- Latest available (Revised)
- Original (As made)
This is the original version (as it was originally made). This item of legislation is currently only available in its original format.
7.—(1) After an emergency shut-down valve has operated so as to block the flow of substances within the pipe-line–
(a)the installation manager shall ensure that the manager of every other offshore installation to which the pipe-line is connected and the person for the time being entitled to operate the pipe-line are notified; and
(b)the valve shall not be re-opened so as to permit the flow of such substances unless the reason for the operation of the valve has been established to the satisfaction of the installation manager and he has authorised the re-opening of the valve.
(2) Before giving his authority for the purpose of paragraph (1)(b) above, the installation manager shall ensure that the manager of every other offshore installation to which the pipe-line in question is connected and the person for the time being entitled to operate the pipe-line have been consulted.
(3) An emergency shut-down valve shall be used only to block the flow of substances through the pipe-line into which it is fitted and shall not be used to adjust that flow.
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.
Access essential accompanying documents and information for this legislation item from this tab. Dependent on the legislation item being viewed this may include: