Administrative Measures For The Safety Of Compressed Natural Gas Vehicles In Sichuan Province

Original Language Title: 四川省压缩天然气汽车安全管理办法

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Administrative measures for the safety of compressed natural gas vehicles in Sichuan province

    (November 22, 2011 Standing Committee of the Sichuan provincial people's Government, the 95th consideration by Sichuan Provincial Government order No. 255, published since December 28, 2011 as of February 1, 2012) Chapter I General provisions

    First to strengthen safety management of compressed natural gas vehicles, protecting the lives of citizens, property, security and public safety, promote healthy development of compressed natural gas vehicle industry, in accordance with the People's Republic of China Law on production safety, the People's Republic of China city gas regulations and the People's Republic of China regulations on safety supervision over special equipment and the People's Republic of China Road transportation management and other relevant laws and regulations, combined with the facts of the province, these measures are formulated.

    Article within the administrative area of the province of compressed natural gas vehicle industry, compressed natural gas vehicle fueling station construction and operation, compressed natural gas vehicle conversion and maintenance, installation and use of cylinders for vehicles and related security management activities, these measures shall apply.

Third provincial development and reform Department comprehensive coordination function of CNG vehicles industry development in the province, is responsible for development of compressed natural gas vehicle industry planning and industry information, compressed natural gas vehicle fueling station (hereinafter referred to as gas station) project approval, the compressed natural gas vehicles targeted refit Enterprise (hereinafter referred to as designated refit enterprise) filing and supervision and management.

Gas management is responsible for station construction, gas business licensing and supervision and management.

Dangerous chemicals in production safety supervision and management departments are responsible for gas station business licensing and supervision.

Quality supervision and management is responsible for the compressed natural gas filling station for industry products production license, cylinder filling permit, stood with special equipment and vehicle licensing and supervision of gas bottles.

Traffic and transport sector road transport authority (hereinafter referred to as the road transport authority) is responsible for the maintenance of compressed natural gas vehicles equipment fixed point Enterprise (hereinafter referred to as designated maintenance enterprise) filing and supervision and management.

Public security organs traffic management is responsible for conversion of compressed natural gas vehicles registered.

    Housing and urban-rural construction, land and natural resources, public safety, economic and information technology, environmental protection, science and technology, and other relevant departments according to their respective duties, in collaboration with relevant management of compressed natural gas vehicles. Article fourth gas station, targeted modification enterprise, site maintenance enterprises, transport enterprises are the main responsibility for safe production and operation, shall comply with the relevant safety production and management laws and regulations, strengthen safety production management, improving safety conditions, establish and improve the safe production responsibility system and ensure the safety of operations.

Safety management activities of an enterprise mainly in charge of overall responsibility.

    Encourages the implementation of liability insurance system of special equipment, improve the ability of accident claims. Fifth to encourage technical progress of compressed natural gas vehicle industry, the use of advanced technology to enhance capacity to prevent accidents.

To meet the industrial policy projects and products, in accordance with the relevant provisions of national and provincial preferential policies.

    Priority to the development of compressed natural gas vehicles in urban public passenger transport, lease application in passenger transport, sanitation and other public transport.

    Sixth article related to compressed natural gas vehicle industry association industry self-regulation should be strengthened to promote knowledge of laws and regulations and safety management, and promotion of advanced technologies and scientific methods, enterprise credit management in accordance with law.

    Chapter II gas station safety management

Article seventh stations unified planning, rational distribution, ensuring security, the principle of coordinated development.

    Provincial development and reform Department of industrial development planning should be consulted before gas, safety supervision, quality supervision, public security, land and natural resources, environmental protection and other related departments. Article eighth investment project of construction of gas filling station, shall apply to the project approval to the provincial development and reform Department.

The specific conditions and procedures by the provincial development and reform Department, in conjunction with provincial departments in accordance with State enterprise investment projects approved by the provisions and the approach to, and to the public.

    Without the approval, gas, safety, quality supervision, public security, land and natural resources, environmental protection departments shall not go through relevant procedures, financial institutions shall not grant loans.

    Nineth station project siting, design, construction, acceptance shall be in accordance with the relevant laws and regulations of the capital construction procedures, shall acquire compressed natural gas for industry products production license, the gas business license business license, hazardous chemicals and cylinder filling license before the operation.

Article tenth gas station production and management activities shall comply with the following requirements:

(A) establish a sound safety management responsibility system;

(B) the enterprise directors, safety-control managers, special equipment operating personnel qualified according to state regulations;

(C) manufacture of gas quality in line with national standards and be publicized, according to sales of Government pricing;

(D) prominently publicized vehicle gas bottle filling and using security considerations;

(E) complies with the state-mandated and periodic inspection of measuring instruments;

(F) meet the requirements of the national and provincial stations with equipment and facilities, and provide installation, testing, operation, maintenance, repair;

(VII) establish a business record and standing facilities archives, submit statistical information in accordance with the regulations;

(VIII) developing security accident emergency rescue plans and drills on a regular basis;

    (IX) other laws and regulations.

11th stations should perform cylinder filling safety specifications for vehicles, on one of the following circumstances cart with refillable gas cylinders against:

(A) without using the register of registration certificates or inconsistent;

(B) the extended did not fail to pass the inspection or periodic inspection;

(C) does not conduct security checks or check the gas bottles and special equipment for loose, damage, leaks and other security risks;

    (D) driving and riding officer did not leave their vehicles.

    12th gas station caused by the construction, maintenance and other reasons need to temporarily adjust the air supply or the gas supply, shall be announced 48 hours in advance, and timely in accordance with the relevant provisions to restore normal gas supply; gas supply being affected by emergencies, urgent measures should be taken and timely notice.

    13th stations closed, closed, appropriate arrangements should be made in advance, and the 90 working day report to the local gas management, approval to close business.

    Chapter III safety management Section 14th for compressed natural gas vehicle conversion business, should be to fixed-point conversion enterprise application to the provincial development and reform Department.

    The specific conditions and procedures by the provincial development and reform Department, in conjunction with provincial departments in accordance with State enterprise investment projects for the record provisions and the approach to, and to the public. Article 15th special device for compressed natural gas vehicle repair operations should be located (State) road transport administration designated maintenance enterprise application.

The specific conditions and procedures administered by the provincial transport authorities and the relevant provincial departments in accordance with state motor vehicle maintenance requirements and the approach to, and to the public.

    Compressed natural gas vehicles (including cars and modified cars) special equipment should be made by the original manufacturer and documented site conversion company or designated repair maintenance and repair enterprises.

16th point conversion business activities shall comply with the following requirements:

(A) legally obtained a license of vehicle maintenance and gas cylinders the installation license;

(B) establish a sound safety management responsibility system;

(C) the heads of enterprises and personnel qualified according to state regulations;

(D) the installation, use and maintenance in accordance with national vehicle modification facility;

(E) in accordance with national and provincial regulations and technical specifications to be modified, in line with standard cylinders for vehicles and special equipment, gas cylinders for vehicles the installation process through statutory supervision inspection qualified inspection agencies;

(F) in accordance with national and provincial standards and specification for inspection of vehicles to ensure their safety performance and performance, and corporate vehicle certificate was issued;

    (VII) establish a modified vehicle files, business records and conversion, submit statistical information in accordance with the regulations.

Article 17th point converted enterprises shall provide the refitting vehicle owner (hereinafter referred to as the owner) told the safety knowledge, provide security manuals, submit vehicle certification, installation supervision and inspection certificates for gas cylinders for vehicles and other related procedures.

    Vehicle manufacturers and fixed point conversion enterprises should be gas cylinders for vehicles to install replacement or vacuum.

18th owner shall from the date of vehicle factory in the 10th, vehicle modification certificate holders, gas cylinders for vehicles installation supervision and inspection certificates, gas cylinders for vehicles using formalities as registration certificates to the public security organs traffic management Department for refitting vehicle registration.

    After registration, the commercial transport vehicle modifications shall be subject to comprehensive performance testing of qualified motor vehicles, road transport authority for the corresponding change procedures.

Article 19th point maintenance business activities shall comply with the following requirements:

(A) vehicle maintenance license shall obtain more than two classes, (ii) establishing sound safety management responsibility system;

(C) according to relevant national and provincial regulations and technical specifications for maintenance, testing, ensure that service quality standards;

    (D) establishment of vehicle maintenance files, submit statistical information in accordance with the regulations.

    20th point maintenance Enterprise shall inform the safety knowledge for car owners, two-level maintenance, repair and Assembly of motor vehicles vehicle repair, automobile repair factory completion certificate shall be submitted.

21st compressed natural gas vehicle shall, in accordance with provisions of article maintenance and regular inspections and arranging scrapping. Special equipment for compressed natural gas vehicles periodic inspection cycle and safety technical inspection of vehicles simultaneously.

Periodic inspection, public security organs traffic management departments should be the identification of vehicles using gas cylinders for vehicles register and special equipment inspection certificate.

    Inspection Unit engaged in special equipment for compressed natural gas vehicles motor vehicle shall be issued by the provincial quality supervision and Management Department (including compressed natural gas vehicle) safety inspection agency eligibility.

22nd point refitted enterprise and site maintenance enterprises shall, in accordance with the record scope of refit and repair operations, not more range of modifications and repairs.

Owners of modified vehicles and special devices for vehicle maintenance, shall be handed over to fixed-point conversion enterprises and designated maintenance enterprise implementation.

    Prohibit the unauthorized modification of compressed natural gas cars and maintenance of special equipment for compressed natural gas vehicles.
Fourth chapter gas cylinder safety management

    23rd compressed natural gas vehicle owners should be in accordance with national and provincial regulations to the place of registration (State) quality supervision and management departments registration procedures for gas cylinders for vehicles to use, accept the dynamic supervision and management of gas cylinders for vehicles.

    24th transfer compressed natural gas vehicles, or after changing gas cylinders for vehicles, should be to the original registration cancellation procedures for gas cylinders, re-registration procedures for gas cylinders for vehicles used, registration files of vehicle ownership.

    25th compressed natural gas vehicles for all installation, removal or replacement vehicle with gas cylinders, shall be handed over to the original vehicle manufacturer and documented point refit enterprise or official inspection agencies to implement, rejected or discarded gas cylinders shall be handed over to a statutory inspection agencies paid recovery and destructive treatment.

Article 26th used gas cylinders for vehicles, the following actions are forbidden:

(A) without gas cylinders for vehicles using the registration procedure;

(B) using extended was not tested, test failed or has been scrapped, (iii) install, remove, repair, replacement, increasing the amount or the bottle seal, color, mark;

    (D) use of illicit manufacture of cylinders for compressed natural gas vehicle, or cylinders.

27th cylinders for vehicles should be in accordance with State regulations, regularly examination and discard updates.

On the inspection of gas cylinders for vehicles, statutory inspection bodies shall be subject to replacement of gas processing and delivery.

    Cylinder and in accordance with the regulations for unqualified scrap cylinders, statutory inspection bodies should pay recovery and destructive treatment.

    28th compressed natural gas automobile accidents resulting in gas bottles are unsafe, should immediately stop using, without official inspection agencies qualified, may not continue to use it.

    29th using gas cylinders for vehicles sales Enterprise shall sell qualified as a manufacturing license production of qualified products, and establish a sales ledger, stock identification and sales records, including: gas cylinders-Specifications, models, materials, numbering, factory certificate of quality.

    30th article public passenger, and rental passenger, and large logistics, road transport business enterprise should established car with gas bottle of security management responsibility system, strengthening car with gas bottle of daily check, found exception situation timely processing, and remember into car with gas bottle archives reference, content including: vehicles factory information, and gas bottle using registration card, and gas bottle regularly test records, and daily check situation,.

    Supervision and administration of the fifth chapter

31st above county level development and reform, gas, safety, quality control, transportation and public security departments shall perform the functions of supervision, in accordance with the gas station, targeted modification enterprise and site maintenance enterprises, as well as gas cylinders for vehicles using the units of production and operation activities for the supervision and inspection, to detect security risks, correcting violations, establishing violations record-keeping system.

    Compressed natural gas automobile production and business activities related to units and individuals shall accept the supervision and management of the departments concerned.

Article 32nd build compressed natural gas vehicle information release system for industries in the province, by the provincial development and reform Department, in conjunction with provincial relevant Department published the following information:

(A) compressed natural gas vehicle industry and the overall situation in the province; 

(B) the compressed natural gas vehicle fueling station in the province, vehicle factory vehicle manufacturer, targeted modification enterprise and site maintenance list and other related information;

(C) the compressed natural gas vehicle industry safety training and service information;

(D) special for compressed natural gas vehicle fueling station and station equipment, vehicles and gas cylinders for vehicles and special equipment for security risk warnings;

(E) other important information.

Provincial development and reform Department is responsible for the collection industry statistics and information on a regular basis, and to the public, provincial relevant departments do the information work in synergy.

    Gas, quality supervision, transportation, safety supervision and management departments in accordance with their respective responsibilities regularly publish the relevant regulatory information and illegal enterprises record list.

    Article 33rd compressed natural gas vehicles in the production and operation of safety accident investigation and treatment in accordance with the relevant provisions of the State and province.

    Article 34th using information technology means dynamic supervision and management of gas cylinders for vehicles in the province, specific measures by the provincial quality supervision and management in conjunction with provincial departments and announced to the public.

35th article of any units and individuals have the right to inform the relevant authorities about compressed natural gas vehicle industry related information and put forward opinions and suggestions, complaints reported violations in the production, marketing and use of compressed natural gas vehicles.

    Relevant supervisory and administrative departments shall open complaints, subject to public supervision, complaints and report in a timely manner according to law.

    The sixth chapter legal liability

    Article 36th acts in violation of these rules, People's Republic of China Law on production safety, the People's Republic of China urban gas Management Ordinance, and the People's Republic of China regulations on safety supervision over special equipment and the People's Republic of China Road transportation is provided for control and other relevant laws and regulations, from its provisions.

    37th article violates these rules, carrying out of compressed natural gas vehicles or equipment maintenance, from Sichuan province, road transport authorities above the county level in accordance with the regulations on road transport will be punished.   

    38th article violates this article tenth fourth and 11th the fourth set, the quality supervision and management departments at or above the county level shall order rectification, overdue change, fined 1000 Yuan more than 5000 Yuan fine.

    39th in violation of the first paragraph of article 18th, by the public security organs traffic management departments warned or fined a maximum of 200 Yuan.

40th under any of the following circumstances, the quality supervision and management departments at or above the county level shall order rectification, fined a maximum of up to 5000 Yuan and 20,000 yuan, for the serious circumstances in the second, revocation of their inspection qualifications.

(A) gas station violations of one of the first to the third item of the article 11th;

    (B) official inspection agencies to violate the provisions of article 27th second or third paragraphs.

    41st article violates article 26th first, second and fourth requirements, quality supervision and management departments at or above the county level shall, in accordance with the People's Republic of China regulations on safety supervision over special equipment shall be punished; comply with the third requirement of, correction and fined 5000 Yuan and 20,000 yuan fine, but for non-profit, fined 1000 Yuan fine.

    42nd national staff engaged in the supervision and management of compressed natural gas vehicles abuse, abuse, malpractice, neglect their duties, shall be given administrative sanctions constitutes a crime, criminal responsibility shall be investigated according to law.

    The seventh chapter by-laws

    Article 43rd liquefied natural gas cars, LPG cars and safety management in accordance with the measures implemented.

    44th special equipment for compressed natural gas vehicles in these measures refer to national standards of the natural gas vehicles and LPG automotive lexicon (GB/T17895-1999) 45th article of the rules take effect on February 1, 2012.