—(1) The Registrar may cancel the registration of a vehicle —
if the permit issued under section 10A authorising the registration of the vehicle under this Act has been cancelled or has expired and has not been restored or renewed within the time prescribed therefor by this Act or any rules;
if no licence under section 19 has been taken out for the vehicle for a period exceeding 3 years by the registered owner who has notified the Registrar that he will not use the vehicle during that period;
if the tax chargeable under section 11(1)(b) has not been paid by the registered owner of the vehicle for a period of 12 months or any longer period;
if he is satisfied that the vehicle —
has ceased to be kept or used on any road in Singapore;
has been or will, within the prescribed period, be destroyed or permanently removed from Singapore;
has become wholly unfit for further use; or
has been lost through theft or criminal breach of trust and the prescribed period after such loss has lapsed;
if the vehicle exceeds the age-limit prescribed for the class or description of vehicles to which the vehicle belongs; or
if the vehicle has been forfeited pursuant to any written law.
(2) Where the registration of a vehicle is cancelled under subsection (1), the registered owner or the person in possession of the vehicle shall produce proof to the satisfaction of the Registrar that the vehicle has been permanently removed from all roads in Singapore, or has been destroyed or permanently removed from Singapore, within one month of the date of the cancellation or such other period as the Registrar may approve.
(3) Any person who fails to comply with subsection (2) shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $2,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 3 months and, in the case of a second or subsequent conviction, to a fine not exceeding $5,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 6 months.