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Contents

Long Title

Part I PRELIMINARY

Part II ENTRY INTO AND DEPARTURE FROM SINGAPORE

Part IIA SINGAPORE VISAS FOR NON-CITIZENS

Part III ENTRY AND RE-ENTRY PERMITS

Part IV PROCEDURE ON ARRIVAL IN AND DEPARTURE FROM SINGAPORE

Part V REMOVAL FROM SINGAPORE

Part VA OBLIGATIONS RELATING TO IDENTIFYING INFORMATION OR PASSENGER INFORMATION

Part VI MISCELLANEOUS

THE SCHEDULE Personal Identifiers

Legislative History

 
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On 22/12/2014, you requested the version in force on 22/12/2014 incorporating all amendments published on or before 22/12/2014. The closest version currently available is that of 19/12/2012.
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Regulations
55.
—(1)  The Minister may make regulations not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act for all or any of the following purposes:
(a)
prescribing anything which is to be or may be prescribed under the provisions of this Act;
(b)
prescribing the forms to be used for the purposes of this Act;
(c)
prescribing —
(i)
the period for which permits shall be valid;
(ii)
the terms and conditions subject to which any person (other than a person referred to in sub-paragraph (v)) may be granted a permit and the authority who may issue permits;
(iii)
the terms and conditions subject to which any person (other than a person referred to in sub-paragraph (v)) may be granted a pass entitling him to enter and remain temporarily within Singapore, the period for which any pass may be granted, the classes of passes and the authority who may issue passes;
(iv)
the terms and conditions subject to which any person may be granted a certificate of status entitling him to enter Singapore, the period for which the certificate may be granted and the authority who may issue such certificates;
(v)
the terms and conditions subject to which any person who has ceased to be a citizen of Singapore may be granted a permit or a pass entitling him to enter, re-enter or remain temporarily within Singapore, including but not limited to the period for which such a permit or pass may be granted, the classes of such permits and passes and the authority who may issue such permits or passes;
(d)
providing for the payment and recovery of any expenses incurred by the Government in connection with the detention, maintenance, medical treatment and removal from Singapore of any person under the provisions of this Act;
(e)
prescribing the place where, the person to whom and the manner in which application to enter Singapore shall be made;
(ea)
providing for the circumstances for granting Singapore visas and the conditions subject to which a Singapore visa may be granted;
(eb)
providing for the manner in which personal identifiers (within the meaning of Part VA) are obtained and kept;
(f)
prescribing the procedure to be followed by persons entering Singapore;
(g)
prescribing the procedure to be followed by authorities in the exercise of their functions under this Act;
(ga)
providing for the taking or recording of any personal identifier of —
(i)
any person who applies for or has been issued with a permit or pass;
(ii)
any person suspected or have been convicted of an offence under section 5, 6(1), 15 or 36 or the regulations; or
(iii)
any prohibited immigrant;
(h)
governing the procedure to be followed and the fees and costs to be paid on any appeal;
(i)
providing for a deposit or security to be made or given by or in respect of any person as a condition of, or for the grant of, an entry permit, a re-entry permit or a pass to him and the conditions subject to which the deposit or security may be forfeited;
(j)
prescribing the fees to be charged upon the issue of any entry permit, re-entry permit, certificate, pass, Singapore visa or document issued or to be issued under this Act or the regulations and the processing of any application for the issue of such entry permit, re-entry permit, certificate, pass, Singapore visa or document;
[Act 18 of 2012 wef 19/12/2012]
(ja)
prescribing different fees for different classes of applicants for any entry permit, re-entry permit, certificate, pass, Singapore visa or document issued or to be issued under this Act or the regulations, and any application fee so prescribed need not bear any relationship to the cost of issuing or processing the entry permit, re-entry permit, certificate, pass, Singapore visa or document;
[Act 18 of 2012 wef 19/12/2012]
(k)
prescribing the penalties not exceeding imprisonment for 6 months or a fine of $1,000 or both for the breach of the regulations;
[Act 18 of 2012 wef 19/12/2012]
(ka)
prescribing the penalties for the late payment of any fees prescribed under the regulations; and
[Act 18 of 2012 wef 19/12/2012]
(l)
generally for the better carrying into effect of the purposes and provisions of this Act.
[34/98; 53/2004; 33/2007]
(2)  All regulations made under this section shall be presented to Parliament as soon as possible after publication in the Gazette.
(3)  If a resolution is passed within the next 3 months after the regulations are so presented disapproving the regulations or any part thereof, the regulations or such part thereof, as the case may be, shall thenceforth cease to have effect but without prejudice to the validity of anything previously done thereunder.