719. Notification of well operations and construction activities in regard to offshore installations.

719.     Notification of well operations and construction activities in regard to offshore installations.

A well operator1 must ensure that no well operation2 is commenced:

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    (1)     for the purposes of the Offshore Installations (Safety Case) Regulations 2005:

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      (a)     unless he has sent a notification3 containing the specified particulars4 to the Health and Safety Executive5 at least 21 days (or such shorter period as the Executive may specify) before commencing that operation6

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      (b)     in the case of a production installation7 a well operator must ensure that:

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        (i)     no well operation which involves insertion of a hollow pipe in the