—(1) These Regulations may be cited as the Air Navigation (Licensing of Air Services) Regulations.
2. In these Regulations, unless the context otherwise requires —
“Agreement” means the International Air Services Transit Agreement adopted at Chicago on 7th December 1944;
“air service” means any service comprising the carriage of passengers, mail or cargo for hire or reward by means of an aircraft;
“air services agreement” means an agreement or arrangement entered into between the Government and the government of another country under which the provision of air services is permitted;
“assignment”, in relation to a licence granted under Part IA or II, means the transfer of the authorisation to provide all air services which are the subject of the licence;
“Authority” means the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore established under the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore Act (Cap. 41) as in force immediately before 1st July 2009 and reconstituted by the Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore Act 2009 (Act 17 of 2009);
“Chief Executive” means the Chief Executive of the Authority and includes any person acting in that capacity;
“Committee” means the Air Traffic Rights Committee established under regulation 2D;
“country” includes a territory;
“non-scheduled journey” means a journey that is not scheduled;
“permit” means a permit granted under regulation 15;
“provisional licence” means a licence granted under regulation 9;
“scheduled journey” means a journey which is undertaken between the same 2 or more places and a series of which constitutes a systematic service operated in such a manner that the benefits thereof are available to members of the public from time to time seeking to take advantage of them;
“transfer”, in relation to a licence granted under Part IA or II, means the transfer in part of the authorisation to provide the air services which are the subject of the licence.
—(1) Subject to these Regulations —
(2) Any person who contravenes paragraph (1) shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $5,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 months or to both and, in the case of a second or subsequent offence, to a fine not exceeding $50,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 2 years, or to both.
(3) This regulation shall not apply to —
any person who provides any air services under and in accordance with any air services agreement as an airline designated, nominated or otherwise authorised by the government of another country under that air services agreement; or
the airline of any country which is a party to the Agreement where its aircraft merely flies across Singapore without landing, or where its aircraft lands in Singapore, in accordance with the provisions of that Agreement.