Experts Persons in the field of the High Pressure Gas Pipeline Ordinance Recognition

Experts in the field of the Gas High Pressure Pipeline Regulation (GasHDrLtgV) are persons who have been recognised by the competent body for the verification of the technical safety of high-pressure gas pipelines on the basis of a written request under this Regulation.

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No documentation is required.

required expertise, reliability and independence of the expert successful completion of a relevant technical or scientific studies at a university, university or university of applied sciences specific technical qualifications for the technical tests to be carried out, in particular knowledge of the state of the art, the technical regulations and the relevant legislation Access to all test equipment necessary for carrying out the inspections If the expert does not have his own means, but the agent makes use of the person giving the order or third parties, it is sufficient that the expert is able to check the test equipment and the test structure for their suitability and conformity with the applicable legal regulations and technical rules. self-responsible and independent exercise of the activity independent of contracting persons and third parties, in particular persons involved in the design or construction, distribution, operation or maintenance of the high-pressure gas pipelines to be tested or otherwise dependent on the results of the test or certification The expert shall not take on any task which may give rise to legitimate doubts as to impartiality. Reliability of the applicant on the basis of his personal characteristics and abilities as well as his conduct Guarantee of the proper performance of its duties Experts have carry out their activities on a regular basis, to be trained regularly according to the state of the art, regularly participate in an exchange of experience.

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Lower Saxony Ministry of the Environment, Energy and Climate Protection

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