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DGFASLI, Mumbai, Ministry of Labour, Government of India.

  • An inspector may notify any defects or deficiencies which may come to his notice during his inspection and examination which he wishes to point out together with any orders passed by him under the Act or the regulations in Form IX to
    • the owner, master, officer in charge or agents of the ship; or
    • the port authority; or
    • the owner of lifting appliances, loose gears, lifting devices and transport equipment; or
    • the employer of dock workers.
  • When an Inspector serves notice, under sub-regulation above, in relation to any dock, lifting appliance, loose gear, lifting device, transport equipment, ladder or staging, he may, in the notice prohibit the dock work where conditions are dangerous to life, safety or health of dock workers and the use of the same in connection with the dock work and such dock, lifting appliances, loose gears, lifting devices transport equipment, ladders or stagings shall not be used until the defect or defects specified in the notice have been remedied and the Inspector has withdrawn the prohibitory order.