No. S 32
Gas Act
(Gas Importer’s Licence)
(Exemption) Order 2013
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 8 of the Gas Act, the Energy Market Authority of Singapore, with the approval of Mr S Iswaran, Second Minister for Trade and Industry, charged with the responsibility for the portfolio of the Minister for Trade and Industry relating to regulation of energy utilities, hereby makes the following Order:
Citation and commencement
1.  This Order may be cited as the Gas (Gas Importer’s Licence) (Exemption) Order 2013 and shall come into operation on 25th January 2013.
2.  In this Order, “LNG terminal” means the LNG terminal situated at 6 Meranti View, Singapore 627600.
Exemption from section 6(1)(h) of Act
3.  Subject to paragraph 4, section 6(1)(h) of the Act shall not apply to Singapore LNG Corporation Pte. Ltd. for the period between 25th January 2013 and 28th January 2040 (both dates inclusive) in respect of the import of LNG in an amount required for the purpose of commissioning of any equipment used at the LNG terminal.
Conditions of exemption
4.  The exemption referred to in paragraph 3 is subject to the following conditions:
(a)any LNG referred to in paragraph 3, which has been regasified in the process of commissioning any equipment used at the LNG terminal, shall not be used for any purpose other than any of the following:
(i)for operating the LNG terminal;
(ii)for cooling down or gassing up any LNG vessel;
(iii)without prejudice to section 6(1)(d) of the Act, for sale to any person;
(b)any LNG referred to in paragraph 3 that is not utilised in the commissioning of any equipment used at the LNG terminal or for any purpose referred to in sub‑paragraph (a) (whether in the form of LNG or regasified LNG) shall be immediately exported; and
(c)Singapore LNG Corporation Pte. Ltd. shall comply with all directions issued by the Authority in relation to the import of LNG pursuant to section 63 of the Act.
Made this 25th day of January 2013.
Energy Market Authority of Singapore.
[RD/50101/14; AG/LLRD/SL/116A/2013/1 Vol. 1]