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Once the deficiencies are corrected to the satisfaction of the
SCA, the original system certification will be reinstated.
Conditions for Termination or Suspension. System
certification may be terminated or suspended, at the discretion
of the SCA, as a result of the following:
a) Violation of the limits or terms of the letter
granting certification (e.g., pressure, time, temperature,
b) Recognition of the existence of an unsafe
Expiration of tenure of system certification.
d) Modifications to equipment or components within the
SOC without the concurrence of the SCA.
Overhaul, repair, or alteration, as defined in
Expiration of a lease contract.
g) Failure to correct Category 1C cards by specified
date or event.
Issuance of a Category 1A or 1B survey card.
i) Casualty to the system pending the issuance of an
Sustaining System Certification. Sustaining system
certification comprises those actions required of the applicant
to ensure the SCA that the facility remains in the as-certified
condition throughout the tenure of certification. As stated
previously, granting system certification does not automatically
ensure that system certification will remain in effect for the
full certification period. The responsibility for sustaining
system certification during the certification period rests with
the officer-in-charge of the facility.
Design Changes and Alterations. SCA concurrence must
be obtained for any design changes or proposed alterations to
equipment within the SOC, or which could impact the SOC. Each
proposed design change or alteration should contain an evaluation
of the effects of the change to the safe operation, of the
system, in accordance with the requirements of this document.
Accomplishment of design changes and alterations within the SOC
without SCA concurrence should result in termination or
suspension of system certification.
Repairs and Maintenance.
The facility should be