MINISTRY OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY
(Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion)
New Delhi, the 25th June, 2021
G.S.R. 462(E).—The draft of the following rules to amend the Gas Cylinders Rules, 2016 which the Central Government proposes to make, in exercise of the powers conferred by sections 5 and 7 of the Explosives Act, 1884 (4 of 1884), is hereby published as required by sub-section (1) of section 18 of the said Act, for information of all persons likely to be affected thereby; and notice is hereby given that the said draft shall be taken into consideration after thirty (30) days from the date on which the copies of this notification as published in the Official Gazette are made available to the public; Objections or suggestions, if any, to these draft rules may be sent to the Additional Secretary (Explosives), Department of Industrial Policy and Promotion, Ministry of Commerce and Industry, Room No. 135, Udyog Bhawan New Delhi –110011 or sent by email ( [email protected]) within the period specified above;
The objections or suggestions which may be received from any person with respect to the said draft rules, within the period so specified will be considered by the Central Government.
1. Short title and commencement.—(1) These rules may be called the Gas Cylinders (Fourth Amendment) Rules, 2021.
(2) They shall come into force on the date of their final publication in the Official Gazette.
2. In the Gas Cylinders Rules, 2016 (hereinafter referred to as said rules), in rule 6 after Sub-rule 2(b) the following sub-rule shall be inserted namely:-
“(c) All the high pressure cylinders and Cryogenic containers used for filling Non-Toxic, Non-Flammable Gases and Liquids shall have permanent and tamperproof marking in form of QR code at conspicuous place on cylinders.
SUMITA DAWRA, Addl. Secy