…An elevator is any installation used to lift weights, persons or things.
COMMENTS & CLARIFICATIONS
- The year of installation of the lift and the corresponding technical specifications are defined by the applicable legalizing document for the lift: operator’s certificate or operating license or registration deed or installation pre-approval or identification/marking of the main parts of the lift (e.g. drive mechanism). In the absence of the above, the year of installation will be documented from the year of issuance of the building permit of the building on which the elevator has been installed.
- The legislations BD (Government Gazette 408/A/07-12-1931), BD 127/1963 (Government Gazette 23/A/16-02-1963), BD 37/1965 (Government Gazette 10/A/17-1-1966), BD 890/1968 (Government Gazette 311/A/31-12-1968) have been repealed and are valid only as technical specifications.
- The technical safety improvement requirements of Annex III of the Public Safety Act Φ2/28425 (Government Gazette 2604B/2008) supplement the technical specifications that were in force at the time of installation of the lift with the limitations of article 15 “Transitional provisions”.