Factories Act, 1955

Certain premises subject to inspection.

85.—(1) Where, in any premises which are subject to inspection by or under the authority of any Minister of State, mechanical power is used and any manual labour is exercised for the purposes of instruction, in or incidental to the making, altering, repairing, ornamenting, finishing, washing, cleaning or adapting for sale, of any article, and the premises do not constitute a factory, the provisions of this Act hereinafter in this subsection mentioned shall apply as if the premises were a factory and the persons having the control of the premises were the occupier of a factory, that is to say:—

(a) the provisions of Part I;

(b) the provisions of Part II with respect to lighting;

(c) the provisions of Part III with respect to prime movers, transmission machinery, other machinery, safety devices, fencing of materials or articles, unfenced machinery, construction and maintenance of fencing and construction of machinery;

(d) the provisions of Part V with respect to removal of dust or fumes, protection of eyes in certain processes and special regulations for safety and health;

(e) the provisions of Part X with respect to powers and duties of inspectors and regulations, orders and certificates of the Minister;

(f) the provisions of Part XI;

(g) the provisions of Part XII;

(h) the provisions of Part XIII with respect to special regulations.

(2) The provisions of subsection (1) of this section shall not apply in relation to premises referred to in subsection (1) of section 84 of this Act, but the said provisions shall have effect notwithstanding subsection (3) of that section.