FACTORIES AND MACHINERY (STEAM BOILER AND
UNFIRED PRESSURE VESSEL)
Regulation 5. Manufacture of boilers and pressure vessels.
(1) No person shall manufacture or make or cause to be manufactured or made any steam boiler
or unfired pressure vessel without the permission in writing of the Chief Inspector.
(2) Where the Chief Inspector is satisfied that an applicant for permission under paragraph (1) of
this regulation has or has available to the applicant suitable equipment and persons adequately
trained to design and construct acceptable steam boilers or unfired pressure vessels, as the case
may be, the Chief Inspector may, by writing under his hand, grant such permission subject to
such conditions relating to construction, methods of manufacture, materials, inspection during
construction and testing as he may deem necessary.
(3) Every application to construct a steam boiler or an unfired pressure vessel shall be
(i) three copies of a drawing (to as large a scale as is reasonably practicable) showing
the principal dimensions of the boiler or unfired pressure vessel, as the case may be, with
a longitudinal section and an end view, details of materials, scantlings, riveting, welded
joints and all data necessary to assign an authorised safe working pressure;
(ii) particulars of the code, rules, or specification to which the steam boiler or unfired
pressure vessel is designed and details of the formulae and calculations of design
pressure either separately or on the drawing; and
(iii) the prescribed fee for approval of design.
(4) A certificate of fitness shall not be issued in respect of any steam boiler or unfired pressure
vessel made in the Federation unless the conditions of paragraphs (2) and (3) of this regulation
have been satisfied and the Chief Inspector has assigned to the steam boiler or unfired pressure
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