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Contents

Long Title

Part I PRELIMINARY

Part II ADMINISTRATION

Part III LICENSING OF ACTIVITIES RELATING TO GAS

Part IV MODIFICATION AND ENFORCEMENT OF GAS LICENCES

Part V GAS TRANSPORTERS

Part VI GAS RETAILERS AND GENERAL PROVISIONS

Part VII GAS NETWORK CODE

Part VIIA CODES OF PRACTICE

Part VIIB CONTROL OF GAS LICENSEES AND ENTITIES WITH INTEREST IN GAS PIPELINE NETWORK

Part VIII SAFETY

Part IX COMPETITION

Part X APPEAL PANEL

Part XI MISCELLANEOUS

Part XII TRANSITIONAL PROVISIONS

Legislative History

 
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Application for gas licence, etc.
7.
—(1)  An application for a licence, an extension to a licence or an exemption under this Part shall —
(a)
be made in writing to the Authority and shall be in such form as may be determined by the Authority; and
(b)
be accompanied by such information, document and fee as may be determined by the Authority.
(2)  In determining whether to grant or extend a licence to or for a particular person, the Authority shall consider the following:
(a)
the ability of that person to finance the carrying on of the particular activity;
(b)
the experience of that person in carrying on the activity, and his ability to perform the duties which would be imposed on him under this Act and the licence;
(c)
in the case of a gas retailer’s licence, in relation to that person —
(i)
the quantities of gas available, or which are anticipated to be available, to that person for retail purposes; and
(ii)
the sufficiency of rights held, or which are anticipated to be held, by that person to ship gas to premises for retail purposes;
(d)
in the case of a gas importer’s licence, in relation to that person, the quantities of natural gas or liquefied natural gas available, or which are anticipated to be available, to that person for import;
(e)
whether or not that person is related to any gas licensee or any person exempted under section 8; and
(f)
the functions and duties of the Authority under section 3.
(3)  The Authority may, with the approval of the Minister, grant or extend —
(a)
for any or all of the purposes referred to in section 6(1)(a), a gas transporter’s licence;
(b)
for the purpose referred to in section 6(1)(b), a gas transport agent’s licence;
(c)
for the purpose referred to in section 6(1)(c), a gas shipper’s licence;
(d)
for the purpose referred to in section 6(1)(d), a gas retailer’s licence;
(e)
for any or all of the purposes referred to in section 6(1)(e), an onshore receiving facility operator’s licence;
(f)
for any or all of the purposes referred to in section 6(1)(f), an LNG terminal operator’s licence;
(g)
for the purpose referred to in section 6(1)(g), a town gas producer’s licence;
(h)
for any or all of the purposes referred to in section 6(1)(h), a gas importer’s licence; and
(i)
for the purpose referred to in paragraph (i) of section 6(1), a licence for such activity as may be specified in any order made under that paragraph.
(4)  A gas transporter’s licence granted or extended for the purpose referred to in section 6(1)(a)(i) shall specify the area to which the licence relates, which area may include any part of an area specified in an existing licence granted to another person under this section.
(5)  A gas licence shall not be granted to any person, if the grant of the licence may, in the opinion of the Authority, give rise to a conflict of interest in the discharge of any duty imposed on the person under this Act, the Electricity Act (Cap. 89A) or any other licence granted to him under this section.
(6)  A gas transporter’s licence shall not be granted to —
(a)
a gas retailer, gas shipper or town gas producer; or
(b)
a person who is the holder of a licence under section 9(1)(a), (c), (d) or (f) of the Electricity Act.
(7)  A gas transport agent’s licence shall not be granted to a gas retailer, gas shipper or town gas producer.
(8)  A gas shipper’s licence shall not be granted to a gas transporter or gas transport agent.
(9)  A gas retailer’s licence shall not be granted to a gas transporter or gas transport agent.
(10)  Without prejudice to the application of section 6(3) and (4), an onshore receiving facility operator’s licence shall not be granted to any person who is not incorporated in Singapore and does not have a place of business in Singapore.
(11)  A town gas producer’s licence shall not be granted to a gas transporter or gas transport agent.
(12)  Every licence granted or extended under this Part shall continue in force, unless it is revoked or suspended, for such period as may be specified in the licence.
[24/2007 wef 11/06/2007]