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The following Act of the Gujarat Legislature, having been assented to by the Governor on the 14th March, is hereby published for general information. First published, after having received the assent of the Governor in the Gujarat Government Gazette, on the 1 4th March, AN ACT to consolidates law relating to regulation of the construction, maintenance and safe operating of lifts and escalators and the machinery and apparatus pertaining thereto in the State of Gujarat It is hereby enacted in the Fifty-first Year of the Republic of India as follows 1.
Full text of “The Gujarat Lifts and Escalators Act, “
Short mie, extent and 2 It extends to the whole of the State of Gujarat. In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires, — DtfcMwa a “Baluster” means a short pillar slender above and bulging below; b “Balustrade” means a row of balusters meant for ecalators moving handrails; c “Chief Inspector” and “Inspector” means respectively the person appointed to be the Chief Inspector of lifts and escalators and the Inspector of lifts and escalators under sub-section 1 of section 15; 4.
The Chief Inspector may there upon either grant or refuse the permission to erect lift or escalator.
The permission so granted shall be validjor a period of six months from the date on which it is granted or for such further period not exceeding six months as may be allowed by the Chief Inspector for sufficient reasons. Provided that where the Chief Inspector refuses to grant the licence, he shall give a reasonable opportunity of being heard to the applicant. Lift or escalator not to be operated – with Mt licence. Suspension or c a nce ll a tion of licence.
Additions and alterations to lift or escalator installation. Right to enter any building for Inspection of lift or escalator and lift or escalator installation, etc. No lift or escalator shall be operated except under and in conformity with the terms and conditions of the licence granted in respect of the same. If the licensee has contravened any of the provisions of the Act or rules or any of the conditions of the licence or directions given to him, the Chief Inspector may, after giving a reasonable opportunity of being heard, suspend the licence for such period as he thinks fit or cancel it.
No additions or alterations other than those required to be made under sub- section 2 of section 10 shall be made to any lift or escalator installation except with the previous permission in writing of an officer authorised in this behalf by the State Government.
The Gujarat Lifts and Escalators Act, 2000
The owner or, as the case may be, his agent shall thereupon comply with the order within the period specified therein and shall forthwith report in writing to the officer of having so complied with. The owner of a building in which a lift or an escalator is installed or his agent Owneriogtve appointed under sub-section 2 of section 14 shall afford all reasonable facilities to the officer or a person authorised under section 1 3 for inspecting a lift or an escalator under sections 10 and 16 and whenever ordered to do so by the officer shall, at his own cost, procure at such inspection the attendance of the person, if any, with whom he has entered into a contract for the erection or maintenance of the lift or an escalator being a person authorised under section 13 for the work of erection or maintenance of a lift or an escalator or a representative of such person who is competent to assist the officer in inspecting the lift or an escalator.
Authorisation to a person for erection, maintenance, inspection and test 3 No person shall be authorised under sub-section 1 unless he fulfils qualifications and such other requirements as may be prescribed. J The State Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint persons duly qualified as Electrical Inspector under the Indian Electricity Act,to be- a the Chief Inspector of lifts and escalators; b the Inspector of lifts and escalators.
The fee shall be paid within such period and in such manner as may be prescribed. All sums payable as fees or interest under this Act shall be recoverable as arrears of land revenue. Whoever contravenes any of the provisions of this Act, rules or the conditions Penalty, of a licence or a direction given by the Chief inspector or the inspector under this Act or the rules shall, on conviction, be punishable with fine not exceeding five thousand rupees and, in the case of continuing contravention, with an additional fine which may extend to one hundred rupees for every day during which such contravention continues after conviction for the first such contravention.
Provided that nothing contained in this sub-section shall render any such person liable to any punishment provided in this Act, if he proves that the offence was – committed without his knowledge and that he exercised all due diligence to prevent the commission of such offence. No court shall take cognizance of any offence under this Act except with the Cognizance of previous sanction of the Chief Inspector or the State Government.
Application of Act to lifts or escalators Government In the application of the provisions of this Act to lifts or escalators installed by the Government, the provisions of this Ad shall be deemed to have been adopted or modified to the extent specified in the Schedule. Power to make rales.
Nothing contained in this Act shall affect the provisions of the Indian Electricity Act, or any rules made thereunder.
THE GUJARAT LIFTS AND ESCALATORS ACT 2000
On the commencement of this Act, the Bombay Lifts Act, 1 in its application to the State of Gujarat, shall stand repealed: Provided that such repeal shall not affect the previous operation of the said Act and anything done or action taken including any appointment escalwtors delegation made, application or other document filed, licence granted, inquiry or inspection made, notification or notice issued, rule made, proceeding instituted, fees recovered or penalty imposed escslators or under the provisions of the said Act, shall, in so far as it is not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act, be deemed to have been done or taken under the corresponding provisions of acr Act, and shall continue in force unless and until superseded by anything done or any action taken under this Act.
The following Act of the Gujarat Legislature, having been assented to by the Governor on the 10 th April, is hereby published for general information.
It is hereby enacted in the Sixty-fourth Y ear of the republic of India as follows: Short title and commencement. I Amendment of 3.
In the principal Act, in section 6, in sub-section 1for the words section 6 of Guj. In the principal Act, in, after section 1 0, the following section shall be section ioa of inserted, namely: Power of State Government to designate in the areas comprising of municipal corporations or municipalities.
In the principal Act, for section 1 5, the following shall be substituted, namely: Amendment of section 13 of Guj. Substitution of section 15 of Guj.
Power of State Government to give directions. In the principal Act, for section 25, the following section shall be substituted, namely: Nothing contained in this Act gujsrat affect the provisions EleCtri 2 M 3 not Electricity Act, or any rules made thereunder. Each of the Acts specified in the second column of the Schedule shall be amended in the manner and to the extent specified against it in the third column thereof.
LIX lifgs and Guj. Insertion of new section 63A in Bom. It shall be incumbent relating to upon the municipal corporation Escalators. Insertion of new section 87A in Guj. It shall be incumbent relating to upon the municipality to Lifts and implement the provisions of the Escalators, Life; and Escalators Act, consequent upon the issuance of notification by the State Government under section 10A of the said Act.
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