Gas (Safety and Measurement) Regulations 2010

Protection of fittings

15 Interference with, or movement of, fittings


A person must not damage or interfere with, or move or attempt to move, any of the fittings of a distribution system or gas measurement system, whether or not the fittings have been damaged, unless—


the person obtains permission from the owner or operator of the fittings; or


the person is authorised by an enactment; or


an emergency requires it.


A person commits an offence and is liable on conviction to a level 1 penalty if the person fails to comply with subclause (1).

Compare: SR 1993/76 r 36; SR 1997/60 rr 93A, 100(d)(vi)

Regulation 15(2): amended, on 4 October 2013, by regulation 3(2) of the Criminal Procedure (Consequential Amendments) Regulations 2013 (SR 2013/409).

Regulation 15(2): amended, on 1 July 2013, by regulation 8(2) of the Gas (Safety and Measurement) Amendment Regulations 2012 (SR 2012/280).