THE MINISTRY OF TRADE -
THE MINISTRY OF PUBLIC SECURITY
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SOCIALIST REPUBLIC OF VIET NAM
Independence - Freedom - Happiness
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No: 15/2001/TTLT-BTM-BCA
Hanoi, May 10, 2001
 
JOINT CIRCULAR
ON THE EQUIPMENT AND MANAGEMENT OF FIRE-FIGHTING MEANS IN DEPOTS OF MINERAL OILS AND MINERAL OIL PRODUCTS
Pursuant to the Prime Minister’s Directive No. 237/TTg of April 19, 1996 on enhancing measures for fire prevention and fighting and in order to meet the requirements of the equipment and management of fire-fighting means in depots of mineral oils and mineral oil products.
The Ministry of Trade and the Ministry of Public Security hereby jointly provide for the equipment and management of fire-fighting means in depots of mineral oils and mineral oil products as follows:
1. GENERAL PROVISIONS
1.1. This Circular provides for the equipment and management of fire-fighting means, applicable to depots of mineral oils and mineral oil products in liquid form in the whole country, but not to liquefied gas (LPG) depots as well as mineral oils and mineral oil products depots, which are built in caves or on water surface.
1.2. The designing for construction, renovation, expansion and operation of depots of mineral oils and mineral oil products must be based on this Circular for calculation and equipment of fight-fighting means.
1.3. The terms used in this Circular shall be construed as follows:
1.3.1. Depots of mineral oils and mineral oil products mean establishments which receive, preserve, prepare and distribute mineral oils and their products in liquid form.
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