The Northern Indian Ferries Act `1878An Act to regulate Ferries in Northern India.
List of Chapters & Sections
I.--PRELIMINARY II.--PUBLIC FERRIES III.--PRIVATE FERRIES IV.--PENALTIES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE V.--MISCELLANEOUS
II.--PUBLIC FERRIES4Power to declare establish define and discontinue public ferries5Claims for compensation6Superintendence of public ferries7Management may be vested in municipality7AManagement may be vested in District Council or District or Local Board8Letting ferry tolls by auction9Recovery of arrears from lessee10Power to cancel lease11Surrender of lease12Power to make rules13Private ferry not to ply within two miles of public ferry without sanction14Person using approaches, etc., liable to pay toll15Tolls16Table of tolls17Tolls, rents, compensation and fines are to form part of revenues of State18Compounding for tolls
IV.--PENALTIES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE21Penalty for breach of provisions as to table of tolls, list of tolls and return of traffic22Penalty for taking unauthorised toll, and for causing delay23Penalty for breach of rules made under sections 12 and 1924Concealment of lease on default or breach of rules25Penalties on passengers offending26Penalty for maintaining private ferry within prohibited limits27Fines payable to lessee28Penalty for rash navigation and stacking of timber29Power to arrest without warrant30Power to try summarily31Magistrate may assess damage done by offender