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The Offshore Installations and Wells (Design and Construction, etc.) Regulations 1996

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Maintenance of integrity

8.—(1) The duty holder shall ensure that suitable arrangements are in place for maintaining the integrity of the installation, including suitable arrangements for—

(a)periodic assessment of its integrity; and

(b)the carrying out of remedial work in the event of damage or deterioration which may prejudice its integrity.

(2) Paragraph (1) shall not apply—

(a)to a fixed installation while its structure is not yet established at the location at which it is to be operated; or

(b)to a mobile installation under construction which is not yet able to be moved.

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