Gas Act
(Chapter 116A, Section 96)
Gas (Supply) Regulations
Rg 1
G.N. No. S 62/2008

(1st June 2009)
[14th February 2008]
1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Gas (Supply) Regulations.
2.—(1)  In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires —
“Building and Construction Authority” means the Building and Construction Authority established under the Building and Construction Authority Act (Cap. 30A);
“consumer’s internal pipe” means the part of the gas installation between a meter installation and a gas appliance;
“designated representative” means a professional engineer or a licensed gas service worker appointed by the developer or a responsible person for the premises;
“flue” means a passage for conveying the products of combustion from a gas appliance to the external air and includes any part of the passage in a gas appliance ventilation duct which serves the purpose of a flue;
“gas meter control valve” means a valve at the inlet of any meter used for the purpose of turning on or off a supply of gas through such meter to any gas installation;
“gas service worker licence” means a licence granted by the Authority under regulation 24;
“gas supply code” means the code of practice on gas supply issued by the Authority;
“leak free”, in relation to any gas installation or gas fitting, means there is no leak at any part of such gas installation or gas fitting and verified by such appropriate testing as may be specified in the Singapore Standard CP 51, or such other standards or codes of practice as the Authority may require;
“meter installation” means any meter and its associated equipment and installation, including any associated pipework, filter, valve, pressure regulating equipment, seal, housing, mounting, telemetry equipment and gas chromatograph;
“professional engineer” means any person who is registered as a professional engineer in the mechanical engineering discipline under the Professional Engineers Act (Cap. 253);
“purging” means a series of measures that is taken to purge air or gas in any pipe of a gas installation for the purpose of preventing the formation of an explosive mixture of gas and air in such pipe;
“Register” means the register of licensed gas service workers maintained under regulation 26;
“responsible person”, in relation to any premises, means the consumer or occupier of the premises or, where there is no consumer or occupier or the occupier is away, the owner of the premises, the management corporation constituted under the Land Titles (Strata) Act (Cap. 158) or any other person with the authority for the time being to take appropriate action in relation to any gas installation therein;
“Singapore Standard CP 51” means the Singapore Standard CP 51 published by the Standards, Productivity and Innovation Board (or its successor or replacement entity), as may be supplemented, varied, modified or replaced from time to time;
“valve” means a device for the purpose of controlling or shutting off gas flow and includes a gas service isolation valve.
(2)  For the purposes of these Regulations, any reference to installing a gas fitting includes a reference to converting any pipe, fitting, meter, apparatus or appliance to use gas supplied through a gas pipeline.