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Related Legislation: - Dangerous Machines Rules, 1984

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1. Short title, extent and commencement
2. Declaration as to expediency of control by Union
3. Definitions
4. Act to override all other enactments

Administration of The Act

5. Appointment and functions of Controllers
6. Power of Controller to issue orders
7. Appointment of Inspectors
8. Controller, etc. to be public servants

Issue, Renewal and Cancellation of Licences to Manufacturers and Dealers

9. Licensing of manufacturers and dealers
10. Suspension and cancellation of licences
11. Cancellation of licence on application by manufacturer or dealer.
12. Licence to a firm to be invalid on the change of partnership

Duties and Responsibilities of the manufacturer or dealer of a Dangerous Machine

13. Manufacturer to ensure that every part of a dangerous machine conforms to prescribed standards
14. Particulars to be specified on every dangerous machine
15. Duties of the manufacturer to supply operator's manual with each dangerous machine
16. Certificate and guarantee by manufacturers and dealers
17. Liability of the manufacturer for reimbursement
18. Manufacturers and dealers to maintain records

Duties and Obligations of users of dangerous machines

19. User to get each dangerous machine registered
20. Matters to be ensured by users
21. Modification of existing dangerous machine
22. Employer's liability for compensation
23. Notice of accident
24. Duty of employer to take out Insurance policies
25. Omission or failure of the employer to take out Insurance policies

Inspection, Search and Seizure

26. Examination of machine causing death or injury
27. Inspection of records etc
28. Power to enter and search
29. Power of seizure
30. Search and seizure to be made in accordance with the Code of Criminal Procedure, 1973

Offences and Their Trial

31. Punishment for contravention of the provisions of the Act
32. Offences by companies
33. Cognizance and trial of offences


34. Appeals
35. Protection of action taken in good faith
36. Power of Central Government to make rules
37. Power of State Government to make rules
38. Power to give directions