Section 12

 

  1. The applicant shall give notice in writing to the Executive Engineer and the Chief Electrical Inspector or his nominee by registered post one month before the commencement of construction of the theatre and ancillary buildings to enable them to issue the certificates mentioned in sub-rule (3) of this rule.
  2. The Executive Engineer and the Chief Electrical Inspector or his nominee will conduct inspection of the construction to the extent necessary and will bring to the notice of the Licensing Authority in writing any unauthorised alterations or deviations which have been made or other defects noticed for appropriate action.
  3. On completion of the building and electrical installation according to the approved plan, the applicant shall obtain after an application being made:

    1. a structural soundness certificate in Form 'C' from the Executive Engineer;
    2. an electrical certificate in Form 'D' from the Chief Electrical Inspector or his nominee;
    3. a certificate from the Health Officer in respect of matters covering the provisions relating to health and cleanliness of the premises; and
    4. a certificate from the Divisional Officer, Fire Force in respect of fire protection measures in case of multiple, multi-storeyed and air-conditioned theatres.
  4. Every application for a certificate in Form 'C' shall be made to the Executive Engineer quoting the permission number and date of issue of the permission by the licensing authority. The Executive Engineer shall promptly acknowledge the receipt of the application, conduct inspection and if he is satisfied about the structural soundness of the building shall issue the certificate in Form 'C' ithin one month after 'receipt of the application. The validity of such certificate shall be for three years in the case of permanent building, and up to a maximum of one year and a minimum of six months in the case of temporary buildings.
    Explanation :- For the purpose of issuing a certificate under this rule, the Executive Engineer shall have power to make an inspection of the building including the right to probe any portion of the structure and to call upon the applicant for furnishing the license with detailed particulars regarding the quality and proportion of the materials used in the construction of the building.
  5. Every application for a certificate in  Form 'D' shall be made to the Chief Electrical Inspector or his nominee along with necessary documents and the treasury receipt for the inspection fee as required in Rules 31 and 32. In the application the applicant shall quote the permission number and date of issue of the permission by the Licensing Authority. The receipt of the application shall be promptly acknowledged. The Chief Electrical Inspector or his nominee shall arrange for the inspection of enclosure, cinematograph apparatus, plant and electrical installations, air-conditioning installations and on inspection if satisfied, give to the applicant a certificate in  Form 'D' nnexed to these rules within a period of one month from the date of application. A duplicate of the electrical certificate may be granted on payment of a fee of Rs. 25. The validity of the 'D' certificate shall be for the same period as for the 'C' certificate.
  6. Every application for a certificate from the Health Officer shall be made to the Health Officer having jurisdiction over the area. The receipt of the application shall be promptly acknowledged by the Health Officer. He shall arrange for the inspection and issuance of the certificate within one month from the date of receipt of the application.
  7. Where certificate in Form 'C and 'D' are given for lesser period than provided in these rules the reasons therefor shall be communicated to the applicant.