THE PRIME MINISTER OF GOVERNMENT
SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom – Happiness
Hanoi, March 26, 2004
PROMULGATING THE REGULATION ON ASSURANCE OF SAFETY FOR THE SYSTEM OF ONSHORE GAS PIPELINES
THE PRIME MINISTER
Pursuant to the December 25, 2001 Law on Organization of the Government;
Pursuant to Decree No. 03/2002/ND-CP of January 7, 2002 on protection of oil and gas security and safety;
At the proposal of the general director of Vietnam Oil and Gas Corporation;
Article 1.- To promulgate together with this Decision the Regulation on ensuring safety for the system of onshore gas pipelines.
Article 2.- This Decision takes effect 15 days after its publication in the Official Gazette.
Article 3.- The ministers, the heads of the ministerial-level agencies, the heads of the Government-attached agencies, the presidents of the People's Committees of the provinces and centrally-run cities, the chairman of the Managing Board and the general director of Vietnam Oil and Gas Corporation, and concerned organizations shall have to implement this Decision.
Phan Van Khai
ON ENSURING SAFETY FOR THE SYSTEM OF ONSHORE GAS PIPELINES
(Promulgated together with the Prime Minister's Decision No. 46/2004/QD-TTg of March 26, 2004)
Article 1.- Scope of regulation
This Regulation provides for the assurance of safety for people, properties and environment along the pipelines of gaseous hydrocarbon and gas products; ensuring the safe and efficient operation and exploitation of the system of such pipelines.
Article 2.- Subjects of application
1. This Regulation applies to the system of onshore pipelines of gaseous hydrocarbon and gas products as defined in Clause 1, Article 3 of this Regulation.
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