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COVID-19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020
(ACT 14 OF 2020)
COVID-19 (Temporary Measures)
(Control Order) (Amendment)
Regulations 2020
In exercise of the powers conferred by section 34(1) of the COVID‑19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020 read with section 243(3) of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68), the Minister for Health makes the following Regulations:
Citation and commencement
1.  These Regulations are the COVID‑19 (Temporary Measures) (Control Order) (Amendment) Regulations 2020 and come into operation on 9 April 2020.
New Part 4
2.  The COVID‑19 (Temporary Measures) (Control Order) Regulations 2020 (G.N. No. S 254/2020) are amended by inserting, immediately after regulation 13, the following Part:
Compoundable offences
14.—(1)  An offence under section 34(7) or 35(9) or (10) of the Act may be compounded by any of the following persons, in accordance with section 243(2), (4) and (5) of the Criminal Procedure Code (Cap. 68):
(a)the Director of Medical Services;
(b)the Director‑General of Public Health appointed under section 3(1) of the Environmental Public Health Act (Cap. 95);
(c)the Director‑General, Food Administration appointed under section 3(1) of the Sale of Food Act (Cap. 283);
(d)an enforcement officer authorised by the Minister for the purposes of this regulation.
(2)  The maximum sum for which an offence mentioned in paragraph (1) may be compounded is $2,000.”.
Made on 9 April 2020.
Permanent Secretary
(Health Development),
Ministry of Health,
[AG/LEGIS/SL/65C/2020/2 Vol. 1]
(To be presented to Parliament under section 34(4) of the COVID‑19 (Temporary Measures) Act 2020).