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The Boilers Act, 1923

( ACT NO. V Of 1923 )

Other penalties
24. Any person who -
 
 
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(b) being the owner of a boiler fails to cause the registered number allotted to the boiler under this Act to be marked on the boiler as required by sub-section (6) of section 7, or
 
 
(c) makes any structural alteration, addition or renewal in or to a boiler without first obtaining the sanction of the Chief Inspector when so required by section 12, or to a steam-pipe without first informing the Chief Inspector, when so required by section 13, or
 
 
(d) fails to report an accident to a boiler or steam-pipe when so required by section 18, or
 
 
(e) tampers with a safety valve of a boiler so as to render it inoperative at the maximum pressure at which the use of the boiler is authorised under this Act,
 
 
2[(f) generates steam illegally under pressure in any closed vessel exceeding 22.75 liters in capacity,]
 
 
shall be punishable with fine which may extend to 3[ten thousand taka].

  • 1
    Clause (a) was omitted by section 3 and 2nd Schedule of the Bangladesh Laws (Revision And Declaration) Act, 1973 (Act No. VIII of 1973)
  • 2
    Clause (f) was inserted by section 6 of the Boilers (Amendment) Act, 1990 (Act No. XI of 1990)
  • 3
    The words "ten thousand taka" were substituted, for the words "five hundred rupees" by section 5 of the Boilers (Amendment) Act, 1990 (Act No. XI of 1990)
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