Nova Scotia Offshore Certificate of Fitness Regulations
9 (1) Subject to subsections (2) and (3), a certificate of fitness ceases to be valid where
(a) the certifying authority or the Chief determines
(i) that any of the information submitted pursuant to subsection 4(8) was incorrect and that the certificate of fitness would not have been issued if that information had been correct,
(ii) that the installation no longer meets the requirements of paragraph 4(1)(a), (3)(a), (4)(a) or (5)(a), or
(iii) that the installation has not been inspected, monitored and maintained in accordance with any limitation endorsed on the certificate of fitness; or
(b) the Chief determines that the certifying authority has failed to carry out the scope of work relating to the installation in respect of which the certificate of fitness was issued.
(2) At least 30 days before a determination is made pursuant to subsection (1), notice, in writing, that a determination is going to be made shall be given
(a) in the case of a determination by the certifying authority, by the certifying authority to the Chief and the person to whom the certificate of fitness in respect of which the determination is to be made has been issued; and
(b) in the case of a determination by the Chief, by the Chief to the certifying authority and the person referred to in paragraph (a).
(3) Before making a determination pursuant to subsection (1), the certifying authority or the Chief, as the case may be, shall consider any information in relation to that determination that is provided by any person notified pursuant to subsection (2).
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