You may be required to comply with this standard if you are a network operator. A network operator operates a gas distribution system. Please be advised the standard referenced in legislation has since been superseded, you are now required to comply with Australian Standard 2885.1-2012 Pipelines - Gas and Liquid Petroleum - Design and Construction.
The network operator must comply with this standard in the creation of a safety case. A safety case is a document that sets out the safety management and technical practices and procedures for a gas distribution system.
This standard specifies requirements for design and construction of carbon and carbon-manganese steel pipelines and associated piping and components that are used to transmit single-phase and multi-phase hydrocarbon fluids, such as natural and manufactured gas, liquefied petroleum gas, natural gasoline, crude oil, natural gas liquids and liquid petroleum products.
Please consult the Contact Officer for more information and to ascertain the level of compliance (if any) that may be required.
Code of Practice
A code of practice can be either a legal requirement or non-legal requirement. Legal codes of practice are defined as a result of legislation. Non-legal codes of practice are defined by industry regulators and bodies.
Department of Commerce
Gas Standards Act 1972 (Western Australia)
Gas Standards (Gas Supply and System Safety) Regulations 2000 (Western Australia)
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