Guidance and regulation

The Offshore Infrastructure Regulator (OIR) has functions to provide advice to stakeholders on work health and safety, environmental protection and infrastructure integrity in connection with offshore infrastructure activities under the Offshore Electricity Infrastructure (OEI) Act Framework.

The OIR will develop and progressively release guidance based upon the document hierarchy as shown below.

Hierarchy diagram

Policies are intended to outline objectives and include guiding principles on how the OIR administers the requirements of the OEI Act and regulations.

Guidelines are intended to provide advice on the OIRs interpretation of regulatory requirements.

Information papers are intended to provide advice on good industry practice.

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