The National Waterway (Kollam-Kottapuram Stretch Of West Coast Canal And Champakara And Udyogandal Canals) Act, 1992

The National Waterway (Kollam-Kottapuram Stretch Of West Coast Canal And Champakara And Udyogandal Canals) Act, 1992

No.25 OF 1992

[18th August, 1992]

 

An Act to provide for the declaration the Kollam-Kottapuram stretch of West Coast Canal and Champakara and Udyogmandal Canals to be a national waterway; and also to provide for the regulation and development of the said stretch and the Canals for purposes of shipping and navigation the said waterway; and for matters connected therewith or incidental thereto.

Contents

1.Short title and Commencement

2.Declaration of Kollam-Kotapuram stretch of West Coast Canal and Champakara and Udyogmandal Canals to be a national waterway

3.Declaration as to expediency of control by the Union of Kollam-Kottapuram stretch of West Coast Canal and Champakara and Udyogmandal Canals for certain purposes

THE SCHEDULE

 

BE it enacted by Parliament in the Forty-third Year of the Republic of India as follows:

 

 

1.Short title and Commencement

.- (1) This Act may be called the National Waterway (Kollam-Kottapuram Stretch of West Coast Canal and Champakara and UDYOGANDAL Canals) Act, 1992.

 

 (2) It shall come into force on such date {1.2.1993 vide Notification No.S.O.806 (E) dated 30.10.1993, Gazette of India, Extraordinary , 1992 , Pt.II Sec.3(ii)}as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint.

 

 

2.Declaration of Kollam-Kotapuram stretch of West Coast Canal and Champakara and Udyogmandal Canals to be a national waterway

.- The Kollam-Kottapuram stretch of West Coast Canal  and Champakara and Udyogmandal Canals, the limits of which are specified in the Schedule, is hereby declared to be a national waterway.

 

 

 

3.Declaration as to expediency of control by the Union of Kollam-Kottapuram stretch of West Coast Canal and Champakara and Udyogmandal Canals for certain purposes

.- It is hereby declared that it is expedient in the public interest that the Union should take under its control the regulation and development of Kollam-Kottapuram stretch of West Coast Canal and Champakara and Udyogmandal Canals for purposes of shipping and navigation not he national waterway to the extent provided in the Indian Waterways Authority of India Act, 1985 (82 of 1965).

 

 

 

THE SCHEDULE

 

(See section 2)

 

LIMITS OF THE NATIONAL WATERWAY (KOLLAM-KOTTAPURAM STRETCH OF WEST COAST CANAL AND CHAMPAKARA AND UDYOGMANDAL CANALS)

 

The northern limit of the West Coast Canal shall be a line drawn across the river Periyar parallel to Kottapuram road bridge connecting Maliankara and Valiapanikan Thuruthu at a distance of 1.0 Kilometre upstream, and the southern limit shall be a line drawn across the Ashtamudi Kayal at a distance of 100 meters south of Kollam jetty.

 

The Champakara Canal starting from the confluence with the West Coast Canal and ending at the railway bridge (railway siding for Coaching Oil Refinery) nearby Fertilizers and Chemicals Travancore Limited, boat basin.

 

The Udyogmandal Canal starting from the confluence with West Coast Canal and ending at the Padalam road bridge (Eloor-Edayar).

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