‘Major Ports Regulatory Authority Act’ draft ready
The Ministry of Shipping has prepared the draft of the Major Ports Regulatory Authority Act, 2009 (MPRAA, 2009). The draft was finalised by the committee headed by additional secretary and financial advisor.
The MPRAA 2009 Act will be successor to the provisions currently enshrined in the Major Port Trusts Act, 1963 in so far as the working of Tariff Authority for Major Ports (TAMP) is concerned.
The draft of MPRAA, 2009 has been hosted on the Ministry of Shipping website (www.shipping.nic.in). Comments/suggestions from all concerned are invited on the draft Act, latest by 21.07.2009.
The Ministry has further informed that a public hearing will be conducted on Friday, the 24th July, 2009 at 10.00 am in the Ministry of Shipping, Conference Hall, 4th floor, Transport Bhavan, Parliament Street, New Delhi 110 001.