FACTORIES AND MACHINERY (STEAM BOILER AND
UNFIRED PRESSURE VESSEL)
Regulation 2. Interpretation.
In these regulations, unless the context otherwise requires:
"air receiver" means an unfired pressure vessel used or intended to be used to contain
compressed air and connected to an air compressing plant and includes a vessel used or
intended to be used to contain compressed inert or exhaust gases and connected to an engine.
"authorised safe working pressure" means the maximum permissible pressure at which a steam
boiler or unfired pressure vessel may be operated as assigned by the Chief Inspector and as
stated on the current certificate of fitness relating to such steam boiler or unfired pressure vessel;
"Chief Inspector" and "Inspector" mean the officers appointed under section 4 (1) of the Act.
"cubic capacity" means in respect of any unfired pressure vessel, the volumetric capacity
measured in cubic feet;
"design pressure" means the maximum pressure at which the manufacturer of a steam boiler or
unfired pressure vessel or any fittings or pipework associated therewith designed the same to
"Inspecting Authority" means, in respect of any steam boiler or unfired pressure vessel, an
Inspecting Authority named in the Third Schedule to these regulations;
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