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Part I REGISTRATION AND LICENSING OF VEHICLES

Part IA ROAD-USER CHARGES

Part II LICENSING OF DRIVERS

Part III LICENSING OF DRIVING INSTRUCTORS AND DRIVING SCHOOLS

Part IV GENERAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO ROAD TRAFFIC

Division 1 — Provisions as to driving and offences in connection therewith

Division 2 — Accidents

Division 3 — Miscellaneous

Part V PUBLIC SERVICE VEHICLES

Part VA LICENSING OF TAXI SERVICE OPERATORS

Part VB LICENSING OF BUS INTERCHANGE AND BUS DEPOT OPERATORS

Part VI PROVISIONS AS TO USE OF HIGHWAYS

Part VII MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

FIRST SCHEDULE Specified Acts

SECOND SCHEDULE Classification and Descriptions of Public Service Vehicles

THIRD SCHEDULE Specified offences

Legislative History

Comparative Table

 
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PART IA
ROAD-USER CHARGES
Interpretation of this Part
34A.  In this Part —
“authorised officer” means any employee of the Authority, or any other person, who is duly authorised by the Registrar in writing to carry out any particular function or to exercise any particular power under this Part;
“prescribed hours” means such hours as the Minister may prescribe for the levying of a road-user charge in respect of any specified road;
“road-user charge” means the charge payable for riding, driving or moving a motor vehicle on a specified road during the prescribed hours;
“specified road” means any road or part thereof as may be specified in rules made under this Part.
Levying of road-user charge
34B.
—(1)  The Minister may prescribe road-user charges to be paid in connection with the use of any specified road.
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(2)  All road-user charges collected under this Part shall be paid into the Consolidated Fund.
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Electronic or computerised or other charge collecting facilities
34C.  The Authority may install or cause to be installed on any road in respect of which a road-user charge is levied under this Part such electronic or computerised or other facilities as it thinks fit for the purpose of collecting the road-user charge and may also install or cause to be installed such ancillary facilities as the Authority thinks necessary.
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Rules for purposes of this Part
34D.
—(1)  The Minister may make rules for the purposes of carrying this Part into effect and, in particular, may make rules —
(a)
specifying the roads in respect of which, and the days and hours during which, a road-user charge shall be levied;
(b)
prescribing the amount of road-user charge to be levied in respect of any specified road and for this purpose, road-user charges of different amounts may be prescribed in respect of —
(i)
different specified roads or parts thereof;
(ii)
different hours of the day or different days of the week; and
(iii)
different classes, categories or descriptions of vehicles;
(c)
prescribing the manner in which road-user charges shall be levied and collected, including the use of electronic or computerised or other facilities therefor, and for this purpose, the rules may —
(i)
require all vehicles (whether registered in Singapore or elsewhere) to be installed with such devices and appurtenances and in such manner as may be prescribed before they may be ridden, driven or moved on a specified road during the prescribed hours;
(ii)
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(iii)
prohibit the sale, supply, installation, repair or maintenance of any device or appurtenance prescribed under sub-paragraph (i) by any person not authorised by the Registrar to do so;
(iv)
specify the conditions under which any device or appurtenance prescribed under sub-paragraph (i) may be removed from one vehicle and installed in another or transferred from one person to another; and
(d)
prescribing the records to be kept by the Registrar in connection with this Part and regulating the disclosure by the Registrar of any information in such records.
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(2)  Where a person is convicted of an offence under the rules, the court before which such person is convicted may, in addition to the punishment prescribed for the offence, order him to pay the amount of road-user charge as may be certified by an officer appointed by the Authority in that behalf to be due from such person at the date of such conviction and such amount may be recovered according to the law for the time being in force for the recovery of fines.
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Registrar’s power of inspection and seizure, etc.
34E.
—(1)  The Registrar may, by notice in writing, require the owner of any vehicle in which any device or appurtenance has been installed for the purpose of this Part to produce the vehicle before the Registrar or an authorised officer at such time and place as the Registrar may appoint in order that the Registrar or authorised officer may inspect or test the device or appurtenance.
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(2)  The Registrar or authorised officer may remove from a vehicle which has been produced before him pursuant to subsection (1) any device or appurtenance which has been installed therein for the purpose of this Part if the Registrar or authorised officer is of the opinion that the device or appurtenance cannot be properly inspected or tested without being so removed.
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(3)  If, upon inspecting any such device or appurtenance, the Registrar or authorised officer is satisfied that there is or has been any contravention of any of the provisions of this Part or the rules made under section 34D concerning the device or appurtenance, the Registrar or authorised officer may remove the device or appurtenance from the vehicle and dispose of it in such manner as he thinks fit.
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(4)  Any person who fails to comply with a notice issued under subsection (1) shall be guilty of an offence.
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(5)  Where a person on whom a notice is served under subsection (1) fails to comply with the notice, the Registrar or an authorised officer may seize and detain the vehicle in order to carry out any inspection or test under subsection (1).
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(6)  Where any vehicle is seized and detained under subsection (5), the Registrar or authorised officer shall immediately inform the owner of the vehicle in writing of the seizure and detention and if the vehicle is not claimed by its owner within 3 months of the date of its seizure —
(a)
the Registrar or authorised officer may, after giving one month’s notice in the Gazette, sell the vehicle by public auction or otherwise dispose of the vehicle in such manner as he thinks fit; and
(b)
the proceeds, if any, from the sale or disposal of the vehicle shall be applied in payment of any road-user charges which may be due in respect of the vehicle and of any charges incurred in carrying out the provisions of this section and the surplus, if any, shall be paid into the Consolidated Fund, if unclaimed by the owner within a period of 12 months.
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