New regulations on such charges were adopted by the Ministry of Labour on 8 January 2013. They replaced earlier provisions on the power to require the refunding of expenses incurred in supervision of safety and the working environment.
The new regulations permit us to charge fees for supervision (audits, etc) involving a specific enterprise. Fees can be charged to the enterprise subject to the supervision or where the supervisory activity is conducted.
Pursuant to the new regulations, we can charge sector fees for follow-up tasks covering all or part of the petroleum industry.
Sector fees can be charged to:
Such fees are allocated between the various players on the basis of formulas which we determine.