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THE METRO RAILWAYS (CONSTRUCTION OF WORKS) ACT, 1978

Title : THE METRO RAILWAYS (CONSTRUCTION OF WORKS) ACT, 1978

Year : 1978



The Central Government may, for the purposes of (his Act, appoint a General Manager for every metro railway.



(1) The Central Government may constitute Advisory Board for every metro railway for the purpose of assisting or advising (hat Government on -

(a) The formulation and co-ordination of plans for the development of metro railway and its expansion;

(b) The financing and execution of any project for the construction of the metro railway;

(c) Such other matters as may be referred to it for carrying out the purposes of this Act and in particular for the purpose of ensuring that the functions of the metro railway administration are exercised with due regard to the circumstances or conditions prevailing in, and requirements of, the 1*[metropolitan city, metropolitan area and the National Capital Region].

(2) The Advisory Board shall consist of such number of members (being officers of (the Government) not exceeding nine as may be appointed to it by the Central Government.

(3) The Central Government shall appoint one of the members of the Advisory Board as its Chairman.

(4) The Central Government shall publish in the Official Gazette the names of alt the members of the Advisory Board and the Chairman thereof.

(5) The Advisory Board shall meet at such times and places and shall observe such procedure in regard to the transaction of its business as may be prescribed.

(6) The members of the Advisory Board shall hold office for such term as may be prescribed.

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1. Substituted vide Metro Railways (Amendment) Act, 2009. Previous text was :-
"metropolitan city"
 
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(1) The Advisory Board may constitute as many committees as it deems necessary consisting wholly of members of such Boarder wholly of other persons or partly of members of the Board and partly of other persons for such purposes as it may think fit.
   
(2) Every committee constituted under sub-section (1) shall meet at such times and places and shall observe such procedure in regard to the transaction of its business as may be prescribed.

(3) There shall be paid to the members of the committee who are not members of the Advisory Board, such fees and allowances for attendance at the meetings of the committee and such traveling allowances as may be prescribed.

Last updated on July, 2016

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