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should determine those requirements of this document that must be
accomplished. Following a re-certification, all requirements
noted in par. 2.9.2 should be observed.
Extension of Certification. The SCA may extend system
certification for short duration in three cases:
a) When emergency operational commitments of the
system prevent it from being available for an on-site survey at
the time of the expiration of certification.
b) When the system is scheduled for overhaul within 90
days after expiration of the current certification.
When the SCA is unavailable due to prior
Extensions of certification will be granted only for systems that
have required no more than routine maintenance and repairs during
the original tenure of certification. Any non-routine work
performed on the system should be reported to the SCA. The SCA
and a statement that the system is operational prior to granting
an extension of certification. If requested, the applicant
should provide the SCA with a list of all work accomplished on
for the request for an extension.
Transfer of System Custody
Permanent Transfer. Unmanned pressure test facilities
may be permanently transferred. The SCA should be kept apprised
of all pending transfers. After authorization for a permanent
transfer has been granted, the following action should be
a) The custodial command should inform the recipient
command of the operational condition of the system, including all
operational and documentation deficiencies and outstanding SCSCs.
b) The custodial command should prepare a "turnover
file" consisting of as-built system drawings, all re-entry
control documentation, test records, technical manuals, operating
and emergency procedures, a complete Preventive Maintenance
System (PMS) package, and all certification survey documentation
from previous surveys. The turnover file should accompany the
system to the recipient command.
Recipient Command. After receipt of the system
hardware and certification documentation, the recipient command
should take the following action:
Establish a formal QA plan and re-entry control