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REPUBLIC OF SINGAPORE
GOVERNMENT GAZETTE
ACTS SUPPLEMENT
Published by Authority

NO. 1] Friday, January 13 [1995

The following Act was passed by Parliament on 5th December 1994 and assented to by the President on 24th December 1994:—
National Registration (Amendment) Act 1994

(No. 28 of 1994)


I assent.

ONG TENG CHEONG
President.
24th December 1994.
Date of Commencement: 1st March 1995
An Act to amend the National Registration Act (Chapter 201 of the 1992 Revised Edition), and to make consequential amendments to certain other Acts.
Be it enacted by the President with the advice and consent of the Parliament of Singapore, as follows:
Short title and commencement
1.  This Act may be cited as the National Registration (Amendment) Act 1994 and shall come into operation on such date as the Minister may, by notification in the Gazette, appoint.
Amendment of section 6
2.  Section 6 of the National Registration Act (referred to in this Act as the principal Act) is amended by inserting, immediately after subsection (2), the following subsection:
(3)  Nothing in this section shall prevent the re-registration of a person who fails to re-register within the period specified in subsection (1).”.
New section 8A
3.  The principal Act is amended by inserting, immediately after section 8, the following section:
Transmission of information of change of a person’s place of residence to Government departments, statutory authorities and public officers
8A.
—(1)  Where —
(a)
any person is required by any written law to inform any Government department, statutory authority or public officer of any change of his place of residence; and
(b)
it is provided by such written law that that person shall be deemed to have complied with the requirement thereunder to inform the Government department, statutory authority or public officer of any change of his place of residence if he makes a report of the change under section 8,
the Commissioner shall, upon that person making a report of a change of his place of residence under section 8, transmit to the Government department, statutory authority or public officer information of the change of that person’s place of residence as reported by him.
(2)  Where the Commissioner has transmitted information of a change of a person’s place of residence to any Government department, statutory authority or public officer under subsection (1) —
(a)
neither the Government nor any registration officer nor any authorised person involved in the transmission of the information shall be liable for any loss or damage suffered by any person as a result of any error or omission of whatever nature appearing in the information transmitted or however caused if such error or omission was made in good faith and in the ordinary course of the discharge of the duties of such registration officer or authorised person; and
(b)
the Government department, statutory authority or public officer to which or to whom the information has been transmitted shall not be liable for any loss or damage suffered by any person as a result of any error or omission of whatever nature appearing in the information transmitted or however caused by any registration officer or authorised person involved in the transmission of the information.
(3)  For the purpose of this section, “public officer” shall include the holder of any statutory office.”.
Amendment of section 13
4.  Section 13 (3) of the principal Act is amended by deleting the words “subsection (1) (b) or (c)” in the third line and substituting the words “subsection (1) (a), (b) or (c)”.
Consequential amendments
5.  The provisions of the Acts specified in the first column of the Schedule are amended in the manner set out in the second column thereof.