—(1) The owner of any lift shall notify the Commissioner in writing before any major alteration or replacement works are carried out on the lift.
(2) For the purpose of this regulation, major alteration or replacement works on a lift shall include, but not be limited to, any of the following:
increasing the rated load or rated speed of a lift;
increasing or decreasing the distance travelled by a lift;
changing the type of operation or control of a lift;
changing the diameter or number of the hoisting ropes supporting a lift car or its counterweight;
changing the size of the guide rails of a lift;
replacing or changing the type of safety gear or equipment of a lift or its counterweight;
replacing or changing, any door driving machine, controller or brake system of a lift;
adding automatic devices to operate the doors of the lift-way or a lift car.
(3) No person shall carry out any major alteration or replacement works on a lift unless he is a lift contractor, and is supervised by an approved person for those works.
(4) Upon completion of the major alteration or replacement works on a lift ––
the approved person shall test the lift to ensure that the design and installation of the lift is in accordance with ––
the requirements specified in SS CP 2:2000; or
in the case of a home lift or lift designed to carry a person with physical disability, the manufacturer’s recommendations, where available; and
the owner of the lift shall submit to the Commissioner a certificate of supervision by the approved person in the form set out in the Second Schedule.
(5) Upon completion of any major alteration or replacement works on a lift but before resuming the operation of the lift, the owner of the lift shall lodge a Certificate of Lift Maintenance and Testing with the Commissioner in accordance with regulation 5.