—(1) Where the Act provides for a person to be given an opportunity to be heard by the Authority, the Authority shall post or deliver to that person a notice —
stating the decision it intends to make that affects him and the grounds for the decision; and
inviting him to give the Authority, within such period as may be specified in the notice (not being less than 10 days from the date of the receipt of the notice) any written statement, accompanied by relevant supporting documents, as to why the Authority should reconsider the decision it intends to make.
(2) Any written statement referred to in paragraph (1)(b) shall be signed by the person to whom the opportunity to be heard is given, a duly authorised employee of that person, or an advocate and solicitor acting for that person.
(3) The Authority shall consider any written statement and supporting documents referred to in paragraph (1)(b) in making its decision.
(4) In this regulation, “decision” includes any action of, direction by or order issued by the Authority under the Act.
18. Unless otherwise provided in these Regulations, any person who contravenes regulation 5(2), 11 or 12 shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $150,000 and, in the case of a continuing offence, to a further fine not exceeding $15,000 for every day or part thereof during which the offence continues after conviction.
[G.N. No. S 332/2006]