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Factories Act – Report – Form 8 (PV)
Testing or Examination of Pressure Plant or Vessel
FORM No – 8 Report of Examination of the pressure vessel or plant – External examination once in 6 months. Internal examination once in 12 months.
(1)An application duly filled in Form No. 8-B for the-testing or examination of pressure plant or vessel or water sealed gasholder shall be submitted to the respective Deputy Chief Inspector of Factories 108[***]
(2)109[The fee payable for the examination and testing of pressure plant or vessel or water sealed gasholder shall be as follows:
(i)Rs. 400 (Rupees four hundred only) per plant irrespective of its size or capacity for external examination;
(ii)Rs. 1000 (Rupees one thousand only) per plant unto 4 Kgf/Sq.cm(g) for Hydrostatic test:
(iii)Rs. 2,000 (Rupees two thousand only) per plant above 4 Kgf/Sq.cm.(g) for Hydrostatic test
(iv)Rs. 1,000 (Rupees one thousand only) per plant irrespective of the size or capacity for internal examination: and
(v)Rs. 4,000 (Rupees four thousand only) per plant or vessel irrespective of the size of capacity for non-destructive ultrasonic thickness gauging test.
(3)Every application under sub-rule (1) shall be accompanied 110[by a treasury receipt or by a crossed demand draft drawn in any branch of a Nationalized Bank in favour of the respective Deputy Chief Inspector of Factories] evidencing payment of the appropriate fee specified in sub-rule (2): and
(4)The occupier shall apply for examination and testing of Pressure Vessel or Plant along with the prescribed application and fee one month in advance from the date on which the vessel or plain fall due for such examination or test.]