No. S 201
Employment Agencies Act
(Chapter 92)
Employment Agency (Amendment) Rules 2004
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 29(1) of the Employment Agencies Act, Dr Ng Eng Hen, Minister of State, Ministry of Education, charged with the responsibility of the Minister for Manpower, hereby makes the following Rules:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Rules may be cited as the Employment Agency (Amendment) Rules 2004 and shall come into operation on 19th April 2004.
Deletion and substitution of rule 5
2.  Rule 5 of the Employment Agency Rules (R 1) is deleted and the following rule substituted therefor:
5.  The Commissioner may, before granting or renewing a licence, require the applicant to furnish —
(a)where the applicant is able to prove that he is carrying on an employment agency which has been accredited under an accreditation scheme approved by the Commissioner, a cash security deposit or a bank guarantee of $10,000; and
(b)in any other case, a cash security deposit or a bank guarantee of $20,000.”.

Made this 14th day of April 2004.

Permanent Secretary,
Ministry of Manpower,
[WP 19:22; AG/LEG/SL/92/2004/1 Vol. 1]
(To be presented to Parliament under section 29(2) of the Employment Agencies Act).