Gas Supply Act 1993 & Gas Supply (Amendment) Act 2016
The Gas Supply Act 1993 & Gas Supply (Amendment) Act 2016 (“Act”), is an Act to provide for the licensing of the import into regasification terminal, regasification, shipping, transportation, distribution, retail or use of gas in the supply of gas through pipelines and related matters, the supply of gas at reasonable prices, the control of gas supply pipelines, installations and appliances with respect to matters relating to safety of person in the distribution, retail or use of gas and for purposes connected therewith.
Section 30 (8)
No person shall, without the lawful authority of the licensee, undertake any work or engage in any activity in the vicinity of any gas pipeline or installation or part thereof in a manner likely to interfere with such pipeline or installation or part thereof or to cause danger to any person or property unless the licensee has taken all reasonable steps to give proper notice on the existence of any pipeline or installation or part thereof and measures as prescribed by the Commission for the protection of such pipeline or installation or part thereof.
Section 30 (9)
Any person who contravenes subsection (8) shall be guilty of an offence and shall, on conviction, be liable to a fine not exceeding fifty thousand ringgit or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years or to both and shall also be liable to pay compensation for the loss incurred for the amount of which to be fixed by the court under Section 30 (D).