PRELIMINARY1. Short title, application and commencement
(1) These rules may be called the Atomic Energy (Factories) Rules, 1996.(2) They shall apply to all factories owned by the Central Government and engaged incarrying out the purposes of the Atomic Energy Act, 1962 (33 of 1962).(3) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the OfficialGazette.
In these rules, unless the context otherwise requires,(a) “Act” means the Factories Act, 1948 (63 of 1948);(b) “Certifying Surgeon” means the medical officer of the factory concerned;(c) “Competent Authority” means any officer or authority appointed by the CentralGovernment by notification in the Official Gazette for the purposes of these rules;(d) “Form” means forms set out in the appendix to these rules;(e) “Indian Standard” means the Indian Standard as defined in clause (g) of section 2 of theBureau of Indian Standards Act, 1986 (63 of 1986);(f) “Inspector” means an officer appointed under section 8 of the Act and includes theCompetent Authority;(g) “Manager” of the factory means the person responsible to the occupier for the working of the factory for the purposes of the Act;(h) Words and expressions used but not defined in these rules shall have the meaningsrespectively assigned to them in the Factories Act, 1948 (63 of 1948);
3. Approval of plans
(1) Every proposal for obtaining the previous permission for locating the site on which thefactory is to be situated or for the construction or expansion of a factory shall be made to theCompetent Authority in writing and shall be accompanied by the document specified in sub-rule(2).
- Extension for the purpose of these rules shall include any modification to theprocess, equipments, alterations in lay-outs & structures.(2) The following documents shall accompany every proposal made under sub-rule (1),namely (a) a flow chart of the manufacturing process supplemented by a brief description of theprocess in its various stages;(b) plans in duplicate drawn to scale showing