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Legal framework

Swiss Federal Pipelines Act, SR 746.1

The Federal Pipelines Act regulates the general conditions for the construction and operation of pipelines systems, and defines the scope of application.

 

Swiss Federal Pipelines Ordinance, SR 746.11

The Federal Pipelines Ordinance regulates the federal licensing procedure.

 

Swiss Federal Ordinance on the Safety of Pipeline Systems, SR 746.12

The Federal Pipeline Safety Ordinance defines the minimum safety requirements to be met by pipeline systems and operators.

 

FPI Regulations

The FPI Regulations are the Inspectorate's internal instrument for implementing the provisions of the legislation cited above. The regulations are based on the corresponding European (EN) and international (ISO) standards. Copies of the FPI Regulations (ERI-Richtlinie, in German) may be ordered by clicking on the link below. Price: 180 Swiss francs.

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