THE GAZETTE OF INDIA : EXTRAORDINARY [PART II—SEC. 3(i)]
MINISTRY OF SHIPPING
New Delhi, the 13th July, 2016
G.S.R. 687(E).—Whereas, the draft Inland Vessels (Prevention and Control of Pollution and Protection of Inland Water) Rules, 2016, were published, in exercise of the powers conferred by section 54H of the Inland Vessels Act,1917 (1 of 1917) in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II, Section 3 sub-section (i) dated the 3rd February, 2016, vide GSR 144(E) dated 3rd February, 2016 as required by sub-section (1) of section 74 of the said Act inviting objections and suggestions from all persons likely to be affected thereby, before the expiry of the period of thirty days from the date on which copies of the Gazette containing the said draft rules were made available to the public.
The said notification was made available to the general public on the third day of February i.e., the 3rd February, 2016.
And, whereas, objection and suggestions received in respect of the said draft rules have been considered by the Central Government.
Now, therefore, in exercise of powers conferred by section 54H of the Inland Vessels Act, 1917, the Central Government makes the following Rules, namely:-
1. Short title and commencement. – (1) These rules may be called the InlandVessels (Prevention and Control of Pollution and Protection of Inland Water) Rules, 2016.
(2) They shall come into force on date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
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