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§ 2540. Purpose, Applicability and Date of Implementation.

2 CA ADC § 2540Barclays Official California Code of Regulations

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Title 2. Administration
Division 3. State Property Operations
Chapter 1. State Lands Commission (Refs & Annos)
Article 5.3. Marine Terminal Personnel Training and Certification
2 CCR § 2540
§ 2540. Purpose, Applicability and Date of Implementation.
(a) The purpose of the regulations in Title 2, Division 3, Chapter 1, Article 5.3, of the California Code of Regulations is to establish onshore and offshore marine terminal personnel oil-handling training and certification requirements which, when followed, will:
(1) Provide improved protection of California waters and natural resources by preventing oil spills caused by human factors;
(2) Ensure that marine terminal personnel involved in oil-handling operations are adequately trained and have demonstrated competency; and
(3) Establish certification that personnel are in compliance with training requirements.
(b) The provisions of this article shall not apply to:
(1) Operations conducted at offshore drilling and production facilities.
(2) Tank cleaning operations which begin after the removal of cargo or fuel from any tank vessel or barge.
(c) Unless otherwise specified in this article, all of the provisions of this article become effective 30 days after they have been filed with the Secretary of State.


Note: Authority cited: Sections 8755 and 8756, Public Resources Code. Reference: Sections 8751, 8755, 8756 and 8757, Public Resources Code.
1. New article 5.3 and section filed 3-7-94; operative 4-6-94 (Register 94, No. 10).
This database is current through 3/10/23 Register 2023, No. 10.
Cal. Admin. Code tit. 2, § 2540, 2 CA ADC § 2540
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