FACTORIES, OFFICES AND SHOPS ACT - 1970 (ACT 328)

    Section - 74 - Appointment of Inspectors.

    (1) The Minister may appoint a Chief Inspector and such other Inspectors and officers as he thinks necessary to carry out the provisions of this Act.

    (2) Notice of the appointment of every Inspector shall be published in the Gazette.

    (3) Every Inspector shall be given a certificate of his appointment issued by the Minister, and when visiting any premises to which this Act applies shall, if so required, produce the certificate to the occupier or other person holding a responsible position of management at the premises.

    (4) A person who is the occupier of a factory, or is directly interested therein or in any process or business carried on therein or in a patent connected therewith, or is employed in or about a factory, shall not act as an Inspector.

    (5) No Inspector, except insofar as is necessary for the prosecution of an offence under this Act, shall publish or disclose to any person the details of any manufacturing or commercial or working process which may come to his knowledge in the course of his duties.

    (6) A person who contravenes subsection (4) or (5) shall be guilty of an offence.