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OFFSHORE PETROLEUM AND GREENHOUSE GAS STORAGE ACT 2010 - SECT 647

Appointment of petroleum project inspectors

    (1)     The Chief Executive Officer of NOPSEMA may, by writing, appoint a person specified in subsection (3) to be a petroleum project inspector to exercise powers or perform functions under this Act or the regulations in relation to the structural integrity of—

        (a)     facilities within the meaning of Schedule 3, other than vessels or structures described in clause 7 of that Schedule; or

        (b)     wells or well-related equipment used for the purposes of offshore petroleum operations within the meaning of Part 6.9.

    (2)     The Minister may, by writing, appoint a person specified in subsection (3) to be a petroleum project inspector to exercise powers or perform functions under this Act and the regulations, except in relation to the structural integrity of—

        (a)     facilities within the meaning of Schedule 3, other than vessels or structures described in clause 7 of that Schedule; or

        (b)     wells or well-related equipment used for the purposes of offshore petroleum operations within the meaning of Part 6.9.

    (3)     For the purposes of subsections (1) and (2), the following persons are specified—

        (a)     an officer or employee of the Commonwealth, the State, another State or a Territory; or

        (b)     an officer or employee of an authority of the Commonwealth, the State, another State or a Territory.

S. 647A inserted by No. 74/2012 s. 8.



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