Government of Uttarakhand exempts Established Registered Boilers whose certificates have expired during the lockdown

Apr 13, 2020 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team

Commercial Compliance

The State Government of Uttarakhand on April 08, 2020, has rendered non-obstructive service during the lockdown period in view of the COVID-19 outbreak, to the Established Registered Boilers whose certificates have been expired or are due from March 15, 2020 to April 30, 2020.

The validity of renewal under Section-6 (c) which specifies the prohibition of use of unregistered or uncertificate boiler and Section-8 which specifies procedure for renewal of certificate, of the Boilers Act, 1923, is extended for the period up to April 30, 2020, subject to the following restrictions, in respect of goods being manufactured or factories operating in a continuous process:

1.       During the period of expansion, the boiler owner must compulsorily follow the security provisions given in the Boilers Act, 1923 Boiler Attendants Rules and Boiler Operation Rules.

2.       Over the extended period, the boiler owner shall not repair any type of boiler installed in the establishment without the prior approval of the Chief Boiler Inspector.

3.       The boiler owner will complete the renovation immediately after the lockdown period will get over.

4.       The extension will be applicable only to boilers whose renewal has expired on March 15, 2020 or after March 15, 2020.


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