(1) Alterations to boilers shall be made in accordance with the established standards, procedures and the ASME code(s) adopted and incorporated in ARM 24.301.710.

(2) Alterations to boilers shall not be initiated without authorization of the department or special boiler inspector if the boiler is insured by an authorized insurance company.

(3) The department, at its discretion, may require documentation which verifies the proposed alteration(s) will be completed in compliance with established standards, procedures and the ASME code(s) . Documentation may include welding certifications, certification by a design professional, national board "R" symbol stamp or other verifiable documentation acceptable to the department.

(4) Failure to comply with the requirements contained in (1) , (2) and (3) above, may cause the department to deny issuance of the boiler operating certificate until such time as the imposed requirements are met.

History: 50-60-203, 50-74-101, MCA; IMP, 50-60-203, 50-60-209, 50-74-102, 50-74-207, 50-74-215, 50-74-218, MCA; NEW, 1996 MAR p. 420, Eff. 2/9/96; TRANS, from Commerce, 2001 MAR p. 2301.