No. S 125
Road Traffic Act
(Chapter 276)
Road Traffic (Motor Vehicles, Registration and Licensing) (Amendment) Rules 1998
In exercise of the powers conferred by sections 34 and 140 of the Road Traffic Act, the Minister for Communications hereby makes the following Rules:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Rules may be cited as the Road Traffic (Motor Vehicles, Registration and Licensing) (Amendment) Rules 1998 and shall come into operation on 23rd March 1998.
Amendment of Third Schedule
2.  The Third Schedule to the Road Traffic (Motor Vehicles, Registration and Licensing) Rules (R 5) is amended —
(a)by deleting the words "and car-sharing co-operatives" under the heading Types of Vehicles against the Index Series "S SA SB SC, etc." and "E EA EB EC, etc. SBA, SBB SBC SBD, etc. SCA SCE SCF SCG, etc." and substituting the words ", car-sharing co-operatives, companies, business concerns, professional firms, societies, associations, clubs, etc.";
(b)by inserting, immediately after the words "clubs, etc." under the heading Types of Vehicles against the Index Series "Q QA QB QC, etc. QEA QEB QEC QED, etc. QBA QBB QBC QBD, etc. QCA QCE QCF QCG, etc.", the words ", with a certificate of entitlement issued before 1st April 1998";
(c)by inserting, immediately after the words "Excursion buses" under the heading Types of Vehicles against the Index Series "PB PH PZ", the words "registered with a certificate of entitlement issued before 1st April 1998";
(d)by inserting, immediately after the words "Private hire cars" under the heading Types of Vehicles against the Index Series "SZ SZA, etc.", the words "registered with a certificate of entitlement issued before 1st April 1998";
(e)by deleting the words "3.0 metric tons" under the heading Types of Vehicles against the Index Series "G GA GB GC, etc.", "Y YA YB YC, etc." and "X XA XB XC, etc." and substituting in each case the words "3.5 metric tons"; and
(f)by inserting, immediately below the Index Series "RU", the following entries under the headings "Index Series" and "Types of Vehicles":
PA PC PD, etc.
Private buses, Private hire buses or Excursion buses registered with a certificate of entitlement issued on or after 1st April 1998.
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[G.N. Nos. S292/96; S39/97; S358/97]

Made this 20th day of March 1998.

TEO MING KIAN
Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Communications,
Singapore
[LTA/VT/71/243/V5; AG/LEG/SL/276/97/9 Vol.1]
(To be presented to Parliament under section 141 of the Road Traffic Act).