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Preamble   -             MAJOR PORT AUTHORITIES ACT, 2021
Chapter I  -             PRELIMINARY
Section 1  -             Short title, commencement and application
Section 2  -             Definitions
Chapter II  -             BOARD OF MAJOR PORT AUTHORITY
Section 3  -             Constitution and composition of Board of Major Port Authority
Section 6  -             Term of office of Chairperson, Deputy Chairperson and Members
Section 7  -             Disclosure of interest
Section 8  -             Resignation of Members
Section 10  -             Filling of casual vacancies
Section 11  -             Honorarium payable to Independent Members
Section 12  -             Powers and duties of Chairperson, Deputy Chairperson and Members
Section 13  -             Meetings of Board
Section 14  -             Committees of Board
Section 15  -             Delegation of powers
Section 16  -             Restriction of re-employment
Section 17  -             Vacancies, etc., not to invalidate proceedings of Board
Section 18  -             Power to make appointments
Section 19  -             Authentication of orders and other instruments of Board
Chapter III  -             MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION
Section 20 to 20  -             A. Staff of Major Port Authority
Section 20  -             List of staff of Board
Section 21 to 24  -             B. Property and contracts
Section 22  -             Usage of port assets by Board
Section 24  -             Contracts by Board
Section 25 to 26  -             C. Planning and development
Section 25  -             Master Plan
Section 26  -             Powers of Board in respect of planning and development
Section 27 to 32  -             D. Imposition of rates
Section 27  -             Scale of rates for assets and services available at Major Port
Section 28  -             Board's lien for rates
Section 29  -             Ship-owner's lien for freight and other charges
Section 30  -             Sale of goods and application of sale proceeds in certain cases
Section 31  -             Recovery of rates and charges by distraint of vessel
Section 32  -             Application to Adjudicatory Board
Section 33 to 41  -             A. Financial powers of Boards of Major Port Authorities
Section 33  -             Power to raise loans and issue securities
Section 34  -             Endorsements to be made on security itself
Section 35  -             Endorser of security not liable for amount thereof
Section 37  -             Discharge in certain cases
Section 38  -             Security for loans taken out by Boards of Major Port Authorities
Section 39  -             Power of Board to repay loans to Government before due date
Section 40  -             Establishment and application of sinking fund
Section 41  -             Existing loans and securities to continue
Section 42 to 43  -             B. General accounts of Major Port Authorities
Section 42  -             General accounts of Board
Section 43  -             Application of money in general accounts
Section 44 to 44  -             C. Accounts and audit
Section 44  -             Accounts and audit
Chapter V  -             SUPERVISION OF CENTRAL GOVERNMENT
Section 45  -             Administration report
Section 48  -             Power of Central Government to take over management of Board
Section 49  -             Laying of report
Section 52  -             Remedies of Government in respect of loans made to Board
Section 53  -             Power of Central Government to issue directions
Chapter VI  -             CONSTITUTION OF ADJUDICATORY BOARD
Section 54  -             Constitution of Adjudicatory Board
Section 55  -             Composition of Adjudicatory Board
Section 58  -             Powers and functions of Adjudicatory Board
Section 59  -             Bar of jurisdiction of any court
Section 60  -             Review and appeal
Section 61  -             Officers and employees of Adjudicatory Board
Chapter VII  -             PENALTIES
Section 62  -             General provision for punishment of offences
Section 63  -             Offences by companies
Chapter VIII  -             MISCELLANEOUS
Section 64  -             Cognizance of offences
Section 65  -             Protection of action taken in good faith
Section 66  -             Employees of Board or Adjudicatory Board to be public servants
Section 67  -             Application of other laws not barred
Section 68  -             Power to evict certain persons from premises of Board
Section 69  -             Alternate remedy by suit
Section 71  -             Power of Central Government to make rules
Section 72  -             Power of Board to make regulations
Section 73  -             Laying of rules and regulations
Section 74  -             Power to remove difficulties
Section 75  -             Repeal and savings
Section 76  -             Transitional provision
Statement of Objects and Reasons   -             MAJOR PORT AUTHORITIES ACT, 2020
 
 
 
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