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The Boilers Act, 1923

( ACT NO. V OF 1923 )

Duty of owner at examination
14.(1) On any date fixed under this Act for the examination of a boiler, the owner thereof shall be bound-
(a) to afford to the Inspector all reasonable facilities for the examination and all such information as may reasonably be required of him;
(b) to have the boiler properly prepared and ready for examination in the prescribed manner; and
(c) in the case of an application for the registration of a boiler, to provide such drawings, specifications, certificates and other particulars as may be prescribed.
(2) If the owner fails, without reasonable cause, to comply with the provisions of sub-section (1), the Inspector shall refuse to make the examination and shall report the case to the Chief Inspector who shall, unless sufficient cause to the contrary is shown, require the owner to file a fresh application under section 7 or section 8, as the case may be, and may forbid him to use the boiler notwithstanding anything contained in section 10.

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