The Bombay Lift Act -1939 as Extended to NCT of Delhi Lift Rules, 1942
The Bombay Lift Act -1939 As Extended To Nct Of Delhi And The Delhi Lift Rules, 1942.
Under the provisions of Lift Act/Rules, every passenger lift installed in any building except the buildings maintained by Public Works Department and M.E.S., are required to obtain license for working of the Lift.
What is the procedure to obtain permission for erection of the lift?
After completion of the building where the lift is proposed to be installed, the owner / occupier of the building has to submit the following documents for seeking permission to erect the Lift.
Application on a prescribed form 'A' marked as Annexure-H
The drawings of the Lift installation.
Note: - On receipt of the application, the Inspector of Lift inspect the site and issue permission to erect the lift, if the site is found suitable and meeting the requirements set out in Lift Act & Rules made thereunder.
How to obtain a licence for working of the Lift ?
After completion of the installation of the lift, the owner/occupier of the building has to intimate on Form-B marked as Annexure-I alongwith the prescribed inspection fee to Inspector of Lifts, NCT of Delhi. The fee charged for such inspection are as follows: -
Lift having a speed up to 1 mtr. Per sec. = Rs.520/-(each lift)
Lift having a speed up to 1.5 mtr. Per sec. = Rs. 770/-( each lift)
Lift having a speed more than 1.5 mtr. Per sec. = Rs. 1020/-(each lift)
On receipt of request on Form-B, the inspector of Lifts inspects the lift and its installation and if satisfied that the provisions/specification prescribed in the Act/Rules and relevant Indian Standard Code are complied with, issue license for working of the lift in form 'C' marked as Annexure 'J'. The purpose of lift inspection is to ensure the compliance of safety measures prescribed in the Act/Rules and various Indian Standard Codes.