—(1) Subject to subsection (2), no person shall —
convey gas —
through a gas pipeline or gas pipeline network to any premises; or
to a gas pipeline or gas pipeline network of a gas transporter;
retail gas which has been so conveyed for use in any premises; or
carry on such other activity relating to gas as the Minister may, by order published in the Gazette, specify,
(2) A person may, without a licence —
convey, in any premises or part thereof in which that person has an interest, gas supplied for use in the premises; or
sell, for use in any premises or part thereof in which that person has an interest, gas retailed for use in the premises by a gas retailer.
(3) An order under subsection (1)(c) may provide for —
the making of regulations by the Authority, with the approval of the Minister, in respect of the activity specified in the order;
the application of the provisions of this Act and the regulations to the activity specified in the order subject to such exceptions or modifications as may be specified in the order;
the conditions which may be included in a licence authorising the carrying on of the activity specified in the order; and
generally for giving full effect to or for carrying out the purposes of the order.
(4) Any person who contravenes subsection (1) shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $500,000.