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Contents

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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 22/08/2014, you requested the version in force on 22/08/2014 incorporating all amendments published on or before 22/08/2014. The closest version currently available is that of 19/12/2012.
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Medical examination
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—(1)  For the purpose of exercising his powers and carrying out his functions and duties under this Act or the regulations, an immigration officer may require any person who desires to enter Singapore, or to whom a permit, pass or certificate has been issued, to submit to an examination by a registered medical practitioner.
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(2)  The registered medical practitioner shall, upon completion of an examination of a person under subsection (1), submit a copy of the results of the examination to the Controller.
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(3)  Notwithstanding the provisions of any other written law or rule of law, a registered medical practitioner shall, if required by the Controller for the purposes of exercising his powers and carrying out his functions and duties under this Act or the regulations, furnish the Controller with a copy of any medical record relating to a person who has been examined pursuant to subsection (1) as the Controller may require.
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(4)  Any person to whom a permit, pass or certificate has been issued who, without reasonable excuse, refuses to submit to an examination when required by an immigration officer under subsection (1) 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 6 months or to both.
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(5)  The Controller may cancel the permit, pass or certificate of any person who refuses to submit to any examination when required to do so by an immigration officer under subsection (1).
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(6)  On making any cancellation under subsection (5), the Controller shall, by notification which, if the address of the person is known, shall be sent to him at that address and otherwise shall be published in such manner as the Controller thinks fit, inform the person affected of the grounds on which the cancellation has been made.
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(7)  A person whose permit, pass or certificate is cancelled under subsection (5) may, within such time and in such manner as may be prescribed, appeal against the cancellation to the Minister whose decision shall be final.
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(8)  In this section, “registered medical practitioner” means a medical practitioner registered under the Medical Registration Act (Cap. 174) who is employed in any hospital or medical institution and is designated by name or office by the Controller in writing for the purposes of this section.
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