(1) All new boilers, unless otherwise exempt, to be operated in this state, shall be designed and constructed in accordance with the ASME code(s) adopted and incorporated in ARM 24.301.710.

(2) The department, at its discretion, may require documentation to verify new boilers are in compliance with the minimum construction standards imposed by the ASME code(s) . Documentation may include the manufacturer's data report, national board registration number, inspection reports or other documentation acceptable to the department.

(3) Boilers not designed or constructed in accordance with the ASME code(s) or boilers which do not have documentation for approval as a standard boiler may, at the discretion of the department, be considered for classification as a state special boiler and receive a special operating certificate.

History: 50-60-203, 50-74-101, MCA; IMP, 50-60-203, 50-74-102, 50-74-206, 50-74-209, MCA; NEW, 1996 MAR p. 420, Eff. 2/9/96; TRANS, from Commerce, 2001 MAR p. 2301.