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Part I REGISTRATION AND LICENSING OF VEHICLES

Part IA ROAD-USER CHARGES

Part II LICENSING OF DRIVERS

Part III LICENSING OF DRIVING INSTRUCTORS AND DRIVING SCHOOLS

Part IV GENERAL PROVISIONS RELATING TO ROAD TRAFFIC

Division 1 — Provisions as to driving and offences in connection therewith

Division 2 — Accidents

Division 3 — Miscellaneous

Part V PUBLIC SERVICE VEHICLES

Part VA LICENSING OF TAXI SERVICE OPERATORS

Part VB LICENSING OF BUS INTERCHANGE AND BUS DEPOT OPERATORS

Part VI PROVISIONS AS TO USE OF HIGHWAYS

Part VII MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

FIRST SCHEDULE Specified Acts

SECOND SCHEDULE Classification and descriptions of public service vehicles

THIRD SCHEDULE Specified offences

Legislative History

Comparative Table

 
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Vehicles licensed outside Singapore
12.
—(1)  Where any vehicle not registered under this Act is kept or used on any road in Singapore by a person who is —
(a)
a citizen of Singapore;
(b)
a resident of Singapore; or
(c)
the holder of a work pass issued under the Employment of Foreign Manpower Act (Cap. 91A),
the tax chargeable under section 11(1)(a) shall be paid in respect of the vehicle by the person keeping or using it in Singapore as if that vehicle is first registered and used in Singapore.
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(2)  Any person who has in his possession or comes into possession of, or uses, a motor vehicle in respect of which a licence issued under the provisions of any law of any country relating to motor vehicles is in force shall inform the Registrar, within such period as may be prescribed, if he is a resident of Singapore or takes up residence in Singapore.
(3)  For the purposes of this section, a person is deemed to be a resident of Singapore if he —
(a)
has been granted the status of a permanent resident of Singapore by the competent authority, even though he may not have a place of residence in Singapore; or
(b)
resides in Singapore for a continuous period of 6 months and any temporary period or periods of absence during that period is immaterial.
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(4)  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.
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History for Provision '12 Vehicles licensed outside Singapore'.
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31/12/2004
Formal Consolidation
17 May 2005
Act
276 of 2004
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31/12/2004
Formal Consolidation
17 May 2005
2004 RevEd
 
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01/07/2007
Informal Consolidation
11 June 2007
Amended
Act 30 of 2007

01/11/2010
Informal Consolidation
29 October 2010
Amended
Act 24 of 2010

10/03/2014
Informal Consolidation
04 March 2014
Amended
Act 4 of 2014