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OFFSHORE PETROLEUM AND GREENHOUSE GAS STORAGE (RESOURCE MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION) REGULATIONS 2011 - REG 11A.04

Giving documents to 2 or more registered holders of a petroleum title

Scope

             (1)  This regulation applies if there are 2 or more registered holders of a petroleum title.

Nomination of one of the registered holders

             (2)  The registered holders may, by joint written notice given to the Titles Administrator and NOPSEMA, nominate one of them as being the person to whom documents may be given, if the documents:

                     (a)  relate to the petroleum title; and

                     (b)  are required or permitted by the Act, or any legislative instrument made under the Act, to be given.

             (3)  The joint written notice must be executed in an approved manner by or on behalf of each of the registered holders.

             (4)  The joint written notice must be in the form approved, in writing, by the Titles Administrator and the Chief Executive Officer of NOPSEMA.

Document may be given to nominated person

             (5)  If:

                     (a)  a document relating to a petroleum title is required or permitted by the Act, or any legislative instrument made under the Act, to be given to the registered holder; and

                     (b)  there are 2 or more registered holders of the petroleum title; and

                     (c)  a nomination of a person under subregulation (2) is in force in relation to the petroleum title; and

                     (d)  the document is given to the nominated person;

the document is taken to have been given to each of the registered holders.

Revocation of nomination

             (6)  If:

                     (a)  a person has been nominated under subregulation (2) in relation to a petroleum title; and

                     (b)  one of the registered holders of the petroleum title, by written notice given to the Titles Administrator and NOPSEMA, revokes the nomination;

the nomination ceases to be in force.

             (7)  A notice under subregulation (6) must be in the form approved, in writing, by the Titles Administrator and the Chief Executive Officer of NOPSEMA.

Cessation of nomination--nominee ceases to be a registered holder

             (8)  If:

                     (a)  a person has been nominated under subregulation (2) in relation to a petroleum title; and

                     (b)  the nominated person ceases to be one of the registered holders of the petroleum title;

the nomination ceases to be in force.

Definition

             (9)  In this regulation:

"petroleum title" means:

                     (a)  a petroleum exploration permit; or

                     (b)  a petroleum retention lease; or

                     (c)  a petroleum production licence; or

                     (d)  an infrastructure licence; or

                     (e)  a pipeline licence; or

                      (f)  a petroleum special prospecting authority; or

                     (g)  a petroleum access authority; or

                     (h)  a petroleum scientific investigation consent.



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