The Major Port Authorities Act, 2021
75. Repeal and savings.-
(1) The Major Port Trusts Act, 1963 (38 of 1963) is here by repealed.
(2) Notwithstanding the repeal of the Major Port Trusts Act, 1963 (38 of 1963) under sub-section (1),-
(a) anything done primarily by the Board of Trustees and Tariff Authority for Major Ports under the Major Port Trusts Act, 1963 (38 of 1963) in respect of any rule, notification, inspection, order or notice made or issued or any appointment or declaration made or any operation undertaken or any direction given or any proceeding taken or any penalty, punishment, forfeiture or fine imposed under the Major Port Trusts Act, 1963, shall, insofar as it is not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act, be deemed to have been done or taken under the corresponding provisions of this Act;
(b) any order, rule, notification, regulation, appointment, conveyance, mortgage, deed, trust, special purpose vehicle, joint venture, document or agreement made, fee directed, resolution passed, direction given, proceeding taken, instrument executed or issued, or thing done under or in pursuance of the repealed Major Port Trusts Act, 1963 (38 of 1963), shall, if in force at the commencement of this Act and not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act, continue to be in force, and shall have effect as if made, directed, passed, given, taken, executed, issued or done under or in pursuance of this Act;
(c) any principle or rule of law, or established jurisdiction, form or course of pleading, practice or procedure or existing usage, custom, privilege, restriction or exemption shall not be affected, notwithstanding that the same respectively may have been in any manner affirmed or recognised or derived by, in, or from, the repealed Major Port Trusts Act, 1963 (38 of 1963);
(d) any person appointed to any office under or by virtue of the repealed Major Port Trusts Act, 1963 (38 of 1963) shall be deemed to have been appointed to that office under or by virtue of this Act;
(e) any jurisdiction, custom, liability, right, title, privilege, restriction, exemption, usage, practice, procedure or other matter or thing not in existence or in force shall not be revised or restored;
(f) any documents and any funds constituted and established under the repealed enactments shall be deemed to be documents and funds constituted or established under the corresponding provisions of this Act;
(g) any prosecution instituted under the repealed enactments and pending immediately before the commencement of this Act before any Court shall, subject to the provisions of this Act, continue to be heard and disposed of by the said Court;
(h) any inspection, investigation or inquiry ordered to be done under the repealed Major Port Trusts Act, 1963 (38 of 1963) shall continue to be proceeded with as if such inspection, investigation or inquiry has been ordered under the corresponding provisions of this Act; and
(i) the application of this Act to the port of Mumbai, the Bombay Port Trust Act, 1879 (6 of 1879) and the port of Kolkata, the Calcutta Port Act, 1890 (3 of 1890), in so far as the said Acts apply to municipal assessment of the properties of the port of Mumbai and port of Kolkata and matters connected therewith, shall continue to so apply.
(3) The mention of particular matters in sub-section (2) shall not be held to prejudice the general application of section 6 of the General Clauses Act, 1897 (10 of 1897) with regard to the effect of repeal of the Major Port Trusts Act, 1963 (38 of 1963).