FIRST SCHEDULE – FORM-VI
108A. Pointing out contraventions during inspections –
(1) If the Chief Inspector or an Inspector, during his inspection of any mine, finds or comes to know of any contravention of any provisions of Act or the regulations, rules, bylaws of orders made thereunder, he shall enter such contravention in an inter leafed paged and bound register kept for the purpose at the mine, in Form VI and shall also point out such contravention to the owner, agent or manager, it present on the spot. The Chief Inspector or the Inspector making the entry in the Register aforesaid shall duly sign such entries with date, and take a carbon copy of the entries for his record:
Provided that the Chief Inspector or the Inspector need not enter such contraventions which require confirmation after a survey or other further examination and he may subsequently intimate the owner, agent or manager, specifying the contraventions, if confirmed, and also any other contraventions which were, by inadvertence, not entered in the register aforesaid.
(2)The owner agent or manager shall check the aforesaid register once every day and countersign each entry therein. He shall et copies of such entries made out within three days of the ate of entry and display one such copy on the notice board of the mine for a period of at least fifteen days. When so required, the owner, agent or manager shall also supply copies of the entries to the registered trade unions of workers in the mine and to the State Government concerned.
(3) The owner, agent or manager of the mine shall return one copy, within a period not exceeding fifteen days from the date of the entry, to the Chief Inspector or the Inspector who made the entry with remarks thereon showing the action taken to remedy the contravention and the date on which such action was taken.