|.||THE FACTORIES ACT [Act No. 63 of 1948] As amended by the Factories (Amendment) Act, 1987]||.|
|.||CHAPTER IV, Safety||.|
31. Pressure plant
66[(1) If in any factory, any plant or machinery or any part thereof is operated at a pressure above atmospheric pressure, effective measures shall be taken to ensure that the safe working pressure of such plant or machinery or part is not exceeded.]
(2) The ![State] Government may make rules providing for the examination and testing of any plant or machinery such as is referred to in sub-section (i) and prescribing such other safety measures in relation thereto as may in its opinion be necessary in any factory or class or description of factories.
67[(3) The State Government may, by rules, exempt, subject to such conditions as may be specified therein, any part of any plant or machinery referred to in sub-section (1) from the provisions of this section.]
Subs. by Act 20 of 1987