There has been demand for information
on the Indian Boiler Regulations, 1950 both in hard copy &
electronic form over the Internet. It's last reprint incorporated
amendments upto 31st August, 1962.
Section 13(2) of the Standards of Weights &
Measures Act, 1956, came into force on the first day of December,
1966. Under this section and the relevant State /Union Territory
enactments relating to the enforcement of weights & measures,
no unit of measure other than a metric unit can be used in
any transaction for the purposes of trade or commerce of any
dealing or contract or any work to be done or for goods to
be sold or delivered. The standards given in thee regulations
in non-metric units, therefore cannot be used for any of the
above purposes with effect from aforesaid date. Work is separately
underway to convert the specifications given in these regulations
in non-metric standards to metric units, and to issue an edition
incorporating these, to bring this Regulation in conformity
with the law with effect from December 1, 1967. This reprint
of the old edition of these regulations is being issued for
facility of reference. The mere fact, however, that in this
reprint non-metric standards have been used would not absolve
any person from the requirements of compliance with the law
relating to enforcement of standards of weights and measures.
The standards given in this reprint have to be converted into
metric units for the purposes of trade, commerce or any dealing
or contract or for any work to be done.
The latest reprint has been made available in
the electronic form over the Internet for the benefit of users
across the globe.