Panchayat:Repo18/vol2-page0222

(4) Cables with two insulations (sheathing and insulation) or one insulation and weatherproof braiding should be used for wiring in auditorium and projection room.
(5) When tappings are to be taken from any point of the wiring, junction boxes shall be provided and proper size of connector shall be used.
(6) When separate over-headlines are drawn for outdoor lighting the lines shall be drawn on strong wooden posts with at least Wooden Cross arms or spacers and weather proof wires of size not less than 2.5 sq.mm. shall be used.
(7) Except in Panchayat areas no loud speakers shall be fitted outside the auditorium.
(8) in all cinema theatres licensed as Air Conditioned Theatres, standby power supply of adequate capacity, as determined by the Chief Electrical Inspector to Government or his nominee in conformity with I.S.I. Standards, shall be installed to ensure adequate circulation of cooled fresh air. The temperature, the velocity of movement and the humidity of the air as well as the proportion of fresh air in the circulated air shall conform to the standards prescribed by the Chief Electrical Inspector to Government or his nominee.
(9) In all cinema theatres licensed as Air Conditioned Theatres, separate metering shall be provided to measure the energy consumed by the air conditioning system, consisting of the compressors, pumps, air handling units and the air circulating system, if any. This energy meter shall be read every hour during the show and the readings recorded by the operator in the register prescribed for the purpose by the Chief Electrical Inspector to Government or his nominee. The A.C. System shall be commissioned before the show begins and shall continue to function till the show ends including the interval if any.
(10) The Licensee shall be responsible for the proper maintenance of the electrical installation including the air Conditioning system as well as for the maintenance of the register prescribed for the purpose.


PART IX
Seating
113. (1) The number of persons admitted into any part of auditorium shall not exceed the number prescribed in the licence for that part of the auditorium. The number prescribed for each part shall be clearly indicated in such part by means of a board or otherwise.
(2) The number prescribed under sub-rule (1) in respect of any part of the auditorium shall not exceed the following limits, namely:-
(i) in the case of a permanent building the number arrived at by calculating at the rate of 20 persons per 9.5 Square metres of floor area in respect of such portions as are provided with chairs having backs and arms, and at the rate of 25 persons per 9.5 square metres of floor area in respect of other portions, after excluding the area of the entrance, the passages and gangways, the stage, the staircases, and all places to which the public are not admitted.
(ii) In the case of a temporary building the number arrived at by calculating at the rate of 25 persons per 9.5 square metres of floor area, after making the exclusions referred to aforesaid.
114. (1) There shall be sufficient means of artificial ventilation with the help of not less than one ceiling fan for every fifty seats and one exhaust fan for every fifty square metres of the auditorium. Guards shall be provided for ceiling fans with less than 2.5 metres clearance.
(2) Where cinema theatres are licenced as Air Conditioned Theatres, standby power supply of adequate capacity to ensure the required minimum level of thermal comfort shall be provided. In all cases where the standby generator cannot take on the full load of the complete air conditioning unit, adequate provisions shall be made to operate circulating fans as required for non-Air Conditioned Theatres as specified in Rule 114 (1). The required minimum level of thermal comfort shall be deemed to be met if the standby generator is adequate to run at least one unit of the air conditioning system with capacity of not less than one half of the complete unit, along with the air handling units and the air circulation system.

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