(a) This Part prescribes minimum safety requirements for pipeline facilities and the transportation by pipeline of natural gas, liquefied natural gas, and hazardous liquids inside the territorial limits of American Samoa.

(b) No person may operate a pipeline facility, segment of pipeline, or a relocated, modified or replaced segment of a pipeline unless:

(1) the pipeline or segment has been designed, installed, constructed, initially inspected, and initially tested in accordance with this Part; and

(2) the pipeline operator maintains, modifies as appropriate, and follows the plans, procedures, and programs required to be followed under this Part.

History: Rule 02-01, eff 30 Aug 01.