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Chapter:

51B PDFTitle:GAS SAFETY (GAS SUPPLY) REGULATIONSGazette Number:
Regulation:49Heading:OffencesVersion Date:30/06/1997

(1A) Any person who contravenes regulation 23A commits an offence and is liable on conviction-

        (a) in the case of a contravention of regulation 23A(1), to a fine at level 4 and to imprisonment for 6 months;
        (b) in the case of a contravention of regulation 23A(2), to a fine of $200000 and to imprisonment for 12 months and, in the case of a continuing offence, to a daily penalty of $10000. (L.N. 455 of 1996)
(1) Any person who contravenes regulation 3(1) or (2), 6B or 25 (1) or (2) commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine of $25000 and to imprisonment for 6 months and, in the case of a continuing offence, to a daily penalty of $2000. (22 of 1996 s. 7)
(1AA) The owner of a notifiable gas installation who contravenes regulation 6C(2)(a) or (b) commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine at level 2. (22 of 1996 s. 7)
(2) Any person who contravenes any condition to which-
        (a) a construction approval is subject under regulation 5(1)(b) or (4); or
        (b) an approval is subject under regulation 6(2)(b)(i),
commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine of $10000 and, in the case of a continuing offence, to a daily penalty of $1000.
(3) The owner of a container who contravenes regulation 7(1) or (3), the owner of a cylinder who contravenes regulation 8(2), the owner of a tank who contravenes regulation 8(3), (4) or (6), 10(1) or 12(1), the owner of a liquefied petroleum gas storage installation who contravenes regulation 11 and the owner of a vaporiser who contravenes regulation 14(1) or (3) commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine of $10000 and, in the case of a continuing offence, to a daily penalty of $1000. (22 of 1996 s. 7)
(4) Any person who contravenes regulation 8(1), 10(2), 17(1), (2), (3), (4), (5), (6)(a) or (c), (7), (8), (9) or (10), 18(1), (2) or (3), 19, 20(1), (2) or (3), 28(3), 39(1), (3), (4) or (5) or (7) or 41(2) commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine of $5000.
(5) The owner of a tank who contravenes regulation 8(5) or 12(2), the owner of a cylinder who contravenes regulation 9 and the owner of a vaporiser who contravenes regulation 14(2) commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine of $5000 and, in the case of a continuing offence, to a daily penalty of $500.
(6) Any person who contravenes regulation 13 or 41(3) commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine of $1000.
(7) Any person who, without reasonable excuse, contravenes regulation 16, 17(6)(b), 23(1) or (2) or 38(1) or (2) commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine of $5000.
(8) Any person who contravenes regulation 21(1) or 22(1), (2) or (3), 40(1) or 41(1) commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine of $10000.
(9) The owner of a gas vehicle who, without reasonable excuse, contravenes regulation 31(2), 32 or 33 commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine of $1000 and, in the case of a continuing offence, to a daily penalty of $100.
(10) Where regulation 34(2) or (3) is contravened in respect of a gas vehicle, the owner of the vehicle commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine of $1000 and, in the case of a continuing offence, to a daily penalty of $100.
(11) Where regulation 35 is contravened in respect of a gas vehicle, the owner of the vehicle commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine of $5000.
(12) The owner of a gas vehicle who, without reasonable excuse, contravenes regulation 36(1) (where paragraph (b) of that regulation applies) or (2), or the driver of a gas vehicle who, without reasonable excuse, contravenes regulation 36(2) commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine of $1000.
(13) The owner of a road tanker who contravenes regulation 39(2) and the owner of a gas vehicle (except a cylinder wagon) who contravenes regulation 42(3) or (4) commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine of $10000.
(14) The owner of a cylinder wagon who contravenes regulation 39(6), the owner of a gas vehicle who contravenes regulation 42(2) and the owner of a gas vehicle (except a road tanker) who contravenes regulation 42(3) or (4) commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine of $5000.
(15) Any person who, without reasonable excuse, contravenes regulation 47(1) or 48(1) commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a fine $1000.
(Enacted 1990)