New Delhi, the…………
PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS REGULATORY BOARD
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 61 of the Petroleum and NaturalGas Regulatory Act, 2006 (19 of 2006), the Petroleum and Natural GasRegulatory Board hereby makes the following regulations, namely:-
Short title and commencement.
These regulations may be called the Petroleum and Natural GasRegulatory Board (Integrity Management System for Natural GasPipelines) Regulations, 2012.(2)
They shall come into force on the date of their publication in theOfficial Gazette.
In these regulations unless the context otherwise requires,-(a)
“Act” means the petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board
“Board” means the Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Boa
rdestablished under sub-section (1) of section 3 of the Act;(c)
“natural gas pipeline” means the pipeline as defined under the
Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (Authorizing Entitiesto Lay, Build, Operate or Expand Natural Gas Pipelines)Regulations, 2008;(d)
“operator” means an entity that operates natural gas pipeline
network with the authorization of the Board;(e)
“Risk” means the risk
as defined under the Petroleum and NaturalGas Regulatory Board (Codes of Practices for EmergencyResponse and Disaster Management Plan (ERDMP) Regulations,2010.(f)
“Risk analysis” means the risk analysis
as defined under thePetroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (Codes of Practicesfor Emergency Response and Disaster Management Plan (ERDMP)Regulations, 2010.