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§ 68 Regulations

The Petroleum Safety Authority Norway, the Norwegian Environment Agency, the Norwegian Directorate of Health, the Norwegian Food Safety Authority and the Norwegian Radiation and Nuclear Safety Authority can, in their respective areas of authority, stipulate the regulations necessary to supplement these regulations, including provisions regarding
  1. management of the petroleum activities, etc., including contents, follow-up and further development of management systems; material and information, including provisions regarding content, scope, type, format and time of submission or accessibility,
  2. design and outfitting of facilities, etc. in the petroleum activities,
  3. conducting activities in the petroleum activities, and
  4. design and outfitting of onshore facilities and conducting activities at onshore facilities.
Section last changed: 01 January 2019

The provision specifies that the authority to provide more detailed provisions in regulations is given to all the relevant agencies in their respective areas of authority. The Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs will coordinate the work on regulatory development according to these regulations and supplementary regulations.
The Ministry of Labour and Social Affairs will evaluate whether there is a need for special rules for the petroleum activities, and will during the hearing of new and revised regulations determine whether the they will apply to the Norwegian continental shelf. The Ministry is of the opinion that the second subsection does not entail financial or administrative consequences in relation to the arrangement that was in force until these regulations entered into force.