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Long Title

Part I PRELIMINARY

Part II CONDUCT OF INSURANCE BUSINESS

General restriction on insurers

Registration and authorisation of insurers

Deposits, registers of policies and insurance funds

Miscellaneous requirements as to conduct of business

Part IIA FOREIGN INSURER SCHEMES

Part IIB INSURANCE INTERMEDIARIES

General

Conduct of Insurance Broking Business

Part III RETURNS, INSPECTIONS AND INVESTIGATIONS

Returns

Inspections and Investigations

Part IIIA ASSISTANCE TO FOREIGN REGULATORY AUTHORITIES

Part IIIAA TRANSFER OF BUSINESS AND SHARES, RESTRUCTURING OF REGISTERED INSURER AND WINDING UP

Division 1 — Voluntary scheme for transfer of business

Division 2 — Compulsory transfer of business

Division 3 — Compulsory transfer of shares

Division 4 — Power to restructure capital

Division 5 — Winding up

Division 6 — Miscellaneous

Part IIIB APPEALS

Part IIIC NOMINATION OF BENEFICIARIES

Part IV MISCELLANEOUS AND GENERAL

Administration and enforcement

Miscellaneous amendments of law

Supplementary

FIRST SCHEDULE Definition of Insurance Terms

SECOND SCHEDULE Specified Provisions

Legislative History

Comparative Table

 
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Supplementary
Amendment of Schedules
63A.
—(1)  The Minister may from time to time, by order published in the Gazette, amend, add to or vary the First or Second Schedule.
(2)  The Minister may, in any order made under subsection (1), make such incidental, consequential or supplementary provisions as may be necessary or expedient.
(3)  Any order made under subsection (1) shall be presented to Parliament as soon as possible after publication in the Gazette.
[23/2003 wef 01/01/2004]
Regulations
64.
—(1)  The Authority may make regulations for carrying into effect the objects of this Act, and for prescribing anything which under this Act is to be prescribed.
[11/86; 32/93]
(1A)  Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (1), regulations may be made for or with respect to —
(a)
the forms for the purposes of this Act;
(b)
the fees to be paid in respect of any matter or thing required for the purposes of this Act, including the refund or remission, whether in whole or in part, of such fees; and
(c)
the corporate governance of insurers.
[23/2003 wef 01/01/2004]
(1B)  Except as otherwise expressly provided in this Act, regulations made under this Act —
(a)
may be of general or specific application;
(b)
may provide that a contravention of any specified provision thereof shall be an offence; and
(c)
may provide for penalties not exceeding a fine of $50,000 or imprisonment for a term not exceeding 12 months or both for each offence and, in the case of a continuing offence, a further penalty not exceeding a fine of 10% of the maximum fine prescribed for that offence for every day or part thereof during which the offence continues after conviction.
[23/2003 wef 01/01/2004]
(2)  The Authority may issue such directions as it may consider necessary for carrying into effect the objects of this Act.
[11/86; 32/93]
(2A)  Without prejudice to the generality of subsection (2), the Authority may issue such directions as it may consider necessary to an authorised reinsurer with respect to the manner and form of the transfer of the whole or part of its business of providing the reinsurance of liabilities under insurance policies, to persons in Singapore.
[23/2003 wef 01/01/2004]
(3)  For the avoidance of doubt, a direction issued under this Act shall be deemed not to be subsidiary legislation.
[41/2001]
Saving provisions
65.
—(1)  The repeal of section 34 shall not —
(a)
invalidate any existing Lloyd’s policy;
(b)
prevent the collection or receipt of premiums on any existing Lloyd’s policy; or
(c)
prejudice any right or claim against the Lloyd’s underwriter, or by the Lloyd’s underwriter of any right or claim against any policy owner or person, relating to any existing Lloyd’s policy.
(2)  The Authority shall, if satisfied that insurance business is not being carried on in Singapore by any Lloyd’s underwriter under the repealed section 34, transfer any deposit referred to in the repealed section 34(4) and maintained under the repealed Second Schedule, to Lloyd’s, except such part (if any) that the Authority determines should be kept available for meeting claims against Lloyd’s underwriters in respect of any existing Lloyd’s policy.
(3)  For the purposes of this section —
“existing Lloyd’s policy” means any insurance policy entered into by a Lloyd’s underwriter before 8th January 2002 and which was authorised under the repealed section 34;
“Lloyd’s” has the same meaning as in the repealed section 34;
“Lloyd’s underwriter” has the same meaning as in the repealed section 34.
[41/2001]