Health and Safety at Work (Petroleum Exploration and Extraction) Amendment Regulations 2017

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Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Health and Safety at Work (Petroleum Exploration and Extraction) Amendment Regulations 2017

Patsy Reddy, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 10th day of April 2017

Present:
Her Excellency the Governor-General in Council

These regulations are made under section 211 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015—

(a)

on the advice and with the consent of the Executive Council; and

(b)

on the recommendation of the Minister for Workplace Relations and Safety made after complying with section 217 of that Act.

Regulations

1 Title

These regulations are the Health and Safety at Work (Petroleum Exploration and Extraction) Amendment Regulations 2017.

2 Commencement

These regulations come into force on 15 May 2017.

3 Principal regulations

These regulations amend the Health and Safety at Work (Petroleum Exploration and Extraction) Regulations 2016 (the principal regulations).

4 References to non-production offshore installation replaced

In regulations 39(b), 40(3), 48(1) and (2), 49(1)(c)(i) and (ii), and 50(1)(a) and (b), replace “non-production offshore installation” with “offshore non-production installation”.

5 Regulation 55 amended (Application of Part 6)

In regulation 55(b), replace “in relation a production” with “in relation to a production”.

6 Regulation 71 amended (Duty to notify notifiable incidents)

(1)

In regulation 71(1) and (2)(b), insert “or drilling contractor” after “permit operator” in each place.

(2)

In regulation 71(4) and (5), replace “a permit operator or a drilling contractor” with “the permit operator or the drilling contractor”.

7 Schedule 5 amended

In Schedule 5, clause 3, replace “regulation 23” with “regulation 24”.

Rachel Hayward,
acting for Clerk of the Executive Council.

Explanatory note

This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.

These regulations, which come into force on 15 May 2017, amend the Health and Safety at Work (Petroleum Exploration and Extraction) Regulations 2016 (the principal regulations). These regulations correct clerical and typographical errors and an incorrect cross-reference in the principal regulations.

Issued under the authority of the Legislation Act 2012.

Date of notification in Gazette: 13 April 2017.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Business, Innovation, and Employment.