No. S 116
Passports Act 2007
(Act 33 of 2007)
Passports (Amendment) Regulations 2008
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 60 of the Passports Act 2007, the Minister for Home Affairs hereby makes the following Regulations:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Passports (Amendment) Regulations 2008 and shall come into operation on 4th March 2008.
New regulation 13A
2.  The Passports Regulations 2007 (G.N. No. S 651/2007) are amended by inserting, immediately after regulation 13, the following regulation:
Translated particulars
13A.—(1)  Where the Controller endorses a condition on any Singapore passport or Singapore temporary travel document that allows all or any of the particulars of the holder of the Singapore passport or Singapore temporary travel document to be translated into a specific language by a translator or an interpreter of the holder’s choice and in such form provided by the Controller, the translator or interpreter who so translates the particulars truly and accurately shall be regarded as being authorised to make such alterations to the Singapore passport or Singapore temporary travel document, as the case may be.
(2)  Any reference in paragraph (1) to a translator or an interpreter shall be a reference to an individual who —
(a)provides translation or interpretation services in the course of business or employment; and
(b)is accredited to, or a member of, a professional translators’ or interpreters’ association or business, whether within or outside Singapore.”.

Made this 29th day of February 2008.

Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Home Affairs,
[MHA 53/99/01; AG/LEG/SL/220/2005/1 Vol. 2]
(To be presented to Parliament under section 60(4) of the Passports Act 2007).