12. Section 9 of the principal Act is amended —
by deleting subsections (1), (2) and (3) and substituting the following subsections:
“(1) Where the Controller has decided to suspend or revoke the work pass of a foreign employee under section 7(4), the Controller shall notify the employer of the foreign employee of his decision and the employer of the foreign employee shall, within 7 days of receiving the notification, terminate the employment of the foreign employee.
(2) Every employer of a foreign employee who intends to have the work pass of the foreign employee cancelled shall —
apply to the Controller to cancel the work pass; and
if so required, return the work pass to the Controller within 7 days of such cancellation.
(3) An employer who contravenes subsection (1) or (2) shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $5,000.”;
by deleting the word “services” in subsection (4) and substituting the word “employment”;
by deleting the words “foreign worker” wherever they appear in subsection (4) and substituting in each case the words “foreign employee”; and
by deleting the words “foreign workers” in the section heading and substituting the words “foreign employees”.