Passports Act 2007(No. 33 of 2007)
Table of Contents
Part I PRELIMINARY
1 Short title and commencement
3 Meaning of "personal identifier"
4 Extra-territorial operation of Act
5 Controller and authorised officers
Part II ISSUE OF SINGAPORE PASSPORTS AND TRAVEL DOCUMENTS
Division 1 Singapore passports
6 Application for Singapore passport
7 Issue of Singapore passport
8 Validity of Singapore passport
9 Extension of non-biometric Singapore passport
10 Endorsement of Singapore passport
Division 2 Singapore temporary travel document
11 Purpose of Singapore temporary travel document
12 Application for Singapore temporary travel document
13 Issue of Singapore temporary travel document
14 Validity of Singapore temporary travel document
15 No extension of Singapore temporary travel document
Division 3 Emergency and other travel documents
16 Issue of Singapore document of identity, etc.
17 Validity of Singapore document of identity, etc.
18 Issue of other Singapore travel documents
Part III REFUSING OR CANCELLING SINGAPORE PASSPORTS AND TRAVEL DOCUMENTS
Division 1 General
19 When Singapore passport may be refused
20 When Singapore travel document may be refused
21 When Singapore passport, etc., may be cancelled
22 Cancellation of Singapore document of identity, etc.
Division 2 Law enforcement reasons for refusing or cancelling
23 Reasons relating to law enforcement
24 Reasons relating to potential for harmful conduct
Division 3 Other reasons for refusing or cancelling
25 Repeated loss or thefts of Singapore passports
26 Concurrently valid Singapore passports, etc.
Division 4 Appeals against refusals and cancellations
28 Appeal to Minister
Part IV POWERS OF ENFORCEMENT
29 Demand for surrender of suspicious Singapore passports, etc.
30 Demand for surrender of cancelled Singapore passports, etc.
31 Search and seizure of cancelled Singapore passports, etc.
32 Powers of arrest and prosecution
33 Identification to be produced during enforcement
Part V OFFENCES RELATING TO SINGAPORE PASSPORTS AND TRAVEL DOCUMENTS
Division 1 Application and definitions
34 Geographical application of this Part
35 Interpretation of this Part
Division 2 Offences
36 Falsifying Singapore passports, etc.
37 Possessing false Singapore passports, etc.
38 Bringing, taking or sending false Singapore passports, etc., across international borders
39 Making or giving false or misleading statements or information
40 Furnishing false or misleading documents
41 Improper use or possession of Singapore passports, etc.
42 Selling Singapore passports, etc.
43 Damaging Singapore passport, etc.
44 Dishonestly obtaining Singapore passport, etc.
45 Failure to notify loss of Singapore passport, etc.
46 Failure to surrender cancelled or invalid Singapore passport, etc.
47 Offences relating to false foreign travel documents
48 Unauthorised issue of Singapore passports, etc.
49 Obstructing authorised officer, etc.
Division 3 General provisions
50 Offences by bodies corporate, etc.
51 Jurisdiction of court
52 Composition of offences
Part VI OBLIGATIONS RELATING TO IDENTIFYING INFORMATION
53 Interpretation of this Part
54 Methods and technologies for travel documents
55 Authorising disclosure of or access to identifying information
56 Accessing or disclosing identifying information
Part VII MISCELLANEOUS
57 Singapore passports, etc., are property of Government
58 Power to exempt
59 Service of documents, etc.
62 Consequential and related amendments to Immigration Act
63 Savings and transitional provisions
Consequential and Related Amendments to Immigration Act