This legislation has been repealed.
(1) A person shall not
install, re-lay, renew, extend, alter or repair a pipeline unless an
application for that purpose has been made to the Chief Inspector and the
Chief Inspector has approved the application.
(2) An application
under subregulation (1) shall be accompanied by details of the operating
and maintenance conditions and work proposed to be undertaken.
Subregulations (1) and (2) do not apply in the case of an emergency which
may adversely affect public safety and if the Chief Inspector is notified not
later than 14 days of the event.
(4) Where the Chief
Inspector is of the opinion that it is in the interests of public safety the
Chief Inspector may by notice in writing require the owner of a pipeline to
change the operating and maintenance conditions, re-lay, renew or repair the
pipeline in accordance with such requirements as the Chief Inspector specifies