Dangerous Machines (Regulation) Act

Offences and Their Trial


Section 31: Punishment for contravention of the provisions of the Act

Whoever, in contravention of the provisions of this Act, or any rule or order made thereunder -
(a) manufactures, or carries on business as a manufacturer or dealer of, any dangerous machine without being in possession of a valid licence issued or renewed under this Act;
(b) employs a child in the operation of any dangerous machine;
(c) causes any person to operate a dangerous machine which does not conform to the standards specified by or under this Act;
(d) causes any person to operate any dangerous machine referred to in Section 21, without carrying out the prescribed modifications;
(e) omits to take out or renew an insurance policy as required by Section 24;
(f) sells or otherwise transfers any dangerous machine which does not conform to the provisions of this Act or the rules made thereunder;
(g) operates or causes any person to operate any dangerous machine during the period of operation of prohibitory order made under sub-section (2) of Section 26; or
(h) contravenes any other provisions of this Act, or rule or order made thereunder,
shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees, or with both, and in the case of a second or subsequent offence, shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which shall not be less than three months and also with fine which shall not be less than Five hundred rupees but not more than one thousand rupees.
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Child Labour