CONFLICT OF INTEREST
5. The certifying authority shall not issue a certificate of fitness in respect of an installation if the certifying authority has been involved, other than as a certifying authority or a classification body, in the design, construction or installation of the installation.
- SOR/2009-316, s. 97(F).
APPROVAL OF SCOPE OF WORK
6. (1) The certifying authority shall, for the purposes of issuing a certificate of fitness in respect of an installation, submit a scope of work to the Chief for approval.
(2) The Chief shall approve a scope of work where the Chief determines that the scope of work
(a) is sufficiently detailed to permit the certifying authority to determine whether the installation meets the requirements of paragraph 4(2)(a); and
(b) provides for the means for determining whether
(i) the environmental criteria for the region or site and the loads assumed for the installation are correct,
(ii) in respect of a production installation, the concept safety analysis required by section 43 of the Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Installations Regulations meets the requirements of that section,
(iii) in respect of a new installation, the installation has been constructed in accordance with a quality assurance program referred to in section 4 of the Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Installations Regulations,
(iv) the operations manual meets the requirements of section 63 of the Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Installations Regulations,
(v) the construction and installation of the installation has been carried out in accordance with the design specifications,
(vi) the materials used in the construction and installation of the installation meet the design specifications,
(vii) the structures, facilities, equipment and systems critical to safety, and to the protection of the natural environment, are in place and functioning appropriately, and
(viii) in respect of a drilling installation or a production installation, the structures, facilities, equipment and systems to meet the requirements of the provisions of the Newfoundland Offshore Petroleum Drilling and Production Regulations listed in Part 3 of the schedule to these Regulations are in place and functioning appropriately.
- SOR/2009-316, ss. 94, 97(F).
7. (1) If the certifying authority determines that, when the installation is maintained in accordance with the programs submitted to it under subparagraph 4(5)(a)(iii), the installation will meet the requirements of paragraph 4(2)(a) for a period of at least five years, the certifying authority shall endorse on the certificate of fitness an expiration date that is five years after the date of issuance.
(2) If the period of time referred to in subsection (1) is less than five years, the certifying authority shall endorse on the certificate of fitness an expiration date that is the number of years or months in that lesser period after the date of issuance.
(3) A certificate of fitness shall expire on the expiration date that is endorsed on it.
- SOR/2009-316, s. 95.
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