Dangerous Machines (Regulation) Act

Issue, Renewal and Cancellation of Licences to Manufacturers and Dealers


Section 10: Suspension and cancellation of licences

(1) The Controller may, if he has any reasonable cause to believe that the holder of a licence granted under section 9 has made a statement in, or in relation to, any application for the issue or renewal of a licence, which is incorrect or false in material particulars, or has contravened any provision of this Act or any rule or order made thereunder or of any other law for the time being in force which regulates the bringing into or taking out of India any dangerous machines , suspend such licence pending the completion of any inquiry or trial against the holder of such licence, for making such incorrect or false statement or for such contravention, as the case may be:
Provided that no such licence shall be suspended for a period exceeding ten days unless the holders thereof has been given a reasonable opportunity of showing cause against the proposed action.
(2) The Controller may, if he is satisfied after making such inquiry as he may think fit, that the holder of any licence issued or renewed under this Act has made such incorrect or false statement as is referred to in sub-section (1), or has omitted or failed to manufacturer any dangerous machine in accordance with the prescribed standards or has contravened the provisions of such law, rule or order, as is referred to in that sub-section, cancel such licence:
Provided that no licence shall be cancelled unless the holder thereof has been given a reasonable opportunity of showing cause against the proposed action.
(3) Every person whose licence has been suspended or cancelled shall, immediately after such suspension or cancellation, stop functioning as such licensee and shall not resume business as such licensee until the order of such suspension or cancellation has been vacated.
(4) Every person who holds a licence which is suspended or cancelled shall, immediately after such suspension or cancellation, surrender such licence to the Controller.
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