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Preamble   -             MARINE AIDS TO NAVIGATION ACT, 2021
Chapter I  -             PRELIMINARY
Section 1  -             Short title, extent and commencement
Section 2  -             Definitions
Chapter II  -             DESIGNATION OF GENERAL AID TO NAVIGATION
Section 3  -             Power to designate general aid to navigation
Chapter III  -             DIRECTOR GENERAL OF AIDS TO NAVIGATION
Section 5  -             Duties of Director General
Section 6  -             Central Advisory Committee
Section 7  -             Proceedings of Central Advisory Committee not to be invalidated
Chapter IV  -             MANAGEMENT OF GENERAL AIDS TO NAVIGATION
Section 8  -             Management of general aids to navigation
Section 9  -             Powers of Central Government relating to aids to navigation
Chapter V  -             MANAGEMENT OF VESSEL TRAFFIC SERVICES
Section 10  -             Management of vessel traffic services
Section 11  -             Powers of Central Government relating to vessel traffic services
Section 12  -             Competent Authority for Vessel Traffic Services
Chapter VI  -             INSPECTION AND MANAGEMENT OF LOCAL AIDS TO NAVIGATION
Section 14  -             Power to inspect local aids to navigation
Section 15  -             Control of local aids to navigation by Central Government
Section 16  -             Management of local aids to navigation by Central Government
Chapter VII  -             OBSTRUCTION TO FUNCTIONING OF AIDS TO NAVIGATION
Chapter VIII  -             TRAINING AND CERTIFICATION
Section 19  -             Certification
Section 20  -             Accreditation of training organisations
Chapter IX  -             MARKING OF WRECKS
Section 21  -             Marking of wrecks
Section 22  -             Reimbursement for marking wrecks
Chapter X  -             DEVELOPMENT OF HERITAGE LIGHTHOUSES
Chapter XI  -             MARINE AIDS TO NAVIGATION DUES
Section 24  -             Levy and collection of marine aids to navigation dues
Section 25  -             Utilisation of marine aids to navigation dues
Section 28  -             Recovery of marine aids to navigation dues
Section 29  -             Refusal of port clearance
Section 30  -             Determination of disputes as to liability for payment
Section 32  -             Exemption
Section 33  -             Refund of excess payments
Section 34  -             Fees
Chapter XII  -             FINANCE, ACCOUNTS AND AUDIT
Section 35  -             Receipt and expenditure
Section 36  -             Annual report
Chapter XIII  -             OFFENCES AND PENALTIES
Section 41  -             Causing damage to heritage lighthouse
Section 42  -             Evading payment of marine aids to navigation dues
Section 44  -             Cognizance of offences
Section 45  -             Place of trial and jurisdiction of court
Chapter XIV  -             MISCELLANEOUS
Section 46  -             Power of Central Government to make rules
Section 47  -             Delegation of powers by Central Government
Section 48  -             Power of Central Government to issue directions
Section 49  -             Protection of action taken in good faith
Section 50  -             Power to remove difficulties
Section 51  -             Laying of rules and notifications before Parliament
Section 52  -             Repeal and savings
Statement of Objects and Reasons   -             MARINE AIDS TO NAVIGATION ACT, 2021