|.||THE FACTORIES ACT [Act No. 63 of 1948] As amended by the Factories (Amendment) Act, 1987]||.|
|.||CHAPTER I, Preliminary||.|
6. Approval, licensing and registration of factories
(1)The State Government may make rules -
(2) If on an application for permission referred to in 29[clause (aa)]of sub-section (1) accompanied bytheplans andspecifications required by the rules made under clause(b)ofthatsub-section,sentto the28[State]GovernmentorChief Inspector by registered post, no order is communicatedtotheapplicantwithin three months from the date on which it is sosent,thepermission applied for in the said application shall be deemed to have been granted.
(3) Where a 28[State] Government or a Chief Inspector refuses to grantpermission to the site, constructionorextension ofafactoryortotheregistrationand licensing of a factory, the applicant may withinthirty days ofthedateofsuch refusal, appeal to the Central Government if the decision appealedfrom wasof the 28[State] Government and to the 28[State] Government in any other case.
Explanation: A factory shallnot be deemed to be extended withinthemeaning of this section by reason only ofthe replacement ofanyplantormachinery,orwithin such limits as may be prescribed, ofthe addition of any plant or machinery.30[If such replacement or addition does notreducethe minimum clearspacerequiredfor safe working around the plant or machinery or adversely affect the environmental conditions from the evolution or emission of steam, heat or dust or fumes injurious to health.]
by Act 94 of 1976