This legislation has been repealed.
(1) A person shall
smoke in a package depot or an above ground bulk depot; or
into a package depot or an above ground bulk depot —
any substance or thing which is or could be a potential
source of ignition; or
any substance or thing liable to spontaneous ignition, or
liable to cause or contribute to fire or explosion, unless it is to be kept in
the depot in accordance with these regulations.
(2) Subject to
subregulation (3), a person shall not within a hazardous zone as defined
by AS 2430 being item 5 of Schedule 2 —
smoke, ignite, carry, or have in his possession any fire or flame; or
carry out any welding, oxy-acetylene cutting, or hot tapping, or any other
process or operation liable to cause fire or explosion.
(3) A person does not
commit an offence against subregulation (2) if —
person is acting with the approval of the Chief Inspector;
acting for the purposes of averting danger in an emergency; or
there is a screen wall between the depot and the place where the act is done
and the distance around the screen wall to any part of the bund wall or to the
opening into the depot is at least 15 m.
process or operation is carried out in an emergency; and
carrying out of the process or operation but for subregulation (3) would
contravene subregulation (2),
the person who carries
out the process or operation shall immediately notify the Chief Inspector
(5) The licensee shall
ensure that the area within and 3 m from a depot within the licensed
premises shall be kept clear of dry grass, unmown grass, undergrowth and all
other combustible material.