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Name: Health and Safety in Employment (Petroleum Exploration and Extraction) Regulations, 1999 (SR 1999/349).
Country: New Zealand
Subject(s): Protection in certain sectors of economic activity
Type of legislation: Regulation, Decree, Ordinance
Adopted on: 1999-10-11
Entry into force:
Published on: Official Gazette, Statutory Regulations, 1999, Vol. 3, Nos. 294-432, pp. 1894-1918
ISN: NZL-1999-R-57973
Bibliography: Official Gazette, Statutory Regulations, 1999, Vol. 3, Nos. 294-432, pp. 1894-1918
Statutes of New Zealand Statutes of New Zealand Parliamentary Counsel Office, Government of New Zealand PDF of Regulations as amended to 26/09/2006 PDF of Regulations as amended to 26/09/2006 (consulted on 2012-09-20)
Abstract/Citation: Part 1 makes provision for duties relating to all petroleum operations. Deals with, inter alia, managers to be appointed to exercise supervision, management of hazardous liquids, vapours or gases, emergency procedures, safe disposal of waste petroleum, sources of ignition, notification of initial discharge of petroleum, as well as design, construction, operation, maintenance, suspension and abandonment standards. Part 2 regulates duties relating to well-drilling operations, and Part 3 duties relating to installations.
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