Indian Bare Acts

THE METRO RAILWAYS (CONSTRUCTION OF WORKS) ACT, 1978

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

Year : 1978



(1) The Central Government may appoint as many persons as it thinks fit by name or by virtue of their office to be Commissioners of metro railway.

 (2) Every Commissioner shall-

(a) Inspect the metro railway with a view to determining whether it is fit to be opened for public carriage of passengers and report thereon to the Central Government;

(b) Make such periodical or other inspections of any metro railway or of any rolling stock used thereon as the Central Government may direct;

(c) Perform such other duties as may be imposed on him by or under this Act or any other enactment for the lime being in force relating to railways or required by the Central Government.



Subject to the control of the Central Government every Commissioner shall have the power-

(a) To enter upon and inspect any metro railway or any rolling stock used thereon;

(b) To make any enquiry or to take any measurement as be thinks fit for the performance of his duties under this Act;

(c) By an order in writing under his hand and official seat addressed to any metro railway administration, to require the attendance before him of any officer or other employee of the metro railway and to require answers or returns, to such enquiries as he thinks fit to make, from such officer or other employee or from the said administration;

(d) To require the production of any book or other documents belonging to, or in the possession or control of, any metro railway administration which it appears to him to be necessary to inspect for the performance of his duties by or under this Act.



Every metro railway administration shall afford to every. Commissioner all reasonable facilities for performing the duties or exercising the powers imposed or conferred upon him by or under this Act.

Last updated on July, 2016

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