707. Integrity of installations.

(3)     Offshore Installations

(i)     Design and Construction

707.     Integrity of installations.

The duty holder1 must ensure that an installation2 at all times possesses such integrity3 as is reasonably practicable4; and the following provisions are without prejudice to the generality of this provision5.

The duty holder must ensure that:

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    (1)     the designs to which an installation is to be or in the event is constructed are such that, so far as is reasonably practicable:

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      (a)     it can withstand such forces acting on it as are reasonably foreseeable;

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      (b)     its layout and configuration, including those of its plant, will