Search Legislation

The Offshore Installations (Offshore Safety Directive) (Safety Case etc.) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016

What Version

 Help about what version
  • Latest available (Revised)
  • Original (As made)

Status:

This is the original version (as it was originally made). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format.

Offshore Installations and Pipeline Works (Management and Administration) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 1995

This section has no associated Explanatory Memorandum

8.  In regulation 2(1) (Interpretation)—

(a)before the definition of “activity” insert—

“the 2007 Regulations” means the Offshore Installations (Safety Case) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2007;

“the 2016 Regulations” means the Offshore Installations (Offshore Safety Directive) (Safety Case etc.) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2016;;

(b)for the definition of “activity” substitute—

“activity” has the meaning given by paragraph 1(1) of Schedule 1;

(c)in the definition of “apparatus or works” after “pipeline” insert “in paragraph 4(2) of Schedule 1”;

(d)for the definition of “diving project” substitute—

“diving project” has the meaning given in paragraph 1(1) of Schedule 1;

(e)after the definition of “duty holder” insert—

“external waters” means the territorial sea and any area designated by order under section 1(7) of the Continental Shelf Act 1964;;

(f)after the definition of “installation manager” insert—

“internal waters” means tidal waters and parts of the sea in, or adjacent to, Northern Ireland up to the landward limits of the territorial sea;;

(g)for the definition of “licensee” substitute—

“licensee”—

(a)

in relation to internal waters, means any person to whom a licence to search and bore for and get petroleum in respect of any area within internal waters is granted pursuant to section 3 of the Petroleum Act 1998; and

(b)

in relation to external waters, means an offshore licensee as defined in regulation 2(1) of the Offshore Petroleum Licensing (Offshore Safety Directive) Regulations 2015;;

(h)for the definition of “operator” substitute—

“operator”—

(a)

in relation to internal waters—

(i)

in relation to the dismantling of a fixed installation (within the meaning given in the 2007 Regulations), has the meaning given in regulation 11(4) of the 2007 Regulations; and

(ii)

otherwise, has the meaning given in regulation 2(1) of the 2007 Regulations in relation to a production installation;

(b)

in relation to external waters, has the meaning given in regulation 2(1) of the 2016 Regulations;;

(i)in the definition of “owner”, after “controls” insert “or is entitled to control”;

(j)for the definitions of “pipeline” and “pipeline works” substitute—

“pipeline” and “pipeline works” have the meanings given in paragraph 4(2) of Schedule 1;

(k)for the definition of “production installation” substitute—

“production installation”—

(a)

in relation to internal waters, has the meaning given in regulation 2(1) of the 2007 Regulations; and

(b)

in relation to external waters, has the meaning given in regulation 2(1) of the 2016 Regulations;;

(l)for the definition of “relevant waters” substitute—

“relevant waters” means internal waters and external waters;.

Back to top

Options/Help

Print Options

You have chosen to open The Whole Rule

The Whole Rule you have selected contains over 200 provisions and might take some time to download. You may also experience some issues with your browser, such as an alert box that a script is taking a long time to run.

Would you like to continue?

You have chosen to open The Whole Rule as a PDF

The Whole Rule you have selected contains over 200 provisions and might take some time to download.

Would you like to continue?

You have chosen to open the Whole Rule

The Whole Rule you have selected contains over 200 provisions and might take some time to download. You may also experience some issues with your browser, such as an alert box that a script is taking a long time to run.

Would you like to continue?

You have chosen to open Schedules only

The Schedules you have selected contains over 200 provisions and might take some time to download. You may also experience some issues with your browser, such as an alert box that a script is taking a long time to run.

Would you like to continue?

Close

Legislation is available in different versions:

Latest Available (revised):The latest available updated version of the legislation incorporating changes made by subsequent legislation and applied by our editorial team. Changes we have not yet applied to the text, can be found in the ‘Changes to Legislation’ area.

Original (As Enacted or Made):The original version of the legislation as it stood when it was enacted or made. No changes have been applied to the text.

Close

Opening Options

Different options to open legislation in order to view more content on screen at once

Close

Explanatory Memorandum

Explanatory Memorandum sets out a brief statement of the purpose of a Statutory Rule and provides information about its policy objective and policy implications. They aim to make the Statutory Rule accessible to readers who are not legally qualified and accompany any Northern Ireland Statutory Rule or Draft Northern Ireland Statutory Rule laid before the UK Parliament during the suspension of the Northern Ireland Assembly.

Close

More Resources

Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as enacted version that was used for the print copy
  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • correction slips
  • links to related legislation and further information resources
Close

More Resources

Use this menu to access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include:

  • the original print PDF of the as made version that was used for the print copy
  • correction slips

Click 'View More' or select 'More Resources' tab for additional information including:

  • lists of changes made by and/or affecting this legislation item
  • confers power and blanket amendment details
  • all formats of all associated documents
  • links to related legislation and further information resources