Ordinance To The Law On Gas Installations And Gas Appliances

Original Language Title: Bekendtgørelse af lov om gasinstallationer og gasmateriel

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Overview (table of contents)



Chapter 1



Purpose and scope





Chapter 2



(Repealed)





Chapter 3



(Repealed)





Chapter 4



(Repealed)





Chapter 5



Requirements for gas installations (gas regulations)





Chapter 6



Control and supervision of gas installations





Chapter 7



Administration, finance and legal remedies, etc.





Chapter 8



Criminal provisions





Chapter 9



Transitional and commencement provisions



The full text of the Ordinance to the law on gas installations and gas appliances

Hereby promulgated law on gas installations and gas appliances, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 988 of 8. December 2003, with the changes imposed by § 2 of the law No. 1382 of 20. December 2004, § 1 of lov nr. 1601 by 20. December 2006, § 2 of the law No. 375 by 27. May 2008, § 3 of law No. 364 of 13. May 2009, article 57 of law No. 1231 by 18. December 2012 and section 43 of Act No. 401 of 28. April 2014.

Chapter 1 Purpose and scope of section 1. The law must ensure and maintain an acceptable level of safety for gas installations for the sake of the security of persons and protection against the loss of values.

§ 2. The law applies to: 1) all kinds of gas installations which use town gas, natural gas, liquefied petroleum gas or similar combustible gases for use in household, commercial, industrial, etc., combined heat and power plants gas installations shall be counted from and with connection to the distribution wires (mainline) or utility and include Plug-and husledninger as well as gas appliances, including appliances and their ventilation and exhaust systems.

2) production plants, distribution lines and other installations for the supply of gas to the in no. 1, gas installations, unless gassikkerheden by these installations are covered by the law on occupational safety.

(2). By gas supplier means the company that owns or maintains the gas supply system, and which distributes gas to installations.

(3). By gas appliances means installation components, machines and appliances Inc. their ventilation and exhaust systems, incorporated in or intended to be incorporated in the gas installations.

§ 3. The law does not apply to gas, water and drainage installations on board ships as well as gas installations for propulsion or warming by vehicles.

Chapter 2 (repealed) section 4. (Repealed) § 5. (Repealed) § 6. (Repealed)

Chapter 3 (repealed) section 7. (Repealed) § 8. (Repealed) § 9. (Repealed) § 10. (Repealed)

Chapter 4 (repealed) section 11. (Repealed) § 12. (Repealed) section 13. (Repealed) § 14. (Repealed)

Chapter 5 Regulations for gas installations (gas regulations) section 15. The Minister for economic and business affairs shall lay down provisions for gas installations (gas regulations) as well as for gas production plants, distribution pipelines and other natural gas supply systems, unless gassikkerheden by these plants are covered by special regulations issued pursuant to the law on occupational safety. Including can be laid down requirements for gas appliances included in gas installations and installations.

(2). In the gas regulations can be determined: 1) provisions concerning the design, function, conformity assessment, marking, sale and marketing of gas appliances.

2) provisions on execution, testing and control of and service on gas installations, including the used gas appliances.

3) provisions on training requirements for start-up, commissioning and servicing of gas-burning plants.

4) provisions concerning the use and maintenance of gas installations, including the used gas appliances.

5) provisions on the duty of builders, suppliers and installers to provide information about specific installations and gas installation work.

6) Provisions for permission to perform specific work on gas installations and gas appliances on the basis of a special educational competence, including provisions on how such permits can be revoked.

7) provisions on property developers, suppliers and installatørers self-monitoring of performed installations as well as the delivered gas appliances.

8) Provisions relating to the approval and supervision of gas suppliers and their security work, including supervision of the gas installations, for which delivery occurs, as well as provisions on revocation of approval.

9) provisions on gaskvaliteter.

10) transitional provisions with regard to existing gas installations, including gas appliances that are not in accordance with the provisions of the rules of procedure.

11) Regulations in order to meet Denmark's obligations under EU law relating to requirements for gas installations.

(3). The Danish safety technology Authority may by special circumstances derogate from provisions adopted pursuant to paragraph 1 (gas regulations), including Pacific special requirements, in addition to what is provided in the gas regulations.

Chapter 6 the control and supervision of gas installations section 16. The Danish safety technology Authority carries out the control and supervision of gas installations and gas appliances in order to monitor the safety technical condition by the installations.

§ 17. Security Agency may 1) give orders to an owner or user of a gas installation to carry out overhauls and can give orders to change of a gas installation, including gas, within a specified time limit, if there is a security risk by the use of the installation, 2) give orders to an owner or user of a gas installation on rectification of safety deficiencies at the time of installation within a specified time limit and 3) shut down the prohibition against the use of a gas installation or by gas appliances, which do not comply with Gasreglementets regulations, or which characterized as security indefensible. The Danish safety technology Authority may allow the gas supply to the installation abort or give orders to the appropriate gas supplier to carry out disconnection, if the Danish safety technology Authority considers it necessary in order to ensure compliance with the ban.

§ 18. Security Agency may 1) ban against the sale, supply, installation and use of gas appliances, which do not comply with Gasreglementets regulations, or if the application involves a security risk, 2) impose on manufacturers and distributors of gas appliances covered by the ban after no. 1 to withdraw such equipment or make changes in gasmateriellet and 3) require manufacturers, importers and distributors of gas appliances with the information necessary to determine whether the gasmateriellet generally must be characterized as dangerous, and about the time of sale or dispensing.

§ 19. Owners and users of gas installations, manufacturers and dealers and installers shall, upon request, inform any information necessary for the performance of the supervisory task covered by the law.

(2). The Security Agency has, if there is a presumed risk of dangerous gas installations or gas appliances at any time against proper identification without court order access to public and private properties and locations where negotiated, stored or used gas installations and gas appliances. The Danish safety technology Authority may also authorise an inspection body to have equivalent access.

(3). Dealers and importers of gas appliances shall, on request, make available to the Security Agency's gas appliances safety studies after specific request.

section 19 (a). The Danish safety technology Authority may publish the prohibition and injunction, which is abandoned in accordance with the provisions of this chapter. Agency may also publish notices of the European Commission on illegal stock and intervention against this in other countries.

Chapter 7 Administration, financing and access to justice, etc.

§ 20. The Danish safety technology Authority may authorise other public authorities and private enterprises to exercise the powers referred to in section 19, paragraph 2.

§ 21. The Technical Security Council, established pursuant to Chapter 2 of the law on electric power plants and electrical equipment, Advisor for economic and Business Affairs on regulations pertaining to safety of gas appliances, systems and installations as well as concerning the authorization and approval of establishments working in the field of gas, water and drainage area. The Council also advises Security Agency's Director in connection with the Agency's activities, including in the above areas.

§ 22. Business and growth, the Minister may lay down rules to the effect that the written communication to and from the Danish safety technology authority on matters covered by this law or of rules issued pursuant to this law, shall be carried out digitally.

(2). Business and growth, the Minister may lay down detailed rules on digital communications, including on the application of specific it systems, specific digital formats and digital signature etc.

(3). A digital message is considered to be reached when it is available to the addressee of the message.

section 22 (a). Business and growth, the Minister may lay down rules to the effect that the Danish safety technology authority can issue decisions and other documents under this law or under rules issued pursuant to this law without signature, with power-or similarly reproduced signature or using a technique that ensures unique identification of the person who issued the decision or document. Such decisions and documents be treated as decisions and documents with personal signature.


(2). Business and growth, the Minister may lay down rules to the effect that decisions and other documents, which are exclusively made or issued on the basis of electronic data processing, may be issued only with the indication of the Security Agency as sender.

section 22 (b). Business and growth, the Minister may lay down rules to the effect that the written communication to and from the notified pursuant to § 20 of the basic regulation. section 19, paragraph 2, relating to matters covered by this law or of rules issued pursuant to this law, shall be carried out digitally. section 22 (2) and (3) and section 22 (a) shall apply mutatis mutandis.

§ 23. Gas suppliers must exercise supervision according to provisions of the gas regulations, see. § 15, including oversight of whether the quality of work and regarding their condition is satisfactory, and the work is performed in accordance with the gas regulations.

section 23 (a). (repealed) § 24. The cost of the Security Agency's activities on gas covered by the fees, which are charged with gas suppliers, insofar as fees and revenues do not cover the cost. The fees shall be fixed at the annual appropriations laws.

(2). Gas suppliers ' fuel costs by performing it security technical work, which is imposed in accordance with the provisions laid down pursuant to § 15 (gas regulations), as well as the costs of the basic regulation. paragraph 1 shall be reimbursed by the company which has entered into commercial gas sales agreement with the consumer.

(3). The Minister for economic and business affairs may lay down rules on the payment of costs associated with the Security Agency's supervision and control in accordance with §§ 16-19.

section 24 (a). the safety agency's decisions under this law or under rules issued under this Act may not be brought before another administrative authority.

section 24 (b). The Minister for economic and business affairs may lay down rules to the effect that the regulations issued pursuant to this law, which contains requirements for companies, gas plants, gas installations and gas appliances, etc., and the technical specifications referred to in these regulations, will not be introduced in the Official Gazette.

(2). The Minister for economic and business affairs lays down rules about how information about the content of the regulations and technical specifications that are not introduced in the Official Gazette referred to in article 6. (1) can be obtained.

(3). The Minister for economic and business affairs may lay down rules to the effect that technical specifications not be introduced in the Official Gazette referred to in article 6. paragraph 1 shall be applicable, even if they are not available in Danish.

Chapter 8 penal provisions article 25. With fine punished anyone who violates section 19 or refuses to comply with the injunction or prohibition under section 17 or section 18, nr. 1 and 2, or fails to provide information pursuant to section 18, no. 3. the provisions of paragraph 2. In the regulations, to be laid down pursuant to this Act, may be fixed penalty of fines for violation of the provisions of the legislation.

(3). That can be imposed on companies, etc. (legal persons) criminal liability in accordance with the provisions of the criminal code 5. Chapter.

(4). When provided for criminal liability, see. (2) for violations of the provisions laid down pursuant to § 15 (gas regulations), the Statute of limitations is 10 years.

Chapter 9 transitional and commencement provisions section 26. The law shall enter into force on the 1. January 2001. At the same time repealed Act No. 250 by 8. June 1978 on gas installations and installations in connection with water and drainage pipes with subsequent amendments.

(2). § § § § 15-19, 20-22 and § 24, however, shall enter into force on 1 January. April 2000.

(3). Regulations issued pursuant to lov nr. 250 by 8. June 1978 on gas installations and installations in connection with water and drainage pipes with later changes to have effect until they are replaced by regulations issued pursuant to this Act.

§ 27. Enterprises that have obtained approval in accordance with the provisions of law No. 250 by 8. June 1978 on gas installations and installations in connection with water and drainage pipes with subsequent amendments, shall before 1 January 2002. January 2003 comply with the approval conditions in section 7, paragraph 1, no. 3. the provisions of paragraph 2. Companies that have achieved gas-, water-and sanitetsmester approval in accordance with the provisions of law No. 250 by 8. June 1978 on gas installations and installations in connection with water and drainage pipes with subsequent amendments, who submits an application for the future to shrink the company to a restricted area in accordance with the provisions of article 7, paragraph 3, can continue to use the descriptions of gas, water and sanitation and plumbing Installer.

(3). Companies with employees with personal authorisation to perform the F-gas (LPG) in caravans pursuant to bekendtgørelse nr. 427 of 12. October 1979 or companies with employees with personal authorisation to regulate larger gas-fired plants in accordance with Decree No. 94 of 13. March 1985 shall before 1 January 2002. January 2003 comply with the conditions of approval as a competent company in section 7, paragraph 3.

(4). Authorisation issued under it before the 1. July 1962 applicable law or in accordance with the transitional provisions laid down in accordance with law No. 132 of 13. April 1962 continues to be valid within the limits laid down in the individual authorizations.

section 28. The law does not apply to the Faroe Islands and Greenland.

Act No. 458 out of 10. June 2003 on amendments to the law on gas installations and installations in connection with water and sewage pipelines, electric power plants and the law on electrical equipment and various other laws (collection of a range of security tasks in the Danish safety technology authority) 1) contains the following entry into force and transitional provisions:

§ 9 the law shall enter into force on the 1. January 2004.

§ 10 paragraph 1. The Danish safety technology authority occurs at the entry into force of the law in all of Denmark's Gas and Electricity Testing the Council's rights and obligations.

(2). (Omitted)

(3). (Omitted)

(4). Decisions taken, as well as the rules adopted in accordance with the laws, pursuant to this Act shall be transferred to the Danish safety technology authority, retain their validity until pursuant to law or regulations adopted on the basis of the law taken new decisions.

§ 11 (Omitted) Law No. 1382 of 20. December 2004 amending the Act on authorization of electricians:, etc. and act on gas installations and installations in connection with water and drainage pipes (access not authorized to perform certain substitutions, etc.) 2) includes the following entry-into-force provision:

§ 3 the law shall enter into force on the 1. January 2006.

Act No. 1601 by 20. December 2006 amending the law on gas installations and installations in connection with water and drainage pipes and act on authorization of electricians: m.v. (Fee funding of authorization administration and harmonization of authorization schemes on installer, sewer master and electrician fields, etc.) 3) contains the following entry into force and transitional provisions:

§ 3 paragraph 1. The law shall enter into force on the 1. January 2007.

(2). (Omitted)

§ 4 paragraph 1-2. (Omitted)

§ 5 paragraph 1-2. (Omitted)

Act No. 375 by 27. May 2008 amending various laws in the Ministry of economic and business affairs area (Except from the introduction of certain standards and technical specifications in the Official Gazette as well as implementation of the transparency directive) 4) includes the following entry-into-force provision:

section 7 of the Act shall enter into force on the 1. June 2008.

Act No. 364 of 13. May 2009 amending næringsloven, marketing, business promotion Act and various other acts at the Ministry of economic and business affairs area (Rule simplification for providers, accountability for service providers, rules on accreditation and metrology, as well as creating a product contact point) 5 date of entry into force) contains the following provision:

§ 9 section 8 of the Act, no. 1-4, shall enter into force on the day after publication in the Official Gazette. Act §§ 1-7 and § 8, nr. 5-13, shall enter into force on the 28th. December 2009.

Act No. 1231 by 18. December 2012 amending various legal provisions on the mandatory digital communication, etc. (Mandatory digital communication and adjustments as a result of a portfolio transfer, etc.) 6) includes the following entry-into-force provisions:

§ 69 paragraph 1. The law shall enter into force on the 1. January 2013.

(2). Regulations issued pursuant to the previous provisions, will remain in force until they are amended or repealed.

Act No. 401 of 28. April 2014 for the approval of establishments on the electricity, plumbing and kloakinstallationesområdet7) contains the following entry into force and transitional provisions: § 38. The law shall enter into force on the 2. June 2014.8) (2). (Omitted) section 39. Regulations issued pursuant to the law on approval of electricians: etc., see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 989 of 8. December 2003 as amended, and pursuant to section 6, section 7, paragraphs 7 and 8, article 9, paragraph 6, and article 24, paragraph 3, of the law on gas installations and installations in connection with water and drainage pipes, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 988 of 8. December 2003 with subsequent amendments, shall remain in force until they are repealed or replaced by regulations issued pursuant to this Act.

§ 40. Corporate authorisations granted before the date of entry into force of this Act continues to be valid until they lapse or be withdrawn.

(2). Approvals as competent enterprises notified before the time of the entry into force of this Act continues to be valid until they may be replaced by a delautorisation or a company's approval for gas, lapses or is revoked.

(3). Personally authorized and technically competent persons who are associated with the authorized or approved firms by the entry into force of the Act, be registered as corporate academically responsible.


(4). § 12, nr. 1, § 13, § 15, nr. 1, and articles 17, 19-23, 26, 27, 31-33 and 35 to 37 shall apply mutatis mutandis for the authorisations and approvals as referred to in paragraphs 1 and 2.

§ 41. Personal authorizations and approvals as technically competent persons granted before the date of entry into force of this Act continues to be valid until they may be replaced by an approval as professionally responsible or lapse.

(2). Section 22 shall apply mutatis mutandis for the authorisations and approvals as referred to in paragraph 1.

§ 42. Enterprises, as at the date of entry into force of the Act is connected to a special monitoring mechanism in accordance with the provision in section 7, paragraph 1, no. 2 of the basic regulation. § 9, paragraph 2, of the law on gas installations and installations in connection with water and drainage pipes, see. lovbekendtgørelse nr. 988 of 8. December 2003 and its subsequent amendments, or previously existing rules on the special supervisory regime, before the 2. June 2016 fulfil the requirement in article 9, paragraph 1, no. 2. the provisions of paragraph 2. Enterprises, as at the date of entry into force of the Act has been approved as a competent company to perform and serve specific types of F-gas installations according to § 4, paragraph 1, no. 3, in order No. 1674 by 14. December 2006 on the approval and operation of the business of plumbing Installer, water and sanitation master, approved competent company or sewer master, before the 2. June 2016 fulfil the requirement in article 9, paragraph 1, no. 2. The Danish safety technology authority, the 2. June 2014 Lizzi K J/Stefan Christian S Official notes 1) modifying the law, throughout the law change» the Danish gas appliances Testing ' to ' Security Agency ' and ' the Danish Gas Test ' to ' Security ', relates to the Agency's section 8, paragraphs 3-5, the heading of Chapter 4, article 11, paragraphs 2 and 3, § 12, § 13, § 14, paragraphs 1 and 2, section 19 (a), the heading for Chapter 7, section 20, paragraphs 1 and 2, section 21, section 22, section 24 (1) and 24 (a).

2 Amendment relating to section 6, no). 3, and § 7 (3), 1. PT.

3 Amendment relates to clause 4), § 7, § 8, paragraph 1, § 9, § 10, section 11, section 12, paragraphs 1, 3, 4, 1. and 2. clause, and paragraph 5, 1.-3. paragraph, section 14, heading for Chapter 7, section 23 (1) and (3), section 23 (a), section 24, paragraph 3, and article 25, paragraph 1, no. 3.4) the amendment relates to section 24 (b).

5 Amendment relates to paragraph 7) (3) 1. paragraph, section 8, paragraph 1, no. 3 and 4, § 12 (1) (8). 2-4, and paragraphs 3 and 5, and section 24 (a).

6 Amendment relates to paragraph 7), paragraph 7, nr. 1, § 22, 22 (a) and 22 (b).

7 Amendment relates to the Act's title), § 1, § 2, paragraph 1, no. 3 and 4, Chapter 2-4, section 15, paragraph 2, no. 3-11, article 19, paragraph 2, section 20, section 23, paragraph 1 1. and 2. paragraph (2) and (3), section 23 (a), article 24 (3) and (4) section 24 (a), 2. and (3). paragraph, and article 25, paragraph 1.

8) rules on authorization covered then by law No. 401 of 28. April 2014 for the approval of establishments on the electricity, plumbing and sewer installation area.

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