—(1) The Minister may in his discretion grant to any person in Singapore a licence to keep and use a press for the printing of documents and may at any time withdraw the licence either permanently or for such period as he thinks fit.
(2) The licence shall be in the prescribed form.
(3) Any person to whom a licence is refused or whose licence is withdrawn may appeal to the President whose decision shall be final.
(4) No person shall keep for use or use any printing press without a licence.
(5) For the purposes of this section, the occupier of any premises on which any printing press is found shall be deemed to have kept it for use until he proves the contrary.
(6) Every licence granted under subsection (1) shall ordinarily be for one year from the date of its issue.
(7) The withdrawal of any licence shall be deemed to be sufficiently communicated to the licensee if a notice of withdrawal is personally served on the person in charge of the printing press.
4. The Registrar shall keep a register of printing presses, in which he shall enter such particulars as may be prescribed relating to —
persons licensed under section 3 and to printing presses; or
any document or class of documents exempted under section 44 from all or any of the provisions of this Act.
6. Every person who prints any document shall, during 6 months from the date of the printing thereof —
keep one copy on which he shall write or print the name and place of residence of the person by whom he is employed to print it; and
produce the document to any person authorised by the Minister in that behalf if required to do so.