Safety, Health and Welfare (Offshore Installations) Act, 1987

Power of Minister to grant exemptions.

4.—Where the Minister is of opinion with respect to an offshore installation that, by reason of the amount of work involved, the numbers employed or expected to be employed on, in or in the neighbourhood of the installation, the shortness of the period during which the installation is expected to be engaged in exploration or exploitation or by reason of any other special circumstance, it would not be reasonable to require compliance with the provisions of this Act or any particular provision thereof, or with the provision of any regulation made under this Act, he may by an instrument in writing exempt the installation from such provisions or provision for such period, and subject to such conditions (if any), as may be specified in writing by him when giving the exemption.