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

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1.—(1) In this Schedule—

“the 2007 regime” means—

(a)

the legislation modified by Schedule 14 to these Regulations; and

(b)

the 1978 Order as it applied in relation to the legislation mentioned in paragraph (a),

to the extent that that Order and that legislation had effect in relation to external waters immediately before the commencement date;

“the 2007 Regulations” means the Offshore Installations (Safety Case) Regulations (Northern Ireland) 2007(1) as they had effect immediately before the commencement date;

“the commencement date” means 19th December 2016;

“corresponding provision” means any provision of these Regulations—

(a)

as it has effect on or after the commencement date; and

(b)

so far as it corresponds (with or without modification) to a provision of the 2007 Regulations in relation to external waters;

“current safety case,” unless the context otherwise provides, has the meaning given in the 2007 Regulations;

“the date of thorough review” means the date immediately before the fifth anniversary of—

(a)

the date on which the Executive first accepted the current safety case pursuant to the 2007 Regulations; or

(b)

where there has been at least one review of that safety case under regulation 13 of the 2007 Regulations immediately before the commencement date, the date—

(i)

of that review, or

(ii)

if there has been more than one review, the last of those reviews;

“design notification”, unless the context otherwise provides, has the meaning given in the 2007 Regulations;

“duty holder”, except in paragraph 8, has the meaning given in the 2007 Regulations;

“field development programme” means a field development programme within the meaning given in the 2007 Regulations;

“existing non-production installation” means a non-production installation for which there was a current safety case immediately before 18th December 2014;

“existing production installation” means a production installation for which there was a current safety case immediately before 18th December 2014;

“operator” has the meaning given in the 2007 Regulations;

“owner” has the meaning given in the 2007 Regulations;

“transitional period” means, in relation to an owner, operator or well-operator (as the case may be) the period for which the 2007 regime continues to apply in relation to that person.

(2) For the purposes of this Schedule—

(a)“notification” means a notification under a provision of the 2007 Regulations specified in the first column of the Table below; and

(b)a notification is completed if the event specified in the second column of the Table corresponding to the entry for that notification in the first column of the Table has occurred.

Notifications and completion
Notification under the 2007 RegulationsEvent on which notification is completed
Regulation 6(1) (design)Submission of the field development programme
Regulation 6(2) (relocation of a production installation)Submission of the field development programme
Regulation 9 (conversion of non-production installation to operate as a production installation)Completion of the design
Regulation 10 (combined operation)Engagement in the combined operation
Regulation 17(1) (general well operation)Commencement of well operation
Regulation 17(2) (specific well operation)Commencement of well operation
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S.R. 2007 No.247, revoked in part by S.R. 2008 No. 21

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