No boiler or pressure vessel which does not conform to the rules and regulations of the department governing new construction and installation shall be installed and operated in this state after 12 months from the date upon which the first rules and regulations under this chapter pertaining to new construction and installation shall have become effective, unless the boiler or pressure vessel is of special design or construction and is not inconsistent with the spirit and safety objectives of the rules and regulations, in that event, a special installation and operating permit may be granted by the department.
(Act 2000-315, p. 488, §5.)
Terms Used In Alabama Code 25-12-5
- boiler: shall include fired units for heating or vaporizing liquids other than water where these units are separate from processing systems and are complete within themselves. See Alabama Code 45-37-40.05
- department: The Department of Labor. See Alabama Code 45-37-40.05
- PRESSURE VESSEL: A vessel other than those vessels defined in subdivision (2) in which the pressure is obtained from an external source or by the application of heat. See Alabama Code 45-37-40.05
- state: when applied to the different parts of the United States, includes the District of Columbia and the several territories of the United States. See Alabama Code 30-3D-608