that they are in such a position as to be ready for immediate working, and to the suitability of the same for the purposes of the undertaking.
(2) Where a purchase has been effected under sub-section (1)-
shall vest in the purchase free from any debt, mortgages or similar
of the promoter or attaching to the undertaking:
that any such debts, mortgages or similar obligations shall attach to
purchase-money in substitution for the undertaking; and
aforesaid, the order published under section 10 shall remain in full
and the purchaser shall be deemed to be the promoter;
Provided that where the State Government elects to purchase, the order under section 10 shall, after purchase, in so far as the State Government is concerned, cease to have any further operation but all the other provisions of this Act excepting section 33 in so far as they relate to aerial ropeways for public traffic shall apply in respect of the undertaking so purchased by the State Government.
than two years’ notice in writing of any election to purchase under
section shall be served upon the promoter by the State Government or
local authority, as the case may be.
anything hereinbefore contained, a local authority may, with the
sanction of the State Government, waive its option to purchase and
into an agreement with the promoter for the working by him of the
until the expiration of the next subsequent period referred to in
(1) upon such terms and conditions as may be stated in the agreement.
INABILITY OR INSOLVENCY OF PROMOTER
in case of inability or insolvency of promoter:-(1) If, at any time
the opening of an aerial ropeway for public traffic, it appears to the
Government that the promoter is insolvent or is unable to maintain the
ropeway, or to work the same with advantage to the public or to work it
all, the State Government may declare that the powers of the promoter,
respect of such ropeway, shall, at the expiration of six months from
date of such declaration, be at an end; and thereupon the promoter
at the expiration of that period cease to exercise such powers.
time after the expiration of the said period of six months, an officer
by the State Government in that behalf, may, notwithstanding anything
in the Presidency-Towns Insolvency Act, 1909(III of 1909), or the
Insolvency Act, 1920(V of 1920), remove the aerial ropeway in the
same manner and subject to the same provisions as to the payment of
and to the same remedy for the recovery thereof, in every respect, as
cases of removal under section 23.
determination of such lease, the local authority may from time to time
the lease for such further term and on such conditions as the State
lease may under this section shall imply a condition of re-entry if at
time after the making or renewal thereof, it is proved to the
satisfaction of the State Government that the lessee has practically
working of the aerial ropeway so leased or of any part thereof for a
of one month without a reason sufficient in the opinion of the State
to warrant the discontinuance.
to whom any right of the promoter is let by a lease under sub-section
or (2) shall furnish the local authority with security for such amount
the local authority may determine for the due fulfilment of the
of the lease.
to whom any right of the promoter is let under sub-section (1) or (2)
not exercise such right except in accordance with the conditions of the
lease and the provisions of this Act and the rules and in the case of a
contravention of any of the provisions of this Act or the rules he
shall be subject to the same liability as a promoter.
REVIEW AND REVISION
28. Review of orders under section 10 or 21:- (1) When any person is aggrieved by an order made under section 10 or under section 21, such person, on payment of the prescribed fees, may within thirty days of the said order, apply to the State Government for review of the same, and the State Government shall then take the advice of the Advisory Board in the prescribed manner and shall consider such advice and pass such orders in the matter as the State Government may think to be just and proper.
(2) With a view to enabling the Board to tender their advice under sub-section (1) the Board, with the consent of the State Government and on payment of such further fees as may be prescribed, may make such further inquiry into the matter as the Board may consider to be necessary.
PRIVATE AERIAL ROPEWAYS FOR CERTAIN PURPOSES.
30. Application for acquisition of land in case of certain private aerial ropeways:-(1) Where the State Government is satisfied that the construction, extension, working or management of an aerial ropeway for private traffic is likely to prove useful to the public by reason of its facilitating the transport of commodities, in general use or is required for the conservation or supply of such commodities and where the intending promoter of such ropeway is desirous of obtaining any land for the purpose of such construction, extension, working or management, the State Government may, on the application of such promoter, acquire on his behalf such land under the provisions of any enactment for the time being in force for the acquisition of land for public purposes or procure the temporary occupation of the same under the provisions of Part VI of the Land Acquisition Act, 1894(I of 1894), whether the said intending promoter is or is not a company as defined in that Act.
(2) The State Government shall, by notification in the Official Gazette, declare the commodities which shall be deemed to be commodities in general use for the purposes of sub-section (1).
Explanation.-For the purposes of this Act, if a promoter is not a company within the meaning of the Indian *Companies Act, 1913(VII of 1913), or a local authority, such promoter shall be deemed to be a company and the provisions of Part VII of the Land Acquisition Act, 1894(I of 1894), shall mutatis mutandis apply to the acquisition of immoveable property on his behalf.
* Now see the Companies Act, 1956 ( I of 1956)
inquiry shall be held by such officer and at such time and place as the
State Government shall appoint.
officer may summon and enforce the attendance of witnesses and compel
production of documents by the same means and, as far as possible in
same manner as is provided by the Code of Civil Procedure, 1908( V of
in the case of civil court.
officer shall report to the State Government the result of the inquiry,
if the State Government is satisfied that the aerial ropeway is or is
to be useful to the public, it shall, subject to the rules, require the
promoter to enter into an agreement with the State Government providing
the satisfaction of the State Government for the following matters
on which the aerial ropeway shall be held by the promoter;
within which, and the conditions on which, the aerial ropeway shall be
maintained and used.
such agreement shall, as soon as may be after its execution, be
in the Official Gazette.
32. Temporary occupation of land in case of private aerial ropeway:- If land is to be occupied temporarily in accordance with the provisions of sub-section (1) of section 30 on behalf of the promoter of an aerial ropeway for private traffic, and if the State Government, on the application of the promoter, so directs, then the provisions of Part VI of the Land Acquisition Act, 1894(I of 1894), shall apply to such occupation, subject to the provisions that, notwithstanding anything contained in section 36 of the Land Acquisition Act, 1894(I of 1894), the occupation and use by the promoter of the land occupied shall continue for such period; not exceeding ten years, as the State Government may fix, and that the compensation payable to the persons interested in such land shall be fixed with due regard to any additional loss or inconvenience caused to them by reason of such period of occupation, including loss caused by the interruption of the getting of the minerals by reason of such occupation.
OFFENCES, PENALTIES AND ARREST
of person or promoter to comply with Act:- (1) If any person
opens, maintains or works any aerial ropeway, in contravention of the
of section 5, or
(2) if any promoter of an aerial ropeway for public traffic-
or maintains an aerial ropeway otherwise than in accordance with the
of an order made under section 10, or
to comply with the provisions of section 13, or
an aerial ropeway or permits it to be opened in contravention of any of
the provisions of section 14, or
to pay within a reasonable time any compensation awarded under section
16, 17 or 29, or
any of the provisions of section 19, or
fails to send notice of any accident as required by section 20, or
to close an aerial ropeway in accordance with an order passed under
(1) of section 21, or reopens any aerial ropeway in contravention of
(2) of that section, or
to exercise the powers of a promoter in respect of any aerial ropeway,
contravention of the provisions of section 22 or section 26, or
fails to comply with the provisions of section 38, or
contravenes any of the provisions of section 39, or
the provisions of any rules made under section 45,
Such person or the promoter, as the case may be,
without prejudice to the enforcement of specific performance of the
of this Act, or of any other remedy, which may be obtained against him,
on conviction, be punished with fine which may extend to two hundred
and, in the case of a continuing offence, to a further fine which may
in the case of an offence specified in sub-clause (d), (e), (f), (i),
or (k) of clause (2) to fifty rupees, and in the case of an offence
in clause (1) or sub-clause (a), (b), (c), (g) or (h) of clause (2) to
thousand rupees for every day after the first conviction during which
offence continues to be committed.
interfering with aerial ropeway:- If any person without
lawful excuse, the burden of proving which shall be upon him, wilfully
of the following things, namely:-
with, removes or alters any part of an aerial ropeway or of the works
in such a manner as to obstruct any carrier travelling on an aerial
to do or abets within the meaning of the Indian Penal Code, (XLV of
the doing of anything mentioned in clause (a) or clause (b).
He shall, without prejudice to any other remedy
may be obtained against him in a Court, on conviction, be punished with
fine which may extend to two hundred rupees.
doing, abetting or attempting to do, acts endangering safety of persons
travelling or being upon aerial ropeway:- If any person does
anything mentioned in clause (a), (b) or (c) of section 35 or does,
attempts to do, or abets, within the meaning of the Indian Penal Code,
the doing of any
other act or thing in relation to an aerial ropeway with intent or with
knowledge that he is likely to endanger the safety of any person
or being upon the aerial ropeway, he shall, on conviction, be punished
imprisonment for a term which may extend to fourteen years.
for offences against certain sections:- (1) If any person commits
offence punishable under section 35 or 36 such person may be arrested
warrant or other written authority by any servant of the promoter or by
any police officer or by any other person whom such servant or officer
call to his aid.
any such servant or any other person arrests any person under
(1), he shall make over the person so arrested to a police officer or
the absence of a police officer take such person or cause him to be
in custody to the nearest police station.
arrested under sub-section (1) shall be detained in custody for a
period than under all the circumstances of the case is reasonable and
period shall not, in the absence of a special order of a Magistrate
twenty-four hours exclusive of the time necessary for the journey from
place of arrest to the Magistrate’s Court.
A promoter of an aerial ropeway for public traffic shall, in respect of
ropeway, submit to the State Government returns of capital, receipts
traffic at such intervals and in such forms as may be prescribed.
of roads, railways tramways and waterways:- No promoter of an
ropeway shall, in the course of the construction, repair, working or
of such ropeway, cause any permanent injury to any public road,
tramway or waterway, or obstruct or interfere with, otherwise than
as may be necessary, the traffic on any public road, railway, tramway
Provided that, in the application of section 17 to
such ropeway, for the words and figures “the issue of an order under
10” the words, figures and brackets “the issue of a notification for
acquisition of, or an order for the temporary occupation of land in
with the provisions of sub-section (1) of section 30”, shall be deemed
Government, on the application of the promoter or otherwise may declare
that the provisions of section 30 and of sub-section (1) of this
shall apply to any aerial ropeway, or class of aerial ropeways, for
of persons acting in good faith under this Act:- No suit or
proceeding shall lie against the State Government or any person for
which is in good faith done or intended to be done under this Act or
of State Government to make rules:-(1) The State Government may,
to the conditions of previous publication, make rules to carry out the
of this Act.
and without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing power, such
may provide for the following matters:-
of Inspectors under section 4;
of money or lodging of securities, by way of deposit, by the intending
before an order is published under sub-section (2) of section 10;
the investment of money so paid; the disposal of interest or dividends
time to time accruing due on money or securities so paid, lodged or
the application of the money or securities or the interest or dividend
for discharging of any liabilities incurred by the promoter; and the
repayment or return of the money or securities;
and sections of any works to be deposited by the intending promoters in
of an order under section 10;
the regulation of the use of steam power or any other mechanical power
electrical power on a ropeway,
dimensions and specifications with which the aerial ropeway shall
(iii) the rate of
at which carriers are to be moved or propelled,
(iv) the goods
shall be deemed to be dangerous or offensive goods, and the carriage of
such goods by aerial ropeway,
number of passengers and animals, and the minimum weight of goods to be
carried in each carrier of an aerial ropeway,
of the promoter’s servants, and
(vii) the terms and
on which the promoter shall warehouse or retain goods at any station on
behalf of the consignee or owner of such goods;
under which and the manner in which the powers conferred on promoters
sub-section (1) of section 15 and sub-section (1) of section 16 may be
the maximum and minimum rates to be prescribed under section 18 and
of which notices shall be given to the State Government and to the
under clause (c) of section 20 and duties of the promoter’s servants,
officers, and Magistrates on accidents reported under that section;
for the disposal of applications under sub-section (2) of section 21 to
re-open an aerial ropeway for public traffic or part thereof and the
under which such ropeway may be re-opened;
the method of arbitration for the settlement of disputes under section
the procedure for filing, hearing and disposing of applications for
under this Act, and the manner in which the advice of the Advisory
may be taken under section 28;
at which and the form in which returns shall be submitted under section
the preparation, submission and auditing of the accounts of the
(m) the manner
which notices under this Act shall be served;
in which, and the conditions under which the through booking of goods
be permitted between an aerial ropeway and a railway, tramway, or
to be charged to promoters and other persons in respect of
inquiries, inspection and services rendered under this Act; and
matter which is or to be prescribed under this Act.
made under this section shall be published in the Official Gazette.
7 [(4) Every rule made under this section shall be laid as soon as may be after it is made before each House of the State Legislature while it is in session for a total period of thirty days which may be comprised in one session or in two successive sessions, and if, before the expiry of the session in which it is so laid or the session immediately following, both Houses agree in making any modification in the rule or both Houses agree that the rule should not be made, and notify such decision in the Official Gazette, the rule shall from the date of publication of such notification have effect only in such modified form or be of no effect, as the case may be; so however, that any such modification or annulment shall be without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done or omitted to be done under that rule.]
7. This sub-section was added by Mah. 10 of
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