Open consultation

The Offshore Environmental Civil Sanctions Regulations 2018: draft guidance

Summary

We're seeking views on the draft guidance for The Offshore Environmental Civil Sanctions Regulations 2018.

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Consultation description

The Offshore Environmental Civil Sanctions Regulations 2018 enable the BEIS Offshore Petroleum Regulator for Environment & Decommissioning (OPRED) to impose civil sanctions in respect of breaches of some existing offshore oil and gas environmental regulations, which presently amount to criminal offences.

This draft guidance will accompany the 2018 Regulations to provide clarity and certainty to industry. It is designed to clearly explain how OPRED will apply the civil sanctions regime under them:

  • how it makes decisions
  • the processes to be followed to provide clarity and certainty to industry

Documents

Offshore Environmental Civil Sanctions Regulations 2018: consultation on draft guidance

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The Offshore Environmental Civil Sanctions Regulations 2018 – Draft Guidance

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Offshore Environmental Inspectorate
OPRED
Department for Business, Energy & Industrial Strategy
AB1 Building
Crimon Place
Aberdeen
AB10 1BJ

Published 20 November 2018