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OFFSHORE PETROLEUM AND GREENHOUSE GAS STORAGE ACT 2010 - SECT 702

Simplified outline

    (1)     This section sets out a simplified outline of this Part.

S. 702(2) amended by No. 74/2012 s. 17(1).

    (2)     The National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority has been continued in existence by the Commonwealth Act.

S. 702(3) substituted by No. 74/2012 s. 17(2).

    (3)     NOPSEMA has functions in relation to—

        (a)     the occupational health and safety of persons engaged in offshore petroleum operations or offshore greenhouse gas storage operations; and

        (b)     the structural integrity of facilities within the meaning of Schedule 3 (other than vessels or structures described in clause 7 of that Schedule) and wells and well-related equipment used for the purposes of offshore petroleum operations.

S. 702(4) amended by No. 74/2012 s. 17(3).

    (4)     There is a Chief Executive Officer ( CEO ) of NOPSEMA.

S. 702(5) amended by No. 74/2012 s. 17(4).

    (5)     The National Offshore Petroleum Safety and Environmental Management Authority Board has been continued in existence by the Commonwealth Act.

S. 702(6) amended by No. 74/2012 s. 17(5).

    (6)     The main function of the Board is to give advice, and make recommendations, to the CEO about the operational policies and strategies to be followed by NOPSEMA in the performance of its functions.

    (7)     The CEO may appoint OHS inspectors under the Commonwealth Act.

    (8)     This section is intended only as a guide to readers as to the general scheme and effect of this Part.



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