514. Application of the Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 2000.

Pressure systems are subject to the Pressure Systems Safety Regulations 20001 which came into force on 21 February 20002. For the purposes of the 2000 Regulations, 'pressure system' means:

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    (1)     a system comprising one or more pressure vessels of rigid construction, any associated pipework3 and protective devices4;

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    (2)     the pipework with its protective devices to which a pressure receptacle, an old pressure receptacle or transportable pressure equipment5 is, or is intended to be, connected; or

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    (3)     a pipeline6 and its protective devices,

which contains or is liable to contain a relevant fluid7, but does not include a pressure receptacle, an