Her Excellency the Governor, with the advice of the Executive Council, has made the following Regulation under the Gas Supply Act 1996.
JOHN AQUILINA, M.P.,Minister for Fair Trading
The object of this Regulation is to remake the Gas Supply (Gas Meters) Regulation 1997 with some alteration. That Regulation will be repealed on 1 September 2002 under section 10 (2) of the Subordinate Legislation Act 1989.
The new Regulation deals with the following matters:
(a) the requirement that gas be supplied through gas meters (Part 2),
(b) the authorisation of persons conducting testing of gas meters and gas meter testing equipment (Division 1 of Part 3),
(c) the testing of gas meters before supply or installation and their testing while in service (Division 2 of Part 3),
(d) other testing to be carried out on gas meters (Division 3 of Part 3),
(e) gas meter testing equipment (Division 4 of Part 3),
(f) other matters of a minor, consequential or ancillary nature (Parts 1 and 4).
This Regulation is made under the Gas Supply Act 1996 and, in particular, under sections 83A (Regulations as to gas appliances and gas meters) and 83 (the general regulation-making power).