No. S 196
Central Provident Fund Act
(Chapter 36)
Central Provident Fund (Amendment) Rules 2006
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 77(2) of the Central Provident Fund Act, the Central Provident Fund Board hereby makes the following Rules:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Rules may be cited as the Central Provident Fund (Amendment) Rules 2006 and shall come into operation on 1st April 2006.
Amendment of rule 3
2.  Rule 3 of the Central Provident Fund Rules (R 3) is amended —
(a)by deleting paragraphs (1) and (2) and substituting the following paragraphs:
(1)  Every employer shall, when he first submits to the Board the contributions payable for his employees, apply to register himself with the Board as an employer.
(2)  An application for registration under paragraph (1) shall be made in such form and manner as may be required by the Board.
(3)  Upon receiving the requisite form from an employer, the Board shall register the employer and allot an employer’s reference number to him.”;
(b)by renumbering the existing paragraphs (3) and (4) as paragraphs (4) and (5) respectively; and
(c)by deleting the rule heading and substituting the following rule heading:
Registration of employer”.
[G.N. Nos. S 697/2002; S 259/2003; S 779/2004]

Made this 29th day of March 2006.

Central Provident Fund Board,
[MMC 8.1/97 V5; AG/LEG/SL/36/2005/21 Vol. 1]
(To be presented to Parliament under section 78(2) of the Central Provident Fund Act).