The Metro Railways (Operation and Maintenance) Act `2002

An Act to provide for the operation and maintenance and to regulate the working of the metro railway in the National Capital Region, metropolitan city and metropolitan area and for matters connected therewith and incidental thereto.
2002
  • FUNCTIONS AND POWERS OF THE METRO RAILWAY ADMINISTRATION

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     Functions of metro railway administration
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     Powers of metro railway administration
  • COMMISSIONER OF METRO RAILWAY SAFETY

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     Appointment of Commissioner of Metro Railway Safety
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     Duties of Commissioner
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     Powers of Commissioner
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     Commissioner to be public servant
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     Facilities to be provided to Commissioner
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     Annual report of Commissioner
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     Annual report to be laid before Parliament
  • OPENING OF METRO RAILWAY

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     Sanction of Central Government to the opening of metro railway
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     Formalities to be complied with before giving sanction to the opening of metro railway
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     Sections 14 and 15 to apply to the opening of certain works
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     Temporary suspension of traffic
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     Power to close metro railway opened for public carriage of passengers
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     Re-opening of closed metro railway
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     Use of rolling stock
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     Delegation of powers
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     Power to make rules in respect of matters in this Chapter
  • WORKING OF THE METRO RAILWAY

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     Exhibition of fare tables at station and supply of tickets
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     Exhibition and surrender of pass and ticket
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     Prohibition against travelling without pass or ticket
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     Carriage of goods
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     Prohibition against traveling of person suffering from infectious or contagious diseases and powers to remove them
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     Communication between passengers and metro railway officials in charge of trains
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     Right of metro railway administration to display commercial advertisements on metro railway or on the premises occupied by it
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     Carriage of dangerous or offensive material
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     Power to remove persons from metro railway and its carriages
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     Power to make rules
  • FARE FIXATION

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     Fixation of fare for carriage of passengers
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     Constitution of Fare Fixation Committee
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     Other terms and conditions and procedure to be followed
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     Period for making recommendations
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     Recommendations to be binding on metro railway administration
  • ACCIDENTS

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     Notice of metro railway accident
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     Inquiry by Commissioner
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     Inquiry by metro railway administration
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     Powers of Commissioner in relation to inquiries
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     Statement made before Commissioner
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     Procedure for conducting inquiry
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     No inquiry, investigation, etc., to be made if be made if the Commission of Inquiry is appointed
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     Inquiry into accident not covered by section 38
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     Returns
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     Power to make rules in respect of matters in this Chapter
  • CLAIMS COMMISSIONER

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     Claims Commissioner
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     Qualifications for appointment as Claims Commissioner
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     Term of office
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     Resignation and removal
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     Salary and allowances and other conditions of service of Claims Commissioner
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     Procedure and powers of Claims Commissioner
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     Decision of Claims Commissioner
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     Savings as to certain rights
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     Power to make rules
  • LIABILITY OF METRO RAILWAY ADMINISTRATION DUE TO ACCIDENTS

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     Extent of liability
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     Application for compensation
  • OFFENCES AND PENALTIES

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     Drunkenness or nuisance on metro railway
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     Penalty for taking or causing to take offensive material upon metro railway
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     Penalty for taking or causing to take dangerous material upon metro railway
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     Prohibition of demonstrations upon metro railway
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     Penalty for travelling on roof, etc., of a train
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     Penalty for unlawfully entering or remaining upon metro railway or walking on metro track
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     Endangering the safety of passengers by metro railway official
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     Abandoning train, etc., without authority
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     Obstructing running of train, etc
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     Obstructing metro railway official in his duties
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     Travelling without proper pass or ticket or beyond authorised distance
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     Needlessly interfering with means of communication in a train
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     Altering or defacing or counterfeiting pass or ticket
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     Defacing public notices
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     Any sale of articles on metro railway
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     Maliciously wrecking a train causing sabotage
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     Penalty for unauthorised sale of tickets
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     Maliciously hurting or attempting to hurt person travelling by metro railway
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     Endangering safety of persons travelling by metro railway by rash or negligent act or omission
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     Damage to or destruction of certain metro railway properties
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     Endangering the safely of persons travelling by metro railway by withful act or omission
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     Penalty for making a false claim for compensation
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     Offences by companies
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     Power of arrest without warrant
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     Arrest of person likely to abscond, etc
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     Magistrate having jurisdiction under the Act
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     Place of trial
  • MISCELLANEOUS

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     Power of Central Government to issue directions
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     Prohibition to work as non-Government metro railway
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     Protection of action taken in good faith
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     Restriction on execution against metro property
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     Officials of metro railway administration to be public servants
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     Procedure for delivery to metro railway administration of property detained by a metro railway official
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     Proof of entries in records and documents
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     Service of notice, etc., on metro railway administration
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     Service of notice, etc., by metro railway administratio
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     Presumption where notice i
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     Representation of metro railway administration
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     Appointment of security staff
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     Delegation of powers
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     Power to remove difficultie
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     Power of Central Government to make rules
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     Power of metro railway administration to make regulation
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     Rules and regulations to be laid before Parliament
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     Effect of Act inconsistent with other enactments
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     Application of other Acts
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     Repeal and savings