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§ 45 Development concepts

The design, engineering and construction of the individual facilities in a development concept shall allow them to be placed, operated and, if applicable, removed in a prudent manner. The same applies to installations and other equipment necessary to carry out manned underwater operations from a vessel.
Subsea facilities and pipeline systems shall also be designed and installed such that the facilities can withstand mechanical damage caused by other activity, and such that they do not damage fishing gear or obstruct fishery activity to an unreasonable extent.
Section last changed: 01 January 2011

The first subsection applies to the entire health, safety and environment area. Requirements for facilities, including equipment, also include temporary equipment or work equipment.
It is specified that facilities shall also be able to withstand damage due to other activities.