Union Minister of Ports, Shipping and Waterways, Shri Sarbananda Sonowal said that the initiative taken is a part of the pro-active approach adopted by the Ministry by repealing colonial laws and replacing them with legislation catering to modern and contemporary needs and development of the maritime sector.

Enactment Date Act Number Short Title Purpose and Gist 27-Aug-1838 19 The Coasting vessels Act, 1838 11-Feb-1873 08 The Northern India Canal and Drainage Act, 1873 15-Mar-1881 16 The Obstructions in Fairways Act, 1881 18-Dec-1908 15 The Indian Ports Act, 1908 7-Feb-1917 01 The Inland Vessels Act, 1917 21-Sep-1925 26 The Indian Carriage of Goods by Sea Act, 1925 21-Sep-1927 […]

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