Tamil Nadu Labour and Employment Department proposes increase in fees for tests and examinations of pressure plants

Tamil Nadu Labour and Employment Department proposes increase in fees for tests and examinations of pressure plants

September 14, 2017 Labour 0

In a recent notification dated 24th July ,2017, the Tamil Nadu Government has proposed amendments to the Tamil Nadu Factories Rules,1950.

(i)            Modifications in the schedule pertaining to Rule 4 (Registration and grant of license for a factory) – Fees payable in respect of maximum number of persons to be employed, corresponding to total Horse Power installed.

(ii)           Increase in fees- The fee payable for various processes under the Rules have increased, such as routine clinical examination and renewal of certificates etc. Some of the major changes are as follows:-

ProvisionPrincipal RulesAmended Rules
Rule 4

The Schedule

Rs.400/- per plant or vessel irrespective of its size or capacity, for the external examination; Rs.800/- per plant or vessel irrespective of its size or capacity, for the external examination;
Rule 4

The Schedule

Rs.1000/- per plant or vessel upto 4 kgf/sq.cm(g) for the Hydrostatic test;Rs. 2000/- per plant or vessel upto 4 kgf/sq.cm(g) for the Hydrostatic test;
Rule 4

The Schedule

Rs. 2000/- per plant or vessel above 4 kgf/sq.cm(g) for the Hydrostatic test;Rs. 4000/- per plant or vessel above 4 kgf/sq.cm(g) for the Hydrostatic test;
Rule 4

The Schedule

Rs.1000/- per plant or vessel irrespective of the size or capacity, for the internal examination; andRs. 2000/- per plant or vessel irrespective of the size or capacity, for the internal examination; and
Rule 4

The Schedule

Rs.4000/- per plant or vessel irrespective of the size or capacity, for the non-destructive ultrasonic thickness gauging test.Rs. 8000/- per plant or vessel irrespective of the size or capacity, for the non-destructive ultrasonic thickness gauging test.
Rule 67-AThe fee for such routine clinical examination of each member of the canteen staff by the certifying surgeons shall be Rs.100/- only which fee is exclusive of any charges incurred for conducting any kind of laboratory tests, etc.The fee for such routine clinical examination of each member of the canteen staff by the certifying surgeons shall be Rs.200/- which fee is exclusive of any charges incurred for conducting any kind of laboratory tests, etc.
Rule 86-AA fee of Rs.100/- shall be charged for such certificates or renewal thereof or such duplicates. The fee shall be paid by the Occupier into the local treasury and the receipt attached with the application.A fee of Rs.200/- shall be charged for such certificates or renewal thereof or such duplicates. The fee shall be paid by the Occupier into the local treasury and the receipt attached with the application.

 

The Government has invited objection or suggestions from stakeholders, which must be sent in duplicate, to the following address, before September 7, 2017:

Secretary to the Government, Labour and Employment Department, Secretariat, Fort St. George, Chennai-600 009 and the Director of Industrial Safety and Health, T.S. No. 47/1, Sidco Industrial Estate, (Near Metro water Roundana), Guindy, Chennai-600 032.

Source: Tamil Nadu Labour and Employment Department (Please refer to Page 11 of the document)

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