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Delhi Fire Service Act, 2007

Delhi Fire Service Act, 2007
1. Short title, extent and commencement.
2. Definitions.
3. One Fire Service for whole of Delhi.
4. Superintendence of Fire Service to vest in the Government.
5. Constitution of Fire Service.
6. Classification of post of Fire Service.
7. Appointments to Group ‘A’ and Group ‘B’ post of Fire Service.
8. Appointment of Director of Fire Service.
9. Constitution of fire divisions, sub-divisions and fire stations.
10. Certificate of appointment.
11. Effect of suspension of fire officer.
12. General powers of the Director.
13. Calling of returns, reports, statements, etc.
14. Certain Central Rules to apply to employees of Fire Service.
15. Fire officers deemed to be always on duty and liable to employment in any part of Delhi.
16. Extension of Fundamental Rules and Supplementary Rules to employees of Fire Service.
17. Declaration of Fire Service to be an essential service to the community.
18. Penalty for violation of duty.
19. Restrictions respecting right to form association, etc.
20. Levy of fire tax.
21. Mode of assessment, collection, etc.
22. Fee on deployment of Fire Service beyond the limits of Delhi.
23. Reciprocal fire-fighting arrangements with other fire service.
24. Powers of the Director to enter into arrangements for assistance.
25. Preventive measures.
26. Fire prevention and fire safety measures in the pandals to be self regulatory.
27. Removal of encroachments or objects or goods likely to cause a risk of fire or any obstruction to fire fighting.
28. Powers of members of the Fire Service on occasion of fire and/or rescue.
29. Appointment of fire safety officer.
30. Fire safety officers to undergo training.
31. Penalty in case of default of non-appointment of fire safety officer.
32. Special provision for multi-storied building.
33. Inspection of buildings, premises, etc.
34. Measures for.
35. Provision regarding certain building and premises.
36. Appeals.
37. Penalties for violation of provisions of Chapter VI.
38. Establishment of fire training institute.
39. Transfer to other area.
40. Employment on other duties.
41. Liability of property owner to pay compensation.
42. Power to obtain information.
43. Power of entry.
44. Power to seal buildings or premises.
45. Compensation of water.
46. No compensation for interruption of water supply.
47. Police officers and others to aid.
48. Failure to give information.
49. Failure to take precautions.
50. Penalty for wilfully obstructing the fire fighting, rescue operations.
51. False report.
52. General provision for punishment for offence.
53. Fire Service functioning in Delhi immediately before the commencement of this Act to be deemed to be Fire Service Constituted under this Act.
54. Compounding of offences.
55. Bar of jurisdiction of Court.
56. Cognizance of prosecution.
57. Jurisdiction.
58. Protection of action taken in good faith.
59. Special promotion to the subordinate operational staff.
60. Death of member of Fire Service.
61. Officers to be public servants.
62. Offences by companies.
63. Power to make rules.
64. Delegation of powers.
65. Repeal and Savings.
66. Power to Remove Difficulties.

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