No. S 196
Roads Traffic Act
Chapter 276
Road Traffic (Traffic Signs) (Amendment) Rules 1997
In exercise of the powers conferred by sections 119 and 140 of the Road Traffic Act, the Land Transport Authority of Singapore, with the approval of the Minister for Communications, hereby makes the following Rules:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Rules may be cited as the Road Traffic (Traffic Signs) (Amendment) Rules 1997 and shall come into operation on 16th April 1997.
Amendment of rule 3
2.  Rule 3(1) of the Road Traffic (Traffic Signs) Rules (R 33) (referred to in these Rules as the principal Rules) is amended —
(a)by deleting the words “in diagrams 1 to 40” in the first line of sub-paragraph (a);
(b)by deleting the words “in diagrams 41 to 85” in sub-paragraph (b); and
(c)by deleting the words “in diagrams 86(a) to 156” in sub-paragraph (c).
Amendment of rule 11
3.  Rule 11(f) of the principal Rules is amended —
(a)by deleting sub-paragraph (i) and substituting the following sub-paragraph:
(i)the illuminated red light shall be taken as prohibiting vehicles from proceeding beyond the stop line or broken lines on the road provided in conjunction with the signals, subject to sub-paragraphs (v) and (ix);”;
(b)by deleting the word “and” at the end of sub-paragraph (vii); and
(c)by deleting the full-stop at the end of sub-paragraph (viii) and substituting the word “; and”, and by inserting immediately thereafter the following sub-paragraph:
(i)where allowed by the appropriate sign as shown in diagram 161(a) or 161(b) in Part III of the Schedule, a vehicle which —
(A)is on a lane from which a left turn or a right turn may, by virtue of any sign or marking as shown in the Schedule, be made; and
(B)in compliance with the illuminated red light, has stopped at the stop line or broken lines on the road provided in conjunction with the signals,
may, with caution and due regard to the safety of other users of the road and precedence to pedestrians and to traffic in other directions, proceed beyond the stop line or broken lines and make a left turn or a right turn, as the case may be.”.
Amendment of Schedule
4.  Part III of the Schedule to the principal Rules is amended by inserting, immediately after diagram 160(f), the following diagrams:
“Diagram 161(a)
 
Diagram 161(b)
 
Diagram 161(c)
 
Diagram 161(d)
 
Diagram 161(e)
”.
 
[G.N. Nos. S 442/92; S 540/93; S 341/94; S 466/94; S 48/95; S 61/95; S 192/95; S 205/95; S 229/95; S 538/95; S 171/96; S 319/96]
Made this 11th day of April 1997.
FOCK SIEW WAH
Chairman,
Land Transport Authority of Singapore.
[LTA/LG/43.16.04/03(96-288); AG/SL/14/95/7]
(To be presented to Parliament under section 141 of the Road Traffic Act).