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. 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.]


66.     Subs. by Act 20 of 1987 
67.     Ins. by Act 94 of 1976 
!        Subs. for "Provincial" by the Adaptn. of Laws Orders, 1950



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