The Indian Tramways Act, 1886
27. Penalty for failure of promoter, lessee or licensee to comply with act or order.-
If a promoter-
(a) constructs or maintains a tramway otherwise than in accordance with the order, or
(b) opens the tramway for traffic or permits it to be so opened, before it has been inspected and certified in manner required by section 12, or
(c) fails to observe any requirement or condition of the order for neglect or breach whereof no penalty has been expressly provided in the order, or if a promoter, lessee or licensee runs a carriage on a tramway otherwise than in accordance with the order, he shall (without prejudice to the enforcement or specific performance of the requirements of this Act or of the order, or to any other remedy which may be obtained against him in a Court of Civil Judicature), on camplaint made by the 1[Government] or by the local authority or road-authority or by the District Magistrate or, with the previous sanction of the District Magistrate, by any person injuriously affected by the act or omission, be punished with fine which may extend to two hundred rupees, and in the case of a continuing offence to a further fine which may extend to fifty rupees for every day after the first during which the offence continues to be committed.
1. Subs. by the A.O. 1937, for "L.G.".
2. For an instance, see Mad. R. and O.