Transport Safety Investigations Act 2018(No. 36 of 2018)
Table of Contents
Part 1 PRELIMINARY
1 Short title and commencement
3 Purpose of Act
4 Act binds Government
5 Application of Act
6 Application outside Singapore
7 Interface with other written laws
Part 2 TRANSPORT SAFETY INVESTIGATION BUREAU OF SINGAPORE
8 Transport Safety Investigation Bureau of Singapore
9 Functions of TSIB
10 International obligations
11 Director of TSIB
Part 3 REPORTING OF TRANSPORT OCCURRENCES
12 Immediately and ordinary reportable matters
13 Director may require report
Part 4 INVESTIGATIONS AND REPORTS
Division 1 Investigations
14 Preliminary assessment after notification
15 Duty to investigate
16 Restriction on transport occurrence investigated
17 Reopening of investigation
18 Recovery of costs and expenses of investigation
Division 2 Investigation reports
19 Draft reports
20 Investigation reports, etc., to be published
21 Reports inadmissible as evidence
22 Responses to reports of, or containing, safety recommendations
Division 3 Investigators
24 Identification cards
25 Public servants
Division 4 Powers of investigation
26 Access to accident site premises, transport vehicle wreckage, etc.
27 Powers after entering accident site premises, wreckage, etc.
28 Power to obtain information
29 Power to require medical examination, etc.
30 Powers to detain transport vehicle
31 Power to control accident site, etc.
32 Exception for rescue efforts, etc.
Part 5 OFFENCES
Division 1 Offences
33 Adversely affecting investigations, etc.
34 Otherwise hindering investigations, etc.
35 Unauthorised entry to cordoned‑off area, etc.
36 Non‑compliance with requirement to answer, etc.
Division 2 Defences
37 Self‑incrimination not defence
38 Other defences
Division 3 General
39 Offences by corporations
40 Offences by unincorporated associations or partnerships
41 Jurisdiction of courts
42 Composition of offences
Part 6 LIMITS ON DISCLOSURE OF INFORMATION
43 Restricted information
44 Not compellable to give evidence
45 Acts of unlawful interference
Part 7 MISCELLANEOUS
46 Protection from liability
47 General exemption
48 Service of documents
50 Presentation to Parliament
Part 8 AMENDMENTS TO OTHER ACTS
51 Amendment of Air Navigation Act
52 Amendment of Civil Aviation Authority of Singapore Act
53 Amendment of Land Transport Authority of Singapore Act
54 Amendment of Maritime and Port Authority of Singapore Act
55 Amendment of Public Utilities Act
56 Amendment of Rapid Transit Systems Act
57 Saving and transitional