The ninth section of the Himachal Pradesh Climbing / Trekking Porters (Regulation of Employment) Act, 1977 lists a number of provisions for porter fitness certificate:
Porter Fitness Certificate: Cancellation, Validity
Validity of Porter Fitness Certificate
Sections 9-1 and 9-1-a
The certificate of fitness issued or renewed as per the requirements of the Section 4-b shall be valid for 12 months from the date of issuance
The certificate contains conditions specific to the employment and nature of work.
Cancelation of Certificate of Fitness
The certifying medical practitioner shall cancel the certificate renewed or granted by him/her if s/he opines that the porter is currently unfit for the work specified in the certificate.
Powers of Certifying Medical Practitioner
A certifying medical practitioner may
However, the practitioner shall specify the reason for doing the same if the porter asks.
Work for Porter
If the certificate of fitness is issued or renewed as per the requirements of the Section 5 subject to the conditions mentioned in the Section 9-1-b, the porter shall not be permitted to work except when s/he satisfies those conditions.