MINISTRY OF COMMERCE AND INDUSTRY
(Department for Promotion of Industry and Internal Trade)
(LEATHER AND FOOTWEAR SECTION)
New Delhi, the 27th October, 2020
S.O. 3857(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) and (2) of section 16 read with sub-section (3) of section 25 of the Bureau of Indian Standards Act, 2016 (11 of 2016), the Central Government, after consulting the Bureau of Indian standards, is of the opinion that it is necessary or expedient so to do in the public interest, hereby makes the following Order, namely:-
1. Short title, commencement – (1) This Order may be called the Personal Protective Equipment-Footwear (Quality Control) Order, 2020.
(2) It shall come into force from the dated of its publication in the Official Gazette.
2. Compulsory use of Standard Mark.—Goods or articles specified in the column (1) of the Table shall conform to the corresponding Indian Standard specified in the column (2) of the said Table and shall bear the Standard Mark under a licence from the Bureau as per Scheme-I of Schedule-II of Bureau of Indian Standards (Conformity Assessment) Regulations, 2018:
Provided that nothing in this order shall apply to goods or articles meant for export.
3. Certification and Enforcement Authority.—The Bureau of Indian Standards shall be the certifying and enforcing authority for the goods or articles specified in the column (2) of the said Table.
|Goods or articles||Indian Standard||Title of Indian Standard|
Equipment – Footwear
|IS 15298 (Part 2): 2016||Personal protective equipment – Part 2 Safety Footwear|
|IS 15298 ( Part 3) : 2019||Personal protective equipment – Part 3 Protective Footwear|
|IS 15298 (Part 4) : 2017||Personal protective equipment – Part 4 Occupational Footwear|
Note : For the purposes of this Table, the latest version of Indian Standards including the amendments issued thereof, as published and notified by the Bureau of Indian Standards from time to time, shall apply from the date of such notification.
[F. No. P-27025/4/2020-Leather] ANIL AGRAWAL, Jt. Secy.