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The Railways Act, 1890

( ACT NO. IX OF 1890 )

Chapter II


Appointment and duties of Inspectors
4. (1) The Government may appoint persons, by name or by virtue of their office, to be inspectors of the railway.
(2) The duties of an Inspector of the railway shall be-
(a) to inspect the railway with a view to determine whether they are fit to be opened for the public carriage of passengers, and to report thereon to the Government as required by this Act;
(b) to make such periodical or other inspections of any railway or of any rolling-stock used thereon as the Government may direct;
(c) to make inquiry under this Act into the cause of any accident on the railway;
(d) to perform such other duties as are imposed on him by this Act, or any other enactment for the time being in force relating to the railway.

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