—(1) The officers of the Ministry of Defence set out in paragraph (2) are empowered —
to renew any Singapore passport that is issued to —
any male citizen of Singapore who is of or above the age of 11 years but below the age of 16 years and 6 months; and
to require such security, whether by cash deposit or otherwise, as the officers think fit, to be furnished by or on behalf of the person applying to renew the passport.
(2) The officers referred to in paragraph (1) are —
the Commanding Officer of the Registration and Recruitment Centre;
the Officer-in-charge of the Personnel Resources Branch; and
the Exit Permit Officers.
(3) The following officers of the Ministry of Home Affairs are empowered to renew any Singapore passport issued to any person who has been registered under section 3 of the Enlistment Act, or is deemed to be registered or is liable to register under that Act:
the Officer-in-charge, the Head of Operationally Ready National Service Section and the Staff Officer II Manpower of the Police National Service (Full-Time) Headquarters; and
the Head of Manpower, the Officer-in-charge of the Manpower Holding and Movement Centre and the Officer-in-charge of the Operationally Ready National Service/Volunteer Personnel Branch of the Singapore Civil Defence Force Headquarters.