Railway Regulation Act, 1964
Act 31 of 1964
- Commenced on 22 May 1964
- [This is the version of this document at 1 December 1998.]
1. Short titleThis Act may be cited as the Railway Regulation Act, 1964.
2. InterpretationIn this Act, unless inconsistent with the context—“appurtenant works” means appurtenant works as defined in the Railway Act;“by-law” means by-law made by the Railway Board under section 43 of the Railway Act;“district executive officer” means the chief executive officer of Railway appointed under section 15 of the Railway Act;“magistrate’s court” means a court constituted under the Magistrates Courts Act No. 66 of 1938;“officer” or “servant”, in relation to the Railway, includes such officers or servants, respectively, of the Caminhos de Ferro de Mozambique as may from time to time be engaged in the operation of the Railway;“Railway” means the Swaziland Railway established by the Railway Act;“Railway Act” means the Swaziland Railway Act No. 15 of 1962;“railway policeman” means a person duly appointed under section 3;“railway reserve” means the railway reserve as defined in the Railway Act;“train” includes rail motor coach or other vehicle travelling on the railway line;“warehouse” means building or place provided or used by the Railway or by a person in charge or a railway station for the purpose of storing or depositing goods but where it is more convenient to the Railway that goods to be warehoused remain in trucks, “warehouse” shall include such trucks.
3. Appointment of railway police and their powers
4. Offences by servants of the Railway
5. Obstruction and trespass
6. Offences relating to safety of persons and propertyA person who does or causes or procures to be done any of the following acts, namely—
7. Interference with the railway, etc.
8. Liability of Railway for goods carried
9. Effect of accepting receipt
10. Imposition of conditions
11. Carriage of dangerous goods on the Railway
12. Liability for certain losses or injury
13. Damages for loss of, or injury to, animals carried on the RailwayNo greater damages shall be recovered from the Railway, for the loss of, or for any injury done to, any animals sent or delivered to the Railway, beyond the sums hereinafter mentioned, that is to say for any—
14. Delivery up to the Railway of things in custody of officer removed, etc.
15. Liability for loss of life of, or personal injury to, passengers
16. Travelling without ticket
17. When refund to be made by the RailwayThe Railway shall refund any fare or difference in fare paid under the provisions of section 16 if—
18. Defrauding or attempting to defraud the RailwayA person who defrauds, or attempts to defraud, the Railway by—
19. Removal from train and arrest upon refusal to pay fare
History of this document
01 December 1998 this version
22 May 1964