1. [Repeal of Acts].-
Rep. by the Repealing Act, 1870 (14 of 1870), s. 1 and the Schedule, Part II.
1. Short title given by the Indian Short Titles Act, 1897 (14 of 1897).
This Act should be read with the Indian Tolls Act, 1864 (15 of 1864), and the Indian Tolls Act, 1888 (8 of 1888).
This Act has been amended in Assam by Assam Act 3 of 1931 and Act 1 of 1932; C. P. by C.P. Act 8 of 1932, Madras by Madras Act 6 of 1938, Act 14 of 1942 and Act 26 of 1950.
This Act is deemed to be in force throughout the territories administered by the Lieutenant-Governor of the Punjab on the 5th September, 1888 and to have been in force, from the 21st August 1857, in the territories for the time being administered as part of the Punjab.
It has been extended under s. 3 of Act 15 of 1864 to Ajmer and Merwara, see Gazette of India, 1889, Pt. II, p. 562.
It has been declared to be in force in the C.P. and the Sambalpur District by the C. P. Laws Act, 1875 (20 of 1875), s. 3; in the Sonthal Parganas by the Sonthal Parganas Settlement Regulation, 1872 (3 of 1872), s. 3. It has been declared, by notification under s. 3(a) of the Scheduled Districts Act, 1874 (14 of 1874), to be in force in the following Scheduled Districts, namely:-
The Districts of Hazaribagh, Lohardaga (now the Ranchi District, see Calcutta Gazette, 1899, Pt. I, p. 44), and Manbhum, and Pargana Dhalbhum and Kolhan in the District of Singhbhum...See Gazette of India, 1881, Pt. I, p. 504.
The District of Lahaul.... Ditto 1886, Pt. I, p. 301.
It has been extended by notification under s. 5 of the last mentioned Act to the Scheduled District of Coorg, see Gazette of India, 1878, Pt. I, p. 45; to the Scheduled Districts in Ganjam and Vizagapatam, see ibid., 1899, Pt. I, p. 720; to the Ducharti and Guditeru Muttahs, Yellavaram taluk, East Godavari Agency, see Notification No. 110, dated 22nd April, 1927, Fort St. George Gazette, 1927, Pt. I, p. 661, and to the District of Darjeeling, see Calcutta Gazette, 1934, Pt. I, p. 179.
It has been repealed in the Presidency of Bombay, to which it originally applied by the Bombay Tolls Act 1875 (Bom. Act 3 of 1875), s. 1 and has also been amended in Assam by Assam Acts 3 of 1931 and 1 of 1932; C.P. by C. P. Act 8 of 1932; and Madras by Madras Acts 6 of 1938 and 14 of 1942.
It has been repealed in Mysore by Mysore Act 29 of 1958. The Act has been extended to the whole of Madhya Pradesh by M.P. Act 23 of 1958 and to the Union territory of Pondicherry by Act 26 of 1968, s. 3 and the Schedule.
The Act has been amended in its application to Uttar Pradesh by U.P. Act 5 of 1957, Andhra Pradesh by A.P. Act 17 of 1975 and West Bengal by W.B. Act 18 of 1978.
2. Ins. by the A.O. 1937.
3. Subs., ibid., for "The Governor of the Presidency of Fort William in Bengal, the Lieutenant-Governor of the North-Western Provinces of Bengal and the Governor of the Presidency of Fort St. George in Council". The words "and the Governor of the Presidency of Bombay in Council" had been rep. by Act 8 of 1888, s. 5.
The authority of the Provincial Government in any Province of India not specified in s. 1A to which this Act and the Indian Tolls Act, 1864 (15 of 1864), may be or have been extended, is to be the same as if it had been originally specified in s. 2. See the Indian Tolls Act, 1888 (8 of 1888), s. 2(1).
4. The words "not exceeding the rates mentioned in the Schedule annexed to this Act" omitted by Act 38 of 1920, s. 2 and the First Schedule.
5. Subs. by the A.O. 1937, for "they respectively think fit".
6. Subs., ibid., for "at the expense of the Govt.".
7. Subs., ibid., for "them".