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The Boilers Act, 1923

( ACT NO. V Of 1923 )

Power to make rules
29. The Government may, by notification in the official Gazette, make rules consistent with this Act and the regulations made thereunder for all or any of the following purposes, namely:-
(a) for prescribing the qualifications and duties of the Chief Inspector and of Inspectors, for prescribing or constituting authorities to which they shall respectively be subordinate, and the limits of the administrative control to be exercised by such authorities;
(b) for regulating the transfer of boilers;
(c) for providing for the registration and certification of boilers in accordance with the regulations made under this Act;
(d) for requiring boilers to be in charge of persons holding certificates of competency, and for prescribing the conditions on which such certificates may be granted;
(e) for prescribing the times within which Inspectors shall be required to examine boilers under section 7 or section 8;
(f) for prescribing the fees payable for the issue of renewed certificates and the method of determining the amount of such fees in each case;
(g) for regulating inquiries into accidents;
(h) for constituting the appellate authority referred to in section 20, and for determining its powers and procedure;
(i) for determining the mode of disposal of fees, costs and penalties levied under this Act; and
(j) generally to provide for any matter which is, in the opinion of the Government, a matter of merely local importance 1[* * *].

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