(1) This Act may be called the Gujarat Lifts and Escalators Act, Short mie, extent and (2) It extends to the whole of the State of Gujarat. commence!. The Gujarat Lifts and Escalators Act, Gujarat Act No. 4 of guj [ Dated 14th March, ]. For Statement of Objects and Reasons, See Gujarat. Gujarat Lifts and Escalators Act, (PDF) Gujrat State Income Tax Act, , Section 14A sub-section (2) and (3) – Finance Act,
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Liffts 3 – Permission to erect lift or escalator 1 Every owner of a place intending to instal a lift or an escalator in such place after the commencement of this Act, shall make an application in such form as may be prescribed, to such officer as the state Government may authorise in this behalf, for permission to erect such 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. Nothing contained in this Act shall affect the provisions EleCtri 2 M 3 not Electricity Act, or any rules made thereunder.
Power to make rales. On the commencement of this Act, the Bombay Lifts Act, 1 in its application to the State of Gujarat, shall stand repealed: Substitution of section 15 of Guj. All sums payable as fees or interest under this Act ane be recoverable as arrears of land revenue.
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. In the principal Act, in section 6, in sub-section 1for the words section 6 of Guj.
LIX of and Guj. Provided that where the Chief Inspector refuses to grant the licence, he shall give a reasonable opportunity of being heard to the applicant.
This Act was assented to by the Governor on the 14th March, 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.
Section 4 – Licence to use lift or escalator 1 The owner who is permitted to instal a lift or escalator under section 3 shall, within one month after the completion of erection of such lift or escalator, make an application to such officer as the State Government may authorise in this behalf, for a licence for operating the lift or an escalator.
THE GUJARAT LIFTS AND ESCALATORS ACT
AN ACT to consolidates law relating to regulation of the construction, maintenance and safe operating of lifts and escakators 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. Additions and alterations to lift lifte escalator installation. 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 andd such contravention.
Short mie, extent and 2 It extends to the whole of the State of Gujarat. For authoritative text, please contact the relevant state department concerned or refer to the latest government publication or the gazette notification. It is hereby enacted in the Fifty-first Year of the Republic of India as follows: Right to enter any building for Inspection of lift or escalator and lift or escalator installation, etc.
PRS or any persons connected with it do not accept any liability arising from the use of this document. It shall be incumbent relating to upon the municipal corporation Escalators. The Chief Inspector may there upon either grant or refuse the permission to erect lift or escalator.
THE GUJARAT LIFTS AND ESCALATORS ACT 2000
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. 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. The following Act of the Gujarat Legislature, having been assented to by the Governor on the 14th March, is hereby published for general information.
Part-V, dated the 22nd February,p. Any person using this material should take their own professional and legal advice before acting on any information contained pifts this document.
The contents of this document have been obtained from sources PRS believes to be reliable. 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.
Insertion of new section 63A in Bom. Authorisation to a person for erection, maintenance, inspection and excalators 3 No person shall be authorised under sub-section 1 unless he fulfils qualifications and such other requirements as may be prescribed. It shall be incumbent relating to upon the municipality to Lifts and lifys 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.
Suspension or c a nce ll a tion of licence. If the licensee has contravened any of the provisions esccalators 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.
Lift or escalator not to be operated – with Mt licence. Provided that such repeal shall not affect the previous operation of the said Act and ggujarat done or action taken including any appointment or 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 by 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 this Act, and shall continue in force unless and until superseded by anything done or any action taken under this Act.