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PROTECTION OF THE ENVIRONMENT OPERATIONS (UNDERGROUND PETROLEUM STORAGE SYSTEMS) REGULATION 2014

- Made under the Protection of the Environment Operations Act 1997
- As at 8 July 2015
- Reg 565 of 2014

TABLE OF PROVISIONS

   PART 1 - PRELIMINARY

   1.      Name of Regulation
   2.      Commencement
   3.      Definitions
   4.      Application of Regulation

   PART 2 - COMMISSIONING AND DECOMMISSIONING OF STORAGE SYSTEMS

           Division 1 - Installation of new storage systems

   5.      New system not to be commissioned unless properly designed
   6.      New system not to be commissioned unless properly installed
   7.      New system not to be commissioned unless properly equipped
   8.      Equipment integrity test to be performed

           Division 2 - Modification of storage systems

   9.      Modified system not to be commissioned unless properly designed
   10.     Modified system not to be commissioned unless properly installed
   11.     Modified system not to be commissioned unless properly equipped
   12.     Equipment integrity test to be performed
   13.     Report to be prepared after tank removed or replaced

           Division 3 - Repair of storage systems

   14.     Equipment integrity test to be performed

           Division 4 - Decommissioning of storage systems

   15.     Report to be prepared after system decommissioned

   PART 3 - SECONDARY LEAK DETECTION SYSTEMS

   16.     Storage system to have secondary leak detection system
   17.     Secondary leak detection system not to be installed unless properly designed
   18.     Storage system not to be used unless secondary leak detection system properly installed

   PART 4 - USE OF STORAGE SYSTEMS

   19.     Storage system not to be used unless environment protection plan documentation in place
   20.     Storage system not to be used unless measuring instruments checked and data recorded
   21.     Secondary leak detection
   22.     Loss detection procedures

   PART 5 - RECORD-KEEPING

   23.     Record of significant modifications
   24.     Incident log
   25.     Documents to be kept for 7 years from date of creation
   26.     Documents to be kept for 7 years from date of decommissioning
   27.     Delivery of records on change of responsibility

   PART 6 - MISCELLANEOUS

   28.     Exemptions
   29.     EPA guidelines
   30.     Savings
           Schedule 1 (Repealed)


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